Our team

Andrey Doronichev
Andrey Doronichev

[  Founder / CEO  ]

Serial Tech Entrepreneur
Former Director of Product at Google
Vlad Vinogradov
Vlad Vinogradov

[  Co-founder / CTO of Optic  ]

AI research lead with 10 years of experience
Creator of Optic’s ultra-fast similarity search engine
Roman Doronin
Roman Doronin

[  Co-founder / CPO of Optic  ]

AI lab operation leader
Former CEO of EORA.AI (80+ AI projects for Pepsico, Nestle, etc)


Dr. Artem Cherkasov
Dr. Alexander Tropsha

[   Advisor   ]

Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill
Associate Dean for Pharmacoinformatics and Data Science at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
h-index: 84, Citations: 34,560
Andrey Doronichev
Dr. Martin Gleave

[   Advisor   ]

Chairman of the Department of Urologic Sciences at UBC
Co-Founder and Director of the Vancouver Prostate Centre
Surgeon-scientist focused on resistance in cancer
Founded OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals and patented several anti-cancer drugs
h-Index: 122, Citations : >60,000
Vlad Vinogradov
Dr. Olexandr Isayev

[   Advisor   ]

Associate Professor, Chemistry at Carnegie Melon University
Computational Chemistry, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Drug Discovery
h-index: 39, Citations: 10,510
Vlad Vinogradov
Nikhil Chandok

[   Strategy Advisor   ]

CPO at Circle
Creator of USDC stablecoin with 10's of millions of users
Led the AR Product team at Meta
Early employee at YouTube and ran YouTube Music, Live, Gaming, etc.
Vlad Vinogradov
Dr. Anna Kostikova

[   Science Advisor   ]

Senior Director at Monte Rosa Therapeutics
Ex-Director of Data Science and Machine Learning at Novartis
Expert in AI and machine learning for drug discovery and development
Completed Ph.D. in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics at Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics

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