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

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    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

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

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    RASCHIN FATEMI

    DESIGN

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    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

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    Justin spent his formative years building large distributed systems to support data science and 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

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    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

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    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.

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    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.

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    RYAN PUSKAR

    SALES

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    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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    DANIELA OZERSKY

    OPERATIONS

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    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.

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    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

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    Danny is passionate about how data can be leveraged to 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 & Life Sciences industries.

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    EMIL BARONOV

    ENGINEERING

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    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

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    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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    STEPHEN PAELET

    ENGINEERING

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    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.

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    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

    DESIGN

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    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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    KOSTA TSAKNARIDIS

    SALES

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    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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    RYAN GREENE

    FIELD ENGR.

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    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

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    Eliza is passionate about communicating complex, technical concepts through straightforward language. She graduated from Georgia Tech–but don’t talk to her about football!

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    KIA DALILI

    DATA SCIENCE

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    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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    RIC LWIN

    FIELD ENGR.

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    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

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    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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    BRIAN GOODMAN

    FIELD ENGR.

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    Brian joined ActionIQ to accelerate customer adoption. With 17+ years of broad mastery in technology, 12 as leader and manager of high-performance cross-functional global teams, he has built and run software, services, and organizations.

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    ANTHONY KIM

    ENGINEERING

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    Anthony joined ActionIQ to build an 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.

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    STEVEN KOPP

    OPERATIONS

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    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. He also loves comics.

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    GLORIA MORRIS

    SALES

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    Gloria is fanatical about helping her clients maximize their technology investments. With over 10 years as a senior marketer on the client side and another 12 on the vendor side with Teradata, Think Big Analytics & MapR, she is well equipped to help companies navigate the mar-tech jungle.

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    ANDREW BERMAN

    ENGINEERING

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    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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    ANNIE MCCLOREY

    FIELD ENGR.

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    Annie joined ActionIQ after spending 4 years at a predictive analytics software company managing engagements with some of the world’s largest corporations where she saw first-hand the data gap that exists for many marketers.

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    ROBERT VAN WESEP

    DATA SCIENCE

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    Robert emerged from the world of Theoretical Physics to bring his need to solve problems to ActionIQ. He sees an opportunity to build tools for actionable insights into an innovative product. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of TN.

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    KEVIN URBAN

    SALES

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    Kevin joined ActionIQ to take part in a truly transformative approach of connecting with customers. After starting his career as a coder and then with big data startups, Kevin’s mission is to now connect clients with solutions that elegantly solve business problems and drive business value.

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    LARRY FINN

    ENGINEERING

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    Before joining ActionIQ, Larry was working at AppNexus for several years as a Principal Engineer. He brings a pragmatic approach to engineering, real world experience, woot shirts with swishy pants, and a love for salads.

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    VIVIAN PARK

    FIELD ENGR.

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    Vivian loves all things technology and pink (but mostly pink). After graduating from NYU with a B.A. in Computer Science and working as a sysadmin, she joined ActionIQ to pink things up in the tech world.

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    KLEJDI BANKA

    FIELD ENGR.

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    Klejdi joined ActionIQ to solve hard and interesting problems for customers and be part of an awesome group of people. Before ActionIQ he worked as a developer for smaller startups. He is a recent graduate of Williams College and in his free time he produces electronic music.

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    RIMA PODDAR

    ENGINEERING

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    Before ActionIQ, Rima was working at Cerner developing web apps for consumer healthcare. Now she’s excited to work on a product that helps companies target and understand their customers better. In her free time, you can find Rima watching (and rewatching) The Office.

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    ANDREW ACEDO

    SALES

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    Andrew has an insatiable curiosity about why people do the things they do. He joined ActionIQ to learn about the data and science behind human actions and how next-gen software can make world-class brands better stewards of their customers’ wants and needs.

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    DAVID PIERCE

    ENGINEERING

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    David started out with a Phd from Cornell in ML & NLP, but has been gravitating toward big data distributed systems ever since. Prior to joining ActionIQ he was a founding engineer for a startup that mined the web’s news for influencers and their opinions.

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    ROSE KOZAR

    FIELD ENGR.

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    Rose joined ActionIQ after roles in analytics and relationship management at an enterprise software company. She saw a clear need to democratize data across organizations in order to empower marketing teams, and is excited to deliver on that vision at AIQ!

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?