About Us

We are a group of practical idealists who believe that applied properly, data can be used to solve the world's biggest problems.

Team


Paul Duan

Paul specializes in fraud detection, people analytics and terrible puns. Formerly Data Scientist at Eventbrite. His previous work has been featured in the WSJ, Kaggle and Healthcare Data Consortium. He enjoys IMAX movies, outlandish thought experiments, and being French.

Paul Duan

Founder, President

Mehdi Jamei

Mehdi holds a PhD in EECS from UC Berkeley and a passion for breadmaking and coffee brewing. He also has a reputation for going up any hills or mountains nearby.

Mehdi Jamei

US Executive Director | USA

Kirtan Upadhyaya

Kirtan was Director of Partnerships for Free Ventures, a technology nonprofit incubator, and ran product at Decisive Health. He has a passion for politics and gleaming flawless hair.

Kirtan Upadhyaya

Head of Business Operations | USA

Florian Jourda

Florian was the first engineer at Box, which he helped grow to 1300 employees in the 8 years he worked there. He has the strongest French accent in the team, he can sometimes be found dancing in pink spandex.

Florian Jourda

Product Management | France

Pascal Corpet

Pascal started programming when he was 8 and never really stopped, or just briefly to get some sleep. Before joining the team he was a Staff Software Engineer at Google where he was known for leading by example. He is fond of kids (he has many), and commutes on rollerblades.

Pascal Corpet

Software Development | France

Margaux Salzman

Margaux has worked previously for nonprofit startups in Ghana and in the US. She loves Iceland and making the world a better place, and can't resist a good chocolate croissant.

Margaux Salzman

Operations | France

John Métois

Since his childhood, John has been passionate about design and interfaces. He started to design at the age of 14 by making DVD covers and publishing them online. He is obsessed with symmetry, and it inspires him every day. As a true French, he obviously loves cheese and wine.

John Métois

UX Design | France

Guillaume Chaslot

Guillaume specializes in applied AI and optimization. He built Go AIs that thought against professionals during his PhD as well as algorithms to maximize YouTube watch time at Google and to simplify the tax legislation at the French government. He likes dancing and rollerblading, preferably together.

Guillaume Chaslot

Software Development | France

Brian Lewis

Brian is a data scientist and software engineer with experience in healthcare. He holds a BS in Math from Stanford and MS from University of Wisconsin-Madison. He enjoys solving crossword puzzles, reading obscure works of fiction, and befriending cats.

Brian Lewis

Software Development | USA

Éric Boucher

Éric came to the Bay Area in 2015 to get a MSc at Stanford, where he focused on data science and entrepreneurship. Despite missing cheese and baguette a lot, he finds solace in sailing on the bay and skiing in Tahoe.

Éric Boucher

Software Development | USA

Andrea Egan

Andrea, an east-coaster at heart, came to the Bay Area from MA, with stops for a BA from Barnard College in NYC and an MS in Physics at CU Boulder in CO along the way. The continuing theme along the way has been a love of growing, cooking, and eating good food.

Andrea Egan

Software Development | USA

Lucie Baron

Lucie is just super fun to be around! She is also very keen on social innovation and sustainability. She co-founded the French branch of the global NGO Liter of Light, where she brought sustainable lighting to one of the refugee camps in northern France.

Lucie Baron

Business Development | France

Sinclaire Prowse

Sinclaire is an Australian with a fascination for US government and foreign policy. She has worked as the Chief of Staff for an Australian politician, and has a Masters in US Studies. If she’s not outside running long distances, you’ll find her drinking pinot noir or baking something sweet.

Sinclaire Prowse

Operations Associate | USA

Adrien Montcoudiol

Adrien is the cofounder of Mangrove, a community empowering its members to work with more freedom and purpose. He coordinates the Data for Good x Bayes Impact program that enables data scientists to volunteer on social impact projects. When he's not working in Paris or SF, he's probably surfing somewhere in the world.

Adrien Montcoudiol

Community (Volunteer) | France