Company

About Us

ActionIQ was founded by technology leaders who envisioned a marketing-centric platform that is powerful and easy to deploy and use. Our team has expertise building complex technologies for billion-user consumer products as well as enterprise software that delivers value for Fortune 500 companies globally.

Our Team

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    TASSO ARGYROS

    Founder & CEO

    Tasso started ActionIQ to combine his passions for solving real-world business data problems and developing innovative technology. Originally from Greece, he dropped out of the PhD program at Stanford to start one of the first companies in the Big Data infrastructure space, Aster Data.

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    NITAY JOFFE

    Founder & CTO

    Nitay founded ActionIQ to explore his passion for innovations in databases, distributed systems, and big data. He was an instrumental engineer in Facebook’s data infrastructure initiatives, and a core contributor to open source projects HBase and Giraph.

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    RASCHIN FATEMI

    PRODUCT DESIGN

    Raschin is the head of design at ActionIQ. She enjoys the abstrusity of turning abstract into palpable and back through design.

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    JUSTIN DEBRABANT

    PRODUCT

    Justin spent his formative years building large distributed systems to support data science and analytics. He now loves fast in-memory analytics. Justin holds a Ph.D. from Brown University where he researched scaling high-throughput in-memory database systems to support larger-than-memory datasets.

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    ALLEN GEORGE

    ENGINEERING

    Allen is responsible for enterprise-scale cat gifs at ActionIQ. You can reach him at cats@actioniq.com.

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    HARRY LEDLEY

    ENGINEERING

    Harry, born in New York City, but raised in the burbs, was ecstatic when ActionIQ had him stay in New York City instead of the SF tech world. His primary purpose at ActionIQ is to provide lunch recommendations, he also spends some of his day writing JavaScript and scribbling Scala.

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    EDOUARD SERVAN-SCHREIBER

    FIELD ENGR.

    Edouard really has loved data since his PhD from Berkeley in Theoretical Computer-Science. He landed back on Earth and worked with Teradata in Europe, then MongoDB in NYC. Edouard is French and likes to saber the top of champagne bottles while singing loudly.

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    RYAN PUSKAR

    SALES

    Prior to joining ActionIQ Ryan in the DMP space, simplifying the complex intersection of data and marketing. Ryan joined to think differently and solve marketer’s problems. When he’s not working, Ryan is spending time trying new food and drinks.

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    CASEY GREEN

    ENGINEERING

    Casey joined ActionIQ to submerge himself in tough, novel technical problems while being surrounded by incredible engineers. Prior to ActionIQ, he led the data team at another enterprise software startup, building and scaling their core data pipelines. He holds a BS in Computer Science from The University of Texas.

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    DANIELA OZERSKY

    OPERATIONS

    Before moving to NYC Daniela produced a live TV newscast in Canada. She also put in a couple of years on an institutional equity trading desk. She joined ActionIQ because she knows a good opportunity when she sees one.

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    TIM MURPHY

    FIELD ENGR.

    Tim has degree in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, experience developing Electronic Medical Record interfaces with Epic, and an intense passion for data, technology, and problem solving. Tim takes the role of primary Field Engineer.

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    DANNY SIGURDSON

    SALES

    Danny is passionate about data and how it can be leveraged to drive decision-making and improve real world outcomes. He has spent time at several SaaS companies, most recently at a predictive analytics company where he led the application of advanced analytics in the Healthcare and Life Sciences industries.

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    EMIL BARONOV

    ENGINEERING

    Prior to joining ActionIQ, Emil was at Facebook working on a variety of projects under the common theme of helping businesses reach the right audience with a meaningful message. Now he’s doing just that at a smaller company with a big impact! He has a MS in Math from Stanford.

  • Mitesh Patel - ActionIQ

    MITESH PATEL

    ENGINEERING

    Mitesh previously worked on Microsoft Facebook, a new product in the enterprise social media space. He likes challenges that go deeper in the stack, which ActionIQ has plenty of. Also he’s currently the best poker player in the company.

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    MATTHEW DENNY

    ENGINEERING

    Matt leads the backend engineering team at ActionIQ. He has a PhD from U.C. Berkeley’s database research group and was tech lead at Bloomberg LP. He has published in top DB conferences such as SIGMOD and VLDB, and he was named a Siebel Scholar for his graduate research.

