Founded in 2008, iSentium uses patented Natural Language Processing (NLP) to extract sentiment from unstructured social content then instantly transforms it into highly actionable indicators in Finance, Brand Management and Politics. iSentium is proven in the market and is vetted by J.P. Morgan and NASDAQ.
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The Management Team
Gautham SastriChief Executive Officer
Gautham Sastri is a seasoned technology entrepreneur and investor with over 30 years of experience in signal processing cloud.Read More
Gautham Sastri is a seasoned technology entrepreneur and investor with over 30 years of experience in signal processing, cloud computing, and intelligence gathering. The former COO of SGI, Gautham holds 4 patents and has published 40+ papers on signal processing. He has a track record of tackling big data problems in areas that range from seismic processing to weather forecasting to large-scale simulations/data analysis for government agencies.
Gautham joined iSentium in 2010, having previously founded Terrascale Technologies (acquired by Rackable Systems, now SGI Corp [NASDAQ:SGI]), and Maximum Throughput (acquired by Avid Technology [NASDAQ:AVID]). Subsequent to the acquisition of Terrascale by Rackable, Gautham was elevated to the position of COO, overseeing a revenue stream of $500MM/annum.
He has published numerous technical papers and has been an invited speaker at many conferences. He has co-authored two granted patents in the field of cloud storage, two in the field of sentiment analysis, and has two additional patents pending.
Gautham takes his passion for speed and precision onto the race track as well as an avid race car driver.
Dr. Anna Maria Di SciulloChief Technology Officer
Dr. Anna Maria Di Sciullo is a world-renowned linguist and student of Professor Noam Chomsky, often called "the founder of...Read More
Dr. Anna Maria Di Sciullo is a world-renowned linguist and student of Professor Noam Chomsky, often called “the founder of modern linguistics.” She is a postdoctoral scholar from MIT and a visiting scientist at M.I.T. and Harvard. She is the co-author of 2 patents, has received numerous awards, and was designated a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Dr. Di Sciullo has authored 18 books and over 150 papers, and has received research grants in excess of $8.5 Million.
Dr. Di Sciullo is also Full Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Associate Professor of the Cognitive Computation Program at the University of Quebec in Montreal. Her work in theoretical linguistics, and in particular in the asymmetry of natural language, gave rise to MIT Press Oxford University press publications. Her work in Natural Language Processing led to the formulation of the Asymmetry Recovering Parser, providing deterministic parses for linguistic expressions. Her recent work in Language and mathematics led to the engineering of a sentiment mining system based on a compositional calculus applied on asymmetric relations.
Dr. Di Sciullo founded the Federation on Natural Language Processing, which brings together main actors in the area of theoretical linguistics, computational linguistics and information technology. More recently, she founded the International Network on Biolinguistics, bridging biology, linguistics, and Natural Language Processing.
Ray Tierney is a veteran's veteran in Financial Services. His resume includes lengthy tenures at Morgan Stanley & Co., Morgan Stanley InvestmentRead More
Ray Tierney is a veteran’s veteran in Financial Services. His resume includes lengthy tenures at Morgan Stanley & Co., Morgan Stanley Investment Management and Bloomberg spanning his 36 years in Capital Markets. Ranked #1 on Institutional Investors 2016 Trading Technology 40, Tierney has long been at the forefront in the emerging world of FINTECH and the expansive new horizon it presents financial services.
Tierney stated, “I set out to position myself in a private FINTECH organization that has a strategic focus in capital markets.” He continued, “iSentium, with their strong management team, raw processing power and data science IP separates them from the pack of providers in Alternative data, specifically social media and social driven news feeds. The continued acceptance and adoption of alternative data in capital markets is very much what the reimagination of financial services is all about and the perfect complement to where I could leverage my experience, passion, and drive to scale and accelerate our growth forward.”
In addition to his drive to effect change and build businesses, Tierney is also well known for his leadership in Diversity and Inclusion initiatives, as well as his presence in the community. In 2017, Tierney was awarded the inaugural Ken Heath Award by the STA for the leadership he has shown in empowering women and underrepresented groups in finance. He also sits on several Boards, including The Ronald McDonald House as well as National Organization of Investment Professionals (NOIP).
