ShortTok's highly experienced team has deep expertise in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), computer vision (CV), video processing, natural language processing (NLP), recommender systems, data mining, software engineering and cloud capabilities.

Vikram Nagrani Founder & CEO Vikram is an entrepreneur who has founded multiple innovative businesses in software and financial services including Neonyoyo (a mobile software startup with a successful exit to Interwoven, now part of HP). Prior to founding and advising on various startups, Vikram was a Principal in the Institutional Equities Division at Morgan Stanley.

Jayan Eledath Chief Technical Officer Jayan is a technologist with over 20 years of experience in computer vision and AI. He was previously a Director of Applied Science at AWS where he led the applied science teams that built the AI for Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology. Before Amazon, he led programs at SRI International in visual media reasoning, automotive safety and driver awareness, and commercialization of computer vision technologies.

Dr. Alan Bovik Chief Technical Adviser - Video Engineering Dr. Al Bovik holds the Cockrell Family Regents Endowed Chair at The University of Texas at Austin, where he is Director of the Laboratory for Image and Video Engineering (LIVE). Among his numerous awards and recognitions, he is the winner of the 2022 Edison Medal, a Technology and Engineering Emmy Award in 2021, and a Primetime Emmy Award in 2015.

Dr. Joydeep Ghosh Chief Technical Adviser - Data Science, ML & AI Dr. Joydeep Ghosh is currently the Schlumberger Centennial Chair Professor at the University of Texas, Austin, specializing in Data Sciences and Artificial Intelligence. Among his numerous awards and recognitions, he has received the ICDM Award (2020) for lifetime research contributions to Data Mining and Machine Learning.

David Croley Vice President, Engineering David is an industry veteran with 30 years of full-stack enterprise software development experience, and particular expertise in architecting and implementing scalable SaaS (Software as a Service) products.

Dr. Arun Chatterjee Head of Product Dr. Chatterjee is a software architect with 20 years of focus on applied research for strategic product development, including at Motorola and Interwoven. He co-founded Neonyoyo, a mobile software company that had a successful exit to Interwoven, now part of HP.

Dr. David Weisman Senior Principal Scientist - AI Dr. Weisman is a data science expert who leverages machine learning and artificial intelligence for the technology and life sciences sectors. He has consulted to numerous firms, guiding them to realize concrete, measurable gains from AI and ML.

Jim Kennedy Strategic Adviser - Partnerships James M. (Jim) Kennedy is a media strategist and venture advisor who led strategic planning and corporate development at The Associated Press for more than 20 years where he retired as senior vice president in 2022. Jim has deep expertise in digital product development, product-market fit and helping companies grow through strategic alignment with industry partners.

Dr. Ann Kirschner Strategic Adviser - Digital Media Dr. Kirschner is a pioneer in digital media, with focus on technologies that transform content and commerce. Ann was the first digital strategist for the NFL, where she launched NFL.COM and SUPERBOWL.COM.

Pranav Asthana Machine Learning Engineer Pranav is an applied scientist and engineer with a background in Computer Vision. Prior to ShortTok, he worked on the Amazon Just-Walk-Out project where he focused on applied research for tasks like 3D reconstruction and camera calibration. Earlier, he got his masters from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign where he worked on image relighting and synthesis.