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Eyegorithm

Software that mimics the human ability to understand images, enabling automatic cropping, labeling and organizing of images and video.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Software
  • Location Oakland, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2010
  • Employees 5
  • Website eyegorithm.com

Company Summary

Eyegorithm develops image relevance technology. The Company’s innovations mimic the human ability to understand images, enabling software that can automatically segment, label and organize still images and video. The Company will launch its consumer application OutCrop in the first quarter of 2013 and license a B2B version to multiple verticals. The next phase of technology development will reflect automatic labeling of images and video content.

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    Lauren Barghout
    CEO and Founder

    A serial entrepreneur, Lauren co-founded Eyegorithm in 2010. Applying 12 years of research, 6 patent-pending inventions and experience in software development to image relevance technology. Prior to Eyegorithm, Lauren co-founded Paravue Corporation in 2004. Lauren holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in Vision Science from the U.C. Berkeley and a BA in Physics from Hampshire College.

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    Roger Gregory
    Technology Founder

    Roger is a leading expert in hyperlink technology. One of the earliest pioneers of hypertext, Roger's work on Project Xanadu lay the foundations for the hyperlink technology that underlies the World Wide Web. Roger led design and development of a hypertext technology that includes quotable documents with version control, fine-grained, bidirectional links, the ability to track intellectual property rights, and a mechanism to pay royalties.

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    Alex Crossman
    Business Advisor and Founder

    Alex has over 10 years experience in corporate strategy, financial planning, investor relations, marketing and brand management. Alex was previously Managing Director and Global Head of Strategy & Business Development for Deutsche Bank Global Markets, served a board member to several growth companies including Coalition Development and Saffron Chase and an adviser to the British Documentary Film Foundation and as an independent film producer.

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    Christina Laskowski
    Director of Business Development

    Christina brings 13 years of investment banking experience as a branded consumer, life sciences and technology banker at Pacific Growth Equities, East Peak Advisors and FBR Capital Markets. Her clients include Peet's Coffee and Tea, Greenfield Online, ZipRealty, Informative, OTravel (div of Overstock.com) and Hambrecht & Quist LLC.

    Christina is also President of STAC SV, a partner of the U.S. State Dept. Global Entrepreneurship Program.

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    Jack Russo
    Advisor and Legal Counsel

    Jack is the founding partner in the Palo Alto law firm of both Russo & Hale LLP and now Computerlaw Group LLP. Jack originated some of the early thinking on intellectual property (IP) protection of the "look and feel" of computer software and he has been involved in a number of software cases. His 1985 article, Copyright in the "Look and Feel" of Computer Software published in The Computer Lawyer pioneers the subject.

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    Christopher Tyler
    Science Advisor

    Dr. Tyler invented the familiar autostereogram, pictures which a ppear to magically leap into full 3D scenes after viewing them for a few minutes. He heads the Smith-Kettlewell Brain Imaging Center, and serves as editor for five professional publications in the field. As the auther of over two hundred research publications, Christopher Tyler brings expertise in depthperception, computational psychophysics, neuroscience and perception experimenta

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    Rich Gibson
    Director of Technology

    Prior to Eyegorithm, Rich worked on the Gigapan and Explorable Microscopy Projects for Carnegie Melon University, NASA’s Intelligent Robotics Group. A pioneer of the Neogeography movement, he coauthored Mapping Hacks and Google Maps Hacks. His software engineering experience includes Senior Engineer at Meadan, Software Engineer at Zappos and Manager of Information Services at Berger and Associates.

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    Lora Likova
    Science Advisor

    Lora is both a research scientist and inventor, She has been awarded patents in Bulgaria, Russia and the Czech Republic. She received her Ph.D. in Cognitive Science at the New Bulgarian University and a Masters of Science in the Technical University, Sofia Bulgaria. She has authored numerous scientific publications perception, stereo-motion and cognitive neuroscience.

Advisors

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    Jack Russo of Computer Law. Palo Alto CA.
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed