• About us

    Transforming how businesses see the world

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

Accelerating the progress of humanity with continually improving AI.


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 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

    General Manager of 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 Business Development

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

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    Michael Noonan

    Vice President of Operations & Chief of Staff

    Michael is responsible for all Finance, Legal, People+Culture, and Data Labeling teams at Clarifai. He also works closely with our CEO on strategy development and new initiatives. Prior to Clarifai, he was a Principal at Public Pension Capital, a mid-market private equity fund. Earlier experience includes private equity fund 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 was a Fulbright Scholar in Estonia where he was a lecturer at the University of Tartu.

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    Alfredo Ramos

    Sr. Vice President of Platform

    For over 20 years, Alfredo has worked in various technology companies with a focus on product-led enterprise growth. At Clarifai, he's responsible for Product, Marketing, Research, and Engineering. Prior to Clarifai, he was 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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    Garrett Weliever

    Vice President of Sales, Americas

    Garrett is responsible for the overall strategy and execution of Clarifai’s corporate revenue-generating efforts. He’s been leading various technology sales teams for nearly 15 years. The majority of his career has been spent building go-to-market teams who specialize in partnering with enterprise executives to address key initiatives around growth, profitability, and risk mitigation.

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  • New York, NY

  • Washington, D.C.

  • San Francisco, CA

  • Tallinn, Estonia


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