Tag: engineering

Inside Ople – Why Ople is a great place to work

Ople is different. We all share the same passion and the goal of making Artificial Intelligence easy, cheap, and ubiquitous. Yes, there are many other companies that are made up of members who share the same passion and goal. But, Ople is different. We are different. We are a culture-driven company, and the most important

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Inside Ople – Nahid Alam

Having already founded a start-up and worked in Venture Capital, Nahid Alam has joined Ople, bringing even more diverse experience to the Ople team. With a strong software and machine learning background, Nahid joined the team as Lead Software Engineer with the primary responsibility of implementing new machine learning algorithms in the Ople platform. Tell

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Inside Ople – Hugh Shao

“We need to hire him.” This is what Petr said immediately after his phone call with Hugh. Hugh was the first and the only person who successfully answered Petr’s infamous linear regression interview question. Similarly, Hugh knew that he needed to work at Ople. After the interviews, Hugh shared that he never experienced interview questions

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Inside Ople – Sergei Bernadsky

When you first meet Sergei, you may find him very calm and pleasant, which he is most of the time. But when it comes to Machine Learning and Foosball, you will be faced with a very different person. We call him Sergio. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I graduated with a Master’s degree

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Inside Ople – Juan D. Cardozo

Every company starts small with just the founders and expands the team as needed. Juan is the first engineer that came aboard to help develop the product and the longest non-executive employee at Ople. Why did he choose to join a startup with just four people to start his career as a software engineer? Tell

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Inside Ople – Sonya Panich

To continue product innovation, a company needs to listen to its customers, discover what the market needs, and deliver on time. At Ople, we have Sonya Panich as our product manager. Sonya sits between our engineering team and customers to shape a world-class AI product. Tell us a little bit about yourself. After graduating with

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Inside Ople – Srikanth Munjuluri

In order to achieve a dream, people make decisions that seem unreasonable at the moment. Our Research Engineer, Srikanth Munjuluri, made such irrational decision a few years ago. He left his Ph.D. program and came to the U.S. to get a Master’s degree in Computer Science because he wanted to dive deeper into the world

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Model Explainability in a Regulated World

Today’s Artificial Intelligence, called “the new electricity”, under-delivers and underwhelms. The commonly acknowledged issues that reverberate are: “Not enough talent,” “Too expensive,” “Too hard,” and “Just not there yet.” Even if an AI company were to solve all of the complexity issues, however, other significant factors still largely deter the benefits of AI. One such major issue is

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Inside Ople – Michael Schock

As a growing company, we are constantly expanding and we would like to introduce Michael Schock, our new Machine Learning Engineer. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I graduated Cal with a major in Physics and started my career as a software engineer. Along the way, I was introduced to machine learning at work

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Values that make a great team – advice from our CEO Pedro Alves

There are three values that we strongly adhere to at Ople. Communication – We listen and discuss everything. Passion – We seek the right answer and keep learning. Honesty – We speak up and are respectful. Let’s go over each value one by one. Communication Communication is essential not just within teams, also with other

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