Jeff Catlin has over 20 years of experience in the fields of search, classification and text analytics products and services. He has held technical, managerial and senior management positions within a variety of companies including Thomson Financial and Sovereign Hill Software. Prior to the formation of Lexalytics, Jeff acted as the General Manager for the unstructured data group of LightSpeed Software where he was responsible for sales, marketing and development efforts for the Knowledge Appliance and iFocus products. Prior to joining LightSpeed, he was co-owner of PleasantStreet Technologies which produced a news-filtering product. Jeff graduated from UMass Amherst with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1987.
With over 8 years of experience in NLP, and 3 text analytics startups under his belt, Oleg Rogynskyy is always at the forefront of text mining technology. Oleg's specialty is predicting what the next big thing will be, and making it happen before anyone else. He partnered up with Lexalytics in 2011 to co-found Semantria, a cloud-based text analytics provider, with the intent of bringing NLP technology to non-technical users. After three years of triple-digit growth, Semantria was acquired by Lexalytics in 2014, solidifying their partnership, and making Lexalytics the world's largest text and sentiment analysis cloud. Oleg is also a mentor at StartX and FounderFuel, helping the next generation of entrepreneurs to found successful startups.
Seth is currently 3 for 4 in startups, including co-founding and selling a networking company to Cisco Systems. Seth was into data before it was big, and has been dealing with unstructured data problems for over ten years now. Seth is responsible for all marketing inside of Lexalytics, from arguing about taglines to filling sales' insatiable need for leads. Seth has a degree in Chemistry from Carnegie Mellon University, which occasionally makes him dream of being back at a lab bench when he's debating whether the logo should be teal, cobalt, or more of a robins-egg blue. (For a serious photo, see the Press > Brand Assets section)
Mike Marshall has been working in the unstructured information field for the past 12 years and is a co-founder of Lexalytics. He has been involved in all aspects of Engineering within the company and architected and coded both the Acquisition and Salience Engines. He has also been heavily involved in customer driven solutions, delivering custom applications to a diverse set of clients. Prior to Lexalytics, Mike worked with Jeff Catlin at LightSpeed Software as Principal Engineer and before that he was the Technical Director at Dataware / Leadingside. Mike has a degree in Computing and Micro Electronics from Oxford Brookes University.
Tim Mohler has over 12 years of experience in the fields of text analytics and reputation management and is focused on helping companies get better information for better decisions. He spent 5 years as the Principal for Mohlenaar Consulting where he worked with Fortune 1000 companies implementing text analytics solutions. Prior to Mohlenaar Consulting, he was focused on tying network management information to business goals for financial services firms. He was instrumental in implementing a business services view of the primary market making operations of one of the world’s largest hedge funds. Tim has a degree in Math from Carnegie Mellon University.
Carl Lambrecht has 20 years of experience in client-server software development, professional services, and project management. He most recently held a position at CRA International, Inc. where he served as Associate Director of Application Development. He was responsible for the design, development, and support of multi-tiered web applications for major clients worldwide, including Fonterra's globalDairyTrade platform. Prior to CRA, he worked with Jeff Catlin and Mike Marshall at LightSpeed Software, and at Kinesis/Global Recall developing document management and knowledge management product suites. Carl holds a degree in Aerospace Engineering from Syracuse University and a Master's in Computer Science from Boston University.
Eric Williams has over 18 years of experience in designing cross-platform, enterprise, and consumer software. His specialty is turning complex software into easy-to-use products. Eric’s work has been at the forefront of content management technologies ever since the mid 2000’s, and he’s helped numerous large new media organizations make the most of NLP. Eric worked with many organizations such as Bell, Desjardins, TC Transcontinental, Nstein, and Semantria.