Synaptiq.ai

About Us

Our Story

We've been fortunate enough to make our dream a reality.

Throughout your life, if you’re lucky, you work with people who inspire you, amaze you, and help you grow. Then there are times that cause you to move on and leave those fantastic colleagues behind. But, in the back of your mind you think, “One day we’ll get the band back together and do something exciting!” We’ve been fortunate enough to make that dream a reality.

 

 
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chief executive officer

Stephen Sklarew

As CEO, Stephen oversees all aspects of the business especially sales, marketing, account management, product management, and operations.  

Stephen started his career at Ernst & Young LLP and has over 20 years experience as a management consultant and technology product leader at startups and public companies. He built and managed globally distributed teams, created productive partnerships, and led tech due-diligence for numerous technology acquisitions. He sold and delivered services and products to companies in technology, healthcare, financial services, entertainment, automotive and education industries. Most recently, Stephen was CTO / VP of Product at three innovative SaaS-based product companies using big data, machine learning, mobile and cloud technologies.

Stephen has a B.S. from Virginia Tech (Go Hokies!). Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking with his dogs, and fly fishing.

 
 

 
 
 
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CHIEF DATA SCIENTIST

Dr. Tim Oates

As Chief Data Scientist, Tim leads efforts to define, prototype and build machine learning solutions for customers.

Tim has 25 years of experience as a researcher and practitioner in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.  He's published more than 150 peer-reviewed papers on topics such as time series analysis, sequence mining, natural language processing, relational and graph mining, medical informatics, and machine vision. He has extensive experience helping businesses extract value from their data, with consulting engagements in industries as varied as publishing, medicine, fraud, and geospatial analysis.

Tim's an Oros Family Professor of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, was a postdoctoral associate in the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab, and has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Outside of work, Tim's a father of two and an avid runner.