• About us

    Transforming how businesses see the world

    Helping data scientists, developers, researchers, and enterprises to master the entire artificial intelligence lifecycle.

Founded in 2013 by Matthew Zeiler, a foremost expert in machine learning, Clarifai has been a market leader since winning the top five places in image classification at the ImageNet 2013 competition.

Recognized by leading industry analysts for our award winning platform, Clarifai offers an end-to-end solution for modeling unstructured data for the entire AI lifecycle. Our powerful image, video, and text recognition solutions are built on the most advanced machine learning platform and made easily accessible via API, device SDK and on-premise, empowering businesses all over the world to build a new generation of intelligent applications.

Executive team

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    Matt Zeiler
    CEO & Founder

    Matt has worked alongside renowned machine learning pioneers Geoff Hinton, Rob Fergus, Yann LeCun and Jeff Dean. This experience cultivated his passion for convolutional and deconvolutional neural networks and visual recognition. Matt's unprecedented knowledge and know-how in deep learning landed him winning the top five places in image classification at the ImageNet 2013 classification competition. Matt received his undergraduate degree at University of Toronto and a Ph.D. in machine learning and image recognition from New York University.

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    Sean Alger
    GM, Public Sector

    Sean brings over 25 years of experience in managing sales organizations and selling into the public sector market. Sean’s responsible for managing the public sector sales organization at Clarifai’s DC office. Prior to Clarifai, Sean worked at ServiceNow running both the DoD and Intelligence Community sales teams and 5 years at Lexmark Enterprise Software (Kofax) as the Regional Vice President for Government Sales. Sean received a BBA in Management Information Systems from James Madison University.

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    Kyle Martinowich
    Vice President of Sales

    As the Commercial team leader, Kyle brings 15 years of Enterprise Software experience from Oracle, Merkle and Smartling. Kyle is a customer-centered executive business leader with significant P&L experience and track record working with Fortune 500 companies, middle market domestic companies and start-ups. Accomplished in digital transformation process change, helping his customers create customer journey’s that disrupt entire industries, Kyle has led radical change in E-Commerce & Retail, Financial Services and Media verticals.

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    Michael Noonan
    Vice President of Operations & Chief of Staff

    Michael heads up the finance, legal and HR functions at Clarifai. He brings extensive experience from his time in private equity and financial services and works closely with our CEO on strategy development. Prior to Clarifai, he was a Principal at Public Pension Capital, a mid-market private equity fund. Prior experience includes Eos Partners, J.P. Morgan and Greenhill & Co. Michael holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a BA from Duke University. He is a member of the New York Bar and is Vice Chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Technology Engagement Center.

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    Alfredo Ramos
    Sr. Vice President, Platform

    For the past 20 years, Alfredo has worked in various technology companies with a focus on product-led enterprise growth. At Clarifai, he is responsible for Product, Marketing, Research and Engineering. Prior to Clarifai, he worked as the General Manager of Vistaprint's digital business. During his career, Alfredo has worked in various leadership roles at Webs, Web.com and Network Solutions. He holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, a MLA in Information Systems from Harvard University Extension School and a Hon.BSc in Computer Science from the University of Toronto.

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  • Washington, D.C.

  • San Francisco, CA

  • Tallinn, Estonia


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