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About HyperScience

At HyperScience, we believe in the power of automation to transform the ways in which organizations serve their customers. By reducing the costs and errors associated with manual entry, we enable some of the world’s largest companies to improve customer service and drive new business opportunities. With more than $50 million raised to date, we’re growing quickly and looking for individuals to join our team and make a difference for our customers.

Founded in 2014
Founded in 2014
A best of the best team of over 100 employees
Best of the best team of 100+ employees
Offices in NYC & Sofia, Bulgaria and London
Offices in NYC and Sofia, Bulgaria and London, UK
$50M raised to date
$50M raised to date

Our Leadership

Peter Brodsky

As Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Peter drives the strategy and direction of HyperScience.

Prior to founding HyperScience, Peter was a Director at Soundcloud, where he led an engineering team that built audio fingerprinting, genre classification and audio recommendations based on audio analysis and user behavior. Peter was also founder and CTO of Instinctiv, a software start-up that provided audio content identification and predictive algorithmic recommendations for media content, which was acquired by SoundCloud in 2012. Before that he built and sold SaySoSoft, which made scientific software that was used at every major research institution around the world.

Peter graduated Magna Cum Laude from Cornell University.

Peter lives in New York and enjoys spending time with his two daughters, Emma and Zara, and his fiancée, Ana. He is also fluent in a handful of languages and is an amateur sailor and commercial pilot.

Krasimir Marinov

Krasi co-founded HyperScience in 2014.

Prior to founding HyperScience, Krasi had worked at a series of early-stage, high-growth companies, where he took an active role in ensuring the agility of the engineering process to meet quality, on-time product delivery.

Krasi holds a Master’s Degree from the Technical University of Sofia. He lives in Sofia and enjoys traveling and discovering new places with his wife and three kids on the weekends.

Vladimir Tzankov

Vlad co-founded HyperScience in 2014.

Prior to founding HyperScience, he led Research & Development at Instinctiv, a start-up providing music recommendations and audio content identification services that was acquired by SoundCloud in 2012. He has led R & D projects across diverse industries, including energy, surveillance, military and advertising.

Vlad holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Sofia University. He lives in Sofia and enjoys all "troubles" caused by his two kids. He is also an eager volleyball player and amateur woodworker.

Charlie Newark-French

As Chief Operating Officer, Charlie oversees go-to-market, finance and operations.

Before joining HyperScience, Charlie was a Partner at Fusion Global Capital, a growth stage venture capital fund focused on enterprise software. Notable investments include RingCentral (NYSE), The Trade Desk (NASDAQ), VeloCloud (VMware), and Barefoot Networks (Intel). In 2014, Charlie took the role of President at Fuze, where he helped scale the organization and lead the company through its acquisition by ThinkingPhones. Charlie joined Fuze’s acquirer, ThinkingPhones (rebranded as Fuze), in a sales leadership capacity.

Charlie holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics and Management from the University of Oxford. He lives in New York and enjoys long distance running on the weekends.

Timur Kalimov

As Chief Customer Officer, Tim is responsible for customer engagement and growth.

Since joining HyperScience in 2016, Tim has held several senior roles, including VP of Product & Services and Senior Vice President of Business. Prior to joining HyperScience, Tim was a VP of Corporate Strategy at BlackRock where he worked with the executive team on enterprise-wide technology strategy. Tim joined BlackRock after being the technical co-founder of Roundview, a recruiting start-up that helped assess job candidates using non-traditional data. Tim began his career at McKinsey & Company in New York where he led work with executives in wealth management and retail banking.

Tim holds a BA in Economics from Harvard University. On the weekends, he enjoys playing board games, skiing & snowboarding, and cooking dinner for friends with his wife in their tiny New York City apartment.

Swapnil Parikh

As Vice President of Product, Swap oversees product management, design and quality assurance teams who are responsible for the development and delivery of HyperScience’s automation platform.

Prior to joining HyperScience, Swap worked in a number of product management roles at various companies in New York City, including Addepar and Tumblr, where he led monetization and growth and the post-acquisition integration into Yahoo. Swapnil started his career trading fixed income derivatives at BNP Paribas and Citigroup.

Swap has a BBA in Finance from the University of Michigan. He lives in New York and enjoys watching every sport the Michigan Wolverines play (Go Blue!).

Luke Surazski

As Vice President of Engineering, Luke is responsible for managing HyperScience’s global engineering team and executing on the company's product roadmap.

Luke has over 20 years of experience building and shipping enterprise products, including building and managing development and QA organizations and processes that balance rapid iteration with the quality expectations of enterprise customers. Before joining HyperScience, Luke was the Vice President of Engineering at Fuze, a global cloud communications and collaboration software platform. Prior to Fuze Luke was at Cisco Systems, where he built multiple products across their unified communications, IOT and access services portfolios.

Luke holds a Bachelor of Mathematics degree in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo. He lives in New York and enjoys being active.

Manya Ellenberg

As Vice President of People, Manya is responsible for all people-related functions at HyperScience, including recruiting, HR, learning and development, and office and executive operations.

Prior to working at HyperScience, Manya was the Head of People at Bowery Farming. Manya joined Bowery after she was the Director of People Operations at Flatiron Health, where she established, built, and led the People Operations function and helped expand the team from 13 employees to over 450 in just four years. She started her career at hackNY, a technology nonprofit, where she was the General Manager.

Manya holds a BA from Barnard College. She lives in New York, and on the weekends, enjoys yoga and home-cooked meals with her husband and daughter.

Sarah Bierenbaum

As Vice President of Customer Success, Sarah leads a cross-functional team responsible for the growth and retention of HyperScience’s global client base.

Prior to joining HyperScience, she led a team of over twenty technical implementation specialists at Olo, the on-demand SaaS solution for restaurant brands, where she oversaw technical implementations for over 250 accounts across 50,000 restaurant locations. With over two decades of experience leading implementations, Sarah’s expertise spans industries as far-ranging as the performing arts and software services. She harnesses the powers of listening and storytelling to help customers tackle challenges and build stronger businesses.

Sarah holds an MFA in Stage Management from the Yale School of Drama and a BA in English from Yale University. She lives in Brooklyn and enjoys discovering mini-adventures with her husband and daughter on the weekends.

Bill Strogis

As Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Bill leads HyperScience’s sales team and works with key customers to grow sales and help the company meet strategic business objectives.

Prior to joining HyperScience, Bill was the Senior Vice President of Sales Productivity at Cybereason, a cybersecurity company. He has more than 25 years of enterprise software sales and sales leadership experience, having spent the majority of his career building enterprise sales teams for early stage companies.

Bill holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida. He splits his time between NYC and Florida and enjoys rebuilding vintage motorcycles on the weekends.

Nelly Rinot

As VP of Marketing, Nelly oversees HyperScience's brand, product marketing, demand and performance marketing, marketing operations, events and channel marketing.

Prior to joining HyperScience, Nelly spent years leading the integrated execution for global B2B and B2B2C brands offering SaaS and enterprise-grade solutions to a variety of industries, segments and buyers. She held marketing and business development leadership roles at Kustomer, Radware, RRD, NICE, American Express and Comverse.

Nelly holds an MBA from the University of Manchester (UK) and a BA in Business Administration from Ben-Gurion University (Israel). She is mother to the ever-active Jonathan and is a passionate product creator who develops natural skincare products in her (not so) spare time.

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