Founders and Leadership
Dr. Damir Cavar
Damir Cavar (CEO) has more than 20 years of experience in speech and language processing (NLP), Machine Learning, Software Engineering, and Data Science. He worked in various research labs and in industry in Europe and in the United States focusing Natural Language Technologies, Artificial Intelligence, as well as knowledge based systems and Knowledge Representations.
Stefan Geißler is an experienced entrepreneur in the domain of Natural Language Processing and Business AI solutions. In 2000 he co-founded the text mining and NLP startup TEMIS and acted as the managing director of its German branch from 2000 until 2018. In 2018 he joined the Semiring Inc. team as a co-founder, representing the corporation in Europe. He is an expert in business solutions based on NLP, AI, and Data Science.
Dr. Anthony Meyer
Anthony Meyer (Senior Scientist) graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington in 2019. He is a Natural Language Processing expert and Computational Linguist, focusing on neural networks, algorithm optimization, and GPU programming.
Valentin Pantchev (CTO) is a big data, cloud and high-performance computing expert with more than a decade of experience as a director of business computing centers, and research and development divisions in California and the Midwest.
Matt Rust (attorney) is a legal expert who graduated from the Maurer School of Law at Indiana University in Bloomington in 2019. His research and experience in the legal field led to his interest in the intersection of law and technology. Finding and addressing bottlenecks in industry processes guide his involvement in Semiring’s technological applications.
Partners and Advisors
Dr. Malgosia Cavar
Malgorzata Cavar is an Assistant Professor of linguistics at Indiana University in Bloomington. She has more than 15 years of research experience in spoken language data and models of articulation and perception, that is phonology, phonetics. She is an expert in language resources, in particular audio and speech corpora. Her main focus lies on speech processing and experimental analysis of speech production.
Jacob Heredos graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington in 2016. He is a linguist with a background in phonetics, phonology, sociolinguistics, and language documentation. He completed a BA with triple majors in Anthropology, International Studies, and Spanish Linguistics.