Jake SedlockEVP/Chief Revenue Officer
For over 20 years, Jake Sedlock has helped build successful go-to-market strategies for high-growth companies. He successfully...Read More
For over 20 years, Jake Sedlock has helped build successful go-to-market strategies for high-growth companies. He successfully combines comprehensive planning, collaboration, and implementation skills into programs that outperform sales targets and build profitable, long-term client relationships. Jake has managed hundreds of qualitative and quantitative projects for Fortune 500 clients, including Microsoft, Home Depot, and Ford Motor.
Jake’s experience spans both custom and syndicated research ecosystems. Prior to his work in the market research industry, Jake worked extensively in the Asia/Pacific market, developing new business relationships and evaluating acquisitions for Parker Hannifin. Jake is an alumnus of the University of Michigan’s Engineering School and has an M.B.A. from Carnegie Mellon University.
Jake is also a professional benefit auctioneer and graduate of the Nashville Auction School. Jake’s voice is featured in our “iSentium Knows” video at the top of this website.
Noam TaschVP Finance & Strategy
iSentium's strategic compass, Noam Tasch has over 12 years experience in financial services, technology development, computing, and...Read More
iSentium’s strategic compass, Noam Tasch has over 12 years experience in financial services, technology development, and management consulting.
During his career, he has held multiple global strategy and business transformation positions across Citi Institutional Clients Group, Consumer Bank, and Private Bank, including his last mandate to transform Citi’s global fund distribution business as SVP and Global Mutual Funds Sales & Distribution Lead.
Most recently, Noam was Senior Director, Digital Transformation at S&P Global Ratings. He earned an MBA from Georgetown University, and a BS in Industrial Engineering from Penn State University.
Like our corporate calling, Noam is fast, accurate and predictive.
Mike LaMonicaVP Operations/Creative Director
Mike LaMonica is a classically trained marketing professional who has the rare ability to stay fluent in all that is new. He has worked with...Read More
Mike LaMonica is a classically trained marketing professional who has the rare ability to stay fluent in all that is new. He has worked with some of the nation’s highest profile and most influential brands, delivering creative ideas for everything from the back of pantyhose packages to 2 commercials that have appeared on the Super Bowl. Mike has won a Clio for Best Copywriter in the United States and is also a Getty Images contracted Photographer.
Mike has been in the Communication Arts awards as a Creative Director, Writer, Art Director, Designer, and Photographer. Most recently, he was Creative Director of South Florida’s largest private employer, Baptist Health.
Mike is in the top 2 fastest swimmers in the world in his age group for the 100 Meter Butterfly and 200 Meter Butterfly events and is #1 in the US for the 200 yard butterfly event.
Leron WellsPrincipal Engineer
Leron Wells brings over 30 years of experience in developing signal processing algorithms and solving big data problems for the Oil & Gass...Read More
Leron Wells brings over 30 years of experience in developing signal processing algorithms and solving big data problems for the Oil & Gas industry. Over the years, he watched the transition from data being processed on 9-track tapes to the original hard drives. From his first job as a computer operator at Digicon Geophysical in 1987 to his last position as VP of Research and Development at Tsunami Development, Leron has built a track record around delivering edge.
Leron’s experience has allowed him to see huge, liquid-cooled main frames eventually become replaced by clusters of personal computers and all the paradigm shifts required in software development to meet those changes. He has served roles as computer operator, software developer, sales support, system administration, research and development. As an Executive, and has exited startup companies twice. He has spent a large portion of his career striving to provide both employers and customers with cutting-edge Geoscience products. In delivering the most critical product to employers over the years, Leron has found that the essence of that product is always information.
Leron hails from Texas where everything is bigger including his engineering solutions.
John SnyderPrincipal Technologist
John leads our team of brilliant software engineers developing proprietary patented artificial intelligence that analyzes human...Read More
John leads our team of brilliant software engineers developing proprietary patented artificial intelligence that analyzes human sentiment from the written word.
John comes to iSENTIUM from Oracle and is responsible for the output of the iSENTIUM Engineering Team. He also develops and implements business and process improvements and technology optimizations for big data analytic cloud migration. John ensures Engineering achieves the most efficient and highest performance possible.