Co-Founder & Data Engineering Advisor
Polyglot engineer with open minded approach to technologies. Always looking for new challenges and seeking for knowledge. Datastax MVP for Apache Cassandra.
"Life begins at the end of the comfort zone."
Co-founder & CEO
Software engineer with more than 10 years of experience currently focused on data intensive systems. Certified Cassandra developer and Datastax MVP for Apache Cassandra for 2016/2017. Strong believer in balance between good technical skills and soft skills. Striving for knowledge is his main drive, which is why he enjoys learning new tools and languages, blogging, working on open source, presenting.
"Choose the right technology for the right job."
All-rounder and problem solver with 18 years of experience in engineering, ranging from hardware design, over embedded and distributed systems, networking, devops, to backend and frontend development.
"Impossible only means that you haven’t found the solution yet."
Lead Data Engineer
Product and market oriented software developer passionate about solving problems and creating value. Enjoys being slightly out of a comfort zone.
"Keep it simple."
Agile software developer, focused on delivering well crafted and valuable products. Most experienced working on backend in Java, but is always up for a good challenge with whatever is put in front of him. Constantly seeking knowledge and ways to improve his skillset. Enjoys command-line interface and unix-like operating systems.
"Wherever you go, there you are"
Software developer, engineer. Open to new ideas, critical in reviewing existing solutions. Hungry for knowledge and loves a great argument. Enjoys working in java ecosystem.
"Make it work, make it right, make it fast" - Kent Beck
A software engineer with a strong background in system programming, and an inspiration with all things DevOps. With more than 15 years in the industry, his passion for efficiency and hatred for bloat are his defining trademarks.
"The most amazing achievement of software industry is it's cancellation of the amazing achievement of hardware industry."
Nikola is a DevOps engineer with a background in building large scale web applications, mobile applications and working with computer graphics. He is fast learner and highly adaptable to the new environments and technologies. Hungry for knowledge with high interest in Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and System Engineering.
"The science of today is the technology of tomorrow." - Edward Teller
Data Science Advisor
A globally recognized data scientist with vast experience gained over years of working for Xerox, ExxonMobil, Akamai, Yahoo and Airbnb. He received his PhD from Temple University in Philadelphia. Actively involved in industry events as a speaker.
"Data is the new oil"
Data Science Advisor
Data scientist with 10 years of experience in bridging the gap between ML models in laboratory and ML models in real life applications. Firm believer that good data science solutions are simple yet artistic. Holds a PhD from EPFL, Switzerland.
"Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one" - Terry Pratchett
Python and R developer and once-upon-a-time Ruby fan. Worked on web and mobile, but also on streaming-data IoT projects: as an entrepreneur, developer and sometimes IT architect. Astrophysicist turned Bioinformatics Analyst turned Data Science generalist. Enjoys how domain-specific problem trigger his curiosity and problem-solving drive.
"Stay hungry, stay foolish" - WEC backcover and Steve Jobs
Software engineer fallen to the dark side of Data Science with special interest in machine learning, deep learning and big data techonologies. Always seeking to grow my knowledge and explore new approaches to problem solving.
"Once you stop learning, you start dying." - Albert Einstein
Software engineer driven by a strong interest in artificial intelligence. Enjoys working on biologically inspired algorithms.
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination". - Albert Einstein
Predrag is Data Scientist who found combination of programming, mathematics and research in AI. He is talented and awarded young professional, who always seeks new knowledge, ways to improve himself and also challenging problems that will push him out of comfort zone.
"In the face of ambiguity, refuse the temptation to guess." - Tim Peters, The Zen of Python
Finances & Business Administration
Organized, calculated and a great communicator with a decade of experience in banking industry. Extensive experience in customer care with personal interest in human psychology and relations.
"There are no facts, only interpretations" - Friedrich Nietzsche
Sasa's passionate attention to detail and steadfast dedication to executing creative development and design solutions have established him as a leader of the IT field.
"Be true to your vision and don’t argue for your own limitations."
Vladan has amassed a decade of experience as an outsourcing engineer and computer scientist in the software development and mobile communications industry.
"Think like a customer and you'll always provide good service."
Boban uses the simple methods of an agile developer in regards to his architecture. He understands that a builder must live inside the project, anticipating, creating, and mastering the path of its evolution, making sure it works, and that it's right, every step of the way.
"What got you here won't get you there."
Rolf is a creative strategist with 10 years of experience in creating digital products and services. He is skilled in analyzing complex problems, providing clarity and applying the right focus. This enables him to develop valuable data driven solutions
"Every solution needs a problem"
With more than 15 years experience in the online marketing, Jasper has always been in the middle of data intensive organizations. Having a developer background in building large scale ad-tech solutions makes him feel right at home at SmartCat.
"A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor"