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Our Team

CalypsoAI’s executive leadership draws on cutting edge experience across commercial and national security operations. Our leadership has scaled businesses, led programs, and transformed industries.

Leadership Team

Neil Serebryany

Chief Executive Officer

Neil has led industry-defining innovations throughout his career. From being one of the world’s youngest venture capital investors to the front lines of national security innovation as a DoD civilian, Neil has pushed science and applications forward. Neil holds multiple patents in the space of machine learning.

Victor Ardulov, PhD

Founding Scientist

Victor has spent his career at the cutting edge. Prior to CalypsoAI, he worked on NASA, DARPA, and IARPA programs. He is a research scientist by trade and an expert in control theory and machine learning. Victor has spearheaded CalypsoAI’s R&D efforts.

James White

Chief Technical Officer

James has built and scaled security and data-oriented companies as an engineering lead, including FireEye Mandiant and Qualtrics. He has built and delivered software for state and federal government agencies in the US as well as a wide range of commercial clients.

Magdalena Szostok

HR Manager

Magda leads our key people strategies, including talent acquisition, talent development, and HR operations. Before joining CalypsoAI, Magda held key HR positions in companies, including Telefonica as their UK HR advisor, was the International HR lead for Yelp, and, more recently, OneLogin's International HR Manager.

Andrew Spage

Vice President, Solutions Architecture

Andy has over 30 years of experience as an innovator and thought leader in both commercial and government enterprises. His accomplishments include establishing the first IC sponsored geospatial data sharing platform to partner with industry and support development AI/CV algorithms.

Robert McGrath

Vice President, Marketing

A graduate of University College Dublin, Robert is a recognised global marketing leader, having held various senior leadership roles at Linkedin, more recently as their International Marketing Director. Previous to that, he's held senior positions across the Telco and Tourism sectors. Robert's experience to date sits at the intersection of hyper-growth and hyper-complexity.

Nick Jovanovic

Vice President, Government

Nick has worked with talented teams at start-ups and high-growth technology companies such as 3PARdata, CommVault, and Vormetric. In his most recent role at Thales Trusted Cyber Technologies (TCT), Nick enabled his team to support U.S. Federal Government customers worldwide to implement a zero-trust security framework.

Barry Duffy

Director of Commercial Product

Barry has designed and delivered software solutions for some of the world’s largest insurers. For over 15 years, his work has spanned early engagement, pre-sales, design, delivery and go-live support. Before joining CalypsoAI in 2021, he was the Global Product Manager for the FINEOS Claims system.

Mitchell Sipus, PhD

Senior Director, Product & Customer Strategy

For over 12 years Dr. Sipus has built organizations and pioneered digital products with global impact. Mitchell was a 2016, Presidential Innovation Fellow at the White House, detailed to the EPA, VA, US Dept. of State, and the National Security Council. As specialist in human computer interaction (HCI), Mitchell has built successful ventures in the domains of private equity, computer vision, regional security and post-war reconstruction.

Advisors

Tony Demartino

Advisor: Strategy, PR, Partnerships

Tony is a Founding Partner of Pallas. He was most recently the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Secretary of Defense and the Chief of Staff to the Deputy Secretary of Defense. Previously, Tony served more than 20 years as an Infantry officer in the U.S. Army, and served as Chief of Staff to the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency.

Kari Bingen

Advisor: Technology, Strategy

Served as the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security (DUSD(I&S)). Previously, she was the Policy Director on the House Armed Service Committee and a space policy analyst at the Aerospace Corporation. Kari is a Non-Resident Senior Adviser at CSIS. She is a graduate of MIT with a degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics, and a 2002 NRO Technology Fellow.

David Spirk

Special Advisor to CEO

David is the former Chief Data Officer of the U.S. Department of Defense, and CalypsoAI's Special Advisor to the CEO advancing their mission success and go-to-market efforts. As CDO, David developed the Office of the Secretary of Defense’s data strategy and his assessment of data-driven efforts led to the establishment of the DoD's Chief Digital and AI Officer. David is a key evangelist for advancing the importance of data-driven mission success through trusted AI.

Jacqueline Tame

Strategic Advisor

Jacqueline most recently served as the Acting Deputy Director and inaugural Chief Performance Officer of DoD’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center. Previously, she served as a Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security; Senior Staffer on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence; Chief of Customer Engagement at the Defense Intelligence Agency; Advisor to the Chief of Naval Operations; and Policy Advisor to the Deputy Director of National Intelligence.

Michael Molino

Advisor: Business Development Strategy

Mike Molino is ASRC Federal’s Executive Vice President of corporate development where he leads the company’s mergers and acquisitions strategy, ensuring effective capital deployment and strategy alignment. Previously, Mike was the Senior Vice President of corporate development at Leidos where he helped lead the Leidos acquisition of Lockheed Martin IS&GS. Mike is also a member of the Autonomy Study Group at the Army Science Board and was a Vice President at SAIC.

Tyler Sweatt

Advisor: Government Project Advisor

Tyler is an experienced sales, strategy, and business executive focused on emerging technology and national security. He has spent the past decade working on emerging technology and security challenges, helping organizations to identify, customize, and scale critical technologies. Tyler worked at futurist firm Toffler Associates where he led the emerging technology and security practice and founded consulting firm Future Tense, which was acquired in 2019. A former military officer, Tyler is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Congressman David Dreier

Strategic and Technical Advisor

David Dreier served from 1981-2013 as a member of Congress ascending you the congressional leadership. A Distinguished Fellow at the Brookings Institution and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, he is the immediate past Chairman of Tribune Publishing. Dreier is a trustee of Claremont McKenna College (his alma mater) and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

Ali Golshan

Strategic and Technical Advisor

Ali is the Co-founder & CTO of StackRox. Prior to StackRox Ali was the Founder & CTO of Cyphort and lead the company's research & technical initiatives; he is the original architect behind the core Cyphort technologies. Previously Ali has advised numerous Fortune 100 companies including Google, Microsoft, Visa and PwC. Ali has also worked with Government Intelligence Agencies and Defense Contractors.

Our Founder

“With AI, validation is trust. Through our software AI can be trusted to save lives, enhance the mission, and provide much needed benefits around the world. CalypsoAI is an accelerant to the future."

Neil Serebryany, CalypsoAI CEO

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