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Our mission is to provide startups with world-class technologists so they can introduce more transformative innovation to the world.
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Meet our Team
We’re a rapidly growing, elite team of technologists led by MIT alumni with decades of technical experience and a proven track record of success. We thrive at the intersections of big data, software design and distributed cloud systems. We’re passionate about innovating and crafting elegant, expert-level solutions to complex problems.
Leevar has 15+ years of software engineering, systems architecture and technical leadership experience. He was most recently CTO of Renew Health, where he led an organization spanning IT, Security, Software Engineering and Data Science in building a technology platform for an operationally complex PBM and clinical services business.
He has previously held management and senior engineering roles at AppNexus and Oracle and holds a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT.
Rene Anziani has 18+ years of software engineering, data analysis and technical leadership experience. As a cofounder of APrime Technology, he has provided technology and thought leadership for numerous startups spanning multiple industries. Previously, he was Head of Data at Renew Health where he led data architecture and analysis efforts.
He also wore dual hats as full-stack software engineer and full-stack data scientist. Prior to Renew Health, he worked in quantitative finance where he cofounded and managed an equity market neutral statistical arbitrage hedge fund. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from MIT.
Rachel has 18+ years experience in business and technology operations and process optimization. As VP, Program Management at The New York Times, Rachel managed projects across the company, led the 40-person PMO and collaboratively defined and executed on NYT’s vision for best-in-class Core Platform capabilities.
Additional career highlights include introducing refined intake, build and enterprise reporting practices for customized healthcare automations at OliveAI, revamping cross-functional product and delivery processes at Renew Health, and modernizing advertising operations at The Onion. Rachel holds a Bachelor in Psychology from the University of Michigan.
Alix is a software engineer with experience in cloud infrastructure, devops and designing and implementing backend systems. Prior to APrime, Alix was a principal engineer at AmbassadorLabs, building a cloud-native API gateway.
Alix was also a senior engineer at AppNexus, where she worked on modernizing the application infrastructure, build and deploy systems and test tooling.
Patrick is a software engineer with 7+ years of experience in full-stack system design and DevOps/IT Infrastructure. He most recently held a senior engineering role at AppNexus where he was responsible for test environment automation systems and streamlining deployment processes.
He holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Columbia University. Patrick has summited Mount Kilimanjaro and once had a pet fish that played Pokémon on Twitch.
Sid has 6+ years of engineering experience in the financial sector, most recently at Bloomberg LP, where he built both distributed analytics systems as well as real-time trade execution systems at scale.
A generalist by nature, he has worked on all aspects of the software development process, from product conception to software design, with a focus on integrating disciplines to find practical technical solutions. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering from McGill University in Montreal, and outside of work is an armchair economist, historian and policy wonk all-in-one.
Damjan has 10+ years of product management, software engineering and technical leadership experience. His most recent role was at Amazon, where he was the single-threaded product owner for the tech platform and customer-facing APIs used to issue and process $8B+ of Amazon gift cards each year across over 15 countries.
He later managed the product roadmap, technology, and geographic expansion strategy used to book capacity, route packages, and launch new locations for the company’s last mile pickup network (including lockers). Prior to his tenure at Amazon, Damjan cofounded Magpie – a venture-backed startup in the fintech and ecommerce spaces – and worked as a software engineer at AppNexus. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Ricardo has 15+ years in the quantitative trading industry, with the first 10 of those years as cofounder of an investment adviser managing a mid-frequency trading strategy in U.S. cash equities. Subsequently, he went on to join a high-frequency trading firm as a quant trader in U.S. equity futures and ETFs.
Ricardo has extensive experience in trading system design, market data analysis/modeling, post trade analytics, and system monitoring. More recently, he has been applying this skill set to more general technical consulting. He holds Physics and Mathematics degrees from MIT and a master’s degree in Computer Science in Data Science from the University of Illinois.
Alex is a machine learning engineer with experience in data engineering, data science, and MLOps. Prior to joining APrime, Alex worked on the Machine Learning Platform team at the New York Times where he was responsible for all CI/CD and MLOps practices while also making the platform multi-regional.
Alex has also worked as a data scientist at the NIH, the IHME, and as a ML Engineer at Bark. He holds a bachelor's degree in Biochemistry and Art History.
Ryerson is a software engineer with experience in backend system design, build and deployment infrastructure, and developer tooling. Before joining APrime, he worked at AppNexus, Eventide Audio, and Level.
He holds bachelor's degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from Swarthmore College. He enjoys playing piano, cooking, and bicycling.
Amit is a software engineer with over 25 years of experience in a wide range of industries. He has developed software and firmware for consumer electronics at Cisco, Amazon, and Soundhawk. At AppNexus, he worked on automated advertisement categorization using computer vision and machine learning.
He even wrote Verilog that is running on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Most recently he worked on pipetting robots at Opentrons. In his free time he enjoys playing guitar and writing music. He holds a degree from the New England Conservatory of Music.
Rob is a software engineer with over 5 years of technical experience in the industry. Most recently, he worked as a Senior Software Engineer at AppNexus (now: Xandr / Microsoft) on the Kubernetes Platform team.
His responsibilities involved engineering solutions around the tooling, infrastructure, reliability, usability, performance, migration to, and adoption of company-wide Kubernetes (both on-premise and, eventually, the cloud). His work prior to that, on the Developer Operations team, spanned build systems, deployment systems, CI/CD, and end-to-end testing infrastructure needs, serving an organization of ~1,200 engineers. Rob's education includes a BS in Computer Engineering and an MS in Computer Science, where he particularly enjoyed learning and teaching topics around systems programming, operating systems, UNIX/Linux, and distributed systems.
Brian has 15+ years of experience in quantitative finance, working with different products and asset classes including power, fixed income, and equities. He was most recently at XR Trading developing high-frequency trading systems and strategies for trading cash and futures contracts for both US fixed income and equity products.
He previously held roles at DC Energy developing trading systems and strategies for the deregulated electricity markets in US Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions. He holds a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT.
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