SYNAPTIQ. WHO WE ARE

Founded in 2015, Synaptiq is a full-scale artificial intelligence consultancy. Our growing team of 25 professionals has backgrounds in management consulting, AI research and application, and product development and management. These seasoned experts partner directly with each client to identify and deliver unique and impactful solutions to real world problems AI solves best. With over 40 clients in over 20 sectors worldwide to date, we are poised to lead the AI-revolution well into the future.

 

LEADERSHIP

STEPHEN SKLAREW

CEO / Co-founder

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.

stephen.sklarew@synaptiq.ai

TIM OATES, PhD

Chief Data Scientist / Co-founder

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.

tim.oates@synaptiq.ai
Lisa Peacock

Advisor

Brian Fravel

Advisor

Jitendra Subramanyam

Advisor

James Latham

Advisor

Chris Ashby

Advisor

TEAM

Harnessing the potential of AI for our clients demands more than the requisite expertise in business and data science. The core tenets of our purpose-built, impactful service offerings are integrity, generosity, ingenuity, and accountability. 

 

We are… 

0
total SeasonedProfessionals inUS + Canada
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of whom are
Data Engineers
0
of whom are
Data Scientists
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of whom have graduate degrees in computer science + engineering
0
of those have PhDs

TECHNOLOGY EXPERTISE

Partnering with Information, Technology, and Product Officers Across Industries

Agriculture

Automotive

Construction

Customer Service

Cybersecurity

Digital Products

Entertainment

Finance

Gaming

Geospatial

Government

Healthcare

Hospitality

Legal

Marketing

Media

Real Estate

Supply Chain

CASE STUDIES