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    STEPHEN PAELET

    ENGINEERING

    Steve is the DevOps Lead at ActionIQ. He previously ran cloud infrastructure for media companies including Forbes, CNN, Condé Nast, and Hearst Magazines.

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    ANDREW PARK

    FIELD ENGR.

    Andrew joined ActionIQ after leading the Partner Eng. Team at Yext where he integrated and maintained the data pipeline from over 100 partner sites. Before that he worked on projects from photo aggregation iOS apps to an on-demand burrito delivery platform.

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    QIUYAN ZHANG

    PRODUCT DESIGN

    Qiuyan is designing stuff at ActionIQ. She enjoys science fictions, soccer, reality shows, and learning new languages. When she’s not doing the things above, she usually gets drunk with coffee.

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    RYAN GREENE

    FIELD ENGR.

    Prior to ActionIQ, Ryan was at American Express where he launched Plenti, the first loyalty coalition program in the U.S. Ryan joined ActionIQ because he believes that marketers are most effective when they have user friendly tools and direct access to all their data.

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    ELIZA SEIM

    MARKETING

    Eliza is passionate about communicating complex, technical concepts through straightforward language. She joined ActionIQ to build a tool that gives Marketers power at scale. Prior to moving to NYC, she attended Georgia Tech–but don’t talk to her about football!

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    KIA DALILI

    DATA SCIENCE

    Kia joined ActionIQ to help build systems that would empower people to translate data to actionable insights. Previously he was a Data Scientist at Facebook, and observed how people needed him to do the translation. In ActionIQ he sees the opportunity to empower others to do the same.

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    KOSTA TSAKNARIDIS

    SALES

    Kosta is very passionate about technology, building companies, and enabling individuals to think differently about utilizing data. For 19+ years, he’s had various sales and business development roles within digital marketing–most recently at BlueKai.

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    RIC LWIN

    FIELD ENGR.

    Ric joined ActionIQ to show businesses how they can use their data to establish more meaningful customer connections. Prior to joining, Ric worked for BlueKai (acquired by Oracle) where he helped Fortune 500 businesses get the most out of 1st and 3rd party data.

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    TAKIS MOUSOULIS

    ENGINEERING

    Takis, originally from Greece, has been in NYC for several years working at Bloomberg and Yahoo. He joined ActionIQ to be part of a startup that is building an innovative product and solving technical challenges in areas he’s interested in, like distributed systems and big data.

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    JAMES WEITZMAN

    SALES

    James joined ActionIQ to give marketers the tools they need to make data-driven decisions. Prior to AIQ, he led Partnerships at Workframe and was a VC at Bowery Capital. He advises startups and VC firms, stays active, and enjoys hanging out with friends and family. He’s a Maryland ’15 graduate.

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    ANTHONY KIM

    ENGINEERING

    Anthony joined ActionIQ to build awesome product that makes seemingly complicated data tasks into simple, elegant ones. Previously, he was working as the technical lead at Macy’s Digital on marketing campaigns. Before that, he worked on building a social music discovery platform with some friends.

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    STEVEN KOPP

    OPERATIONS

    Steven hopped on board ActionIQ as their Office Manager having come from a theatrical background as a personal assistant to broadway producers and casting directors. He knows nothing about big data but he loves technology and innovation which is what attracted him to the job. He also loves comics.

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    ANDREW BERMAN

    ENGINEERING

    Andy joined ActionIQ to participate in its unparalleled technology, talent, and challenges. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Washington, and led development teams at Two Sigma and Google.

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    JOHN THUMA

    FIELD ENGR.

    John succeeds when assisting clients in developing solutions that have measurable business impact. With 25 years of field experience, he has developed solutions for multiple industries including: banking/financial services, retail, life-sciences, and others. Before AIQ, John worked for Teradata Aster as a Data Scientist.

Board and Advisors

We are honored to be working with some of the best leaders in Silicon Valley and New York City.

Doug Leone

Managing Partner,
Sequoia Capital

Matt Turck

Managing Director,
FirstMark Capital

Carl Sparks

CEO, Academic Partnerships
Former CEO, Travelocity

Dev Ittycheria

CEO, MongoDB

We’re hiring! Want to join our world-class team?