AI for simpler, better business.

What’s it take to create a world where humans can be more human? Forward-thinking people who see technology in a unique light.

These are the people driving our mission

Challenging the status quo of AI is what gets our entire team out of bed in the morning. Our platform is the first of its kind, and its next-generation capabilities require a wide range of expertise to create a strong direction for our clients: from entrepreneurs to execs with a proven track record of scaling to PhDs in physics and math, meet the people changing AI.

Basil Bouraropoulos

CEO & Co-Founder

Curtis Gavura

President, COO & Co-Founder

Carolina Bessega, PhD

CSO & Co-Founder

Jaime Camacaro, PhD

CIO & Co-Founder

Per Nyberg

Chief Commercial Officer

Ben Lemelin

Senior Vice President, Talent & Culture

Carlos Romero

Vice President - Technology

Maria Elena Carbajal

Vice President - Engineering

Points of pride

Machine Learning is in our DNA. In our quest to create an AI platform poised to change the way enterprises scale, we’ve earned a few stripes.

ML Expertise

We have an impressive roster of experienced data & research scientists.

Diversity

We bring a vast array of cultures & experiences to the table.

Ethical AI

We form partnerships and build software with a strong ethical foundation.

AI for Good

We leverage our expertise to support equality-driving initiatives.

Ways we work with you

Commercial & Enterprise

Platform subscriptions for innovative organizations.

Strategic Partnerships

Global alliances to foster growth for clients worldwide.

Governments & NGOs

Stimulate and promote growth at the local, national, and international level.

Thought Leadership

Keynote speaking engagement for global events.

Basil Bouraropoulos

CEO & Co-Founder

Basil is an accomplished entrepreneur with a proven track record of driving growth for businesses. Prior to founding Stradigi AI, Basil, along with Curtis Gavura, led a software development company that worked with international clients across several industries. Today, Basil’s core focus is building AI that will have a positive impact on the human experience. He’s also an angel investor, mentor, and Limited Partner at Panache Ventures, and co-founder of financial technology firm Holt Accelerator. He prides himself on his entire team, his seasoned advisory board, and his family.

Curtis Gavura

President, COO & Co-Founder

Curtis is a solutions-oriented leader with over 15 years of experience. As Stradigi AI’s President & CPO, Curtis wears many hats in the company’s day-to-day operations, implementing our strategic vision and ensuring the company achieves and exceeds its corporate goals. He is known for his eagle-eye for detail, motivating leadership style, strong acumen for identifying key trends in AI, and ability to bring high-performing products to market. Curtis is also an angel investor and Limited Partner at Panache Ventures. Outside the office, Curtis is a devoted family man and an avid lover of “boarding” on all terrains — snow, surf, and wake.

Carolina Bessega, PhD

CSO & Co-Founder

Carolina is a visionary scientist with a strong business acumen, with 20+ years of experience in research, development, and broad programming. Carolina holds a PhD in fundamental physics and was an award-winning professor and researching before transitioning to industry full-time. A leader in the space of Artificial Intelligence, Carolina was the Director of the Nonlinear Phenomena Lab in Venezuela before moving to Canada. Today, she applies her extensive experience in machine learning to create, innovate, and develop technologies that solve real-world problems.

Jaime Camacaro, PhD

CIO & Co-Founder

Jaime is a mathematical physicist that guides our leading research science team to generate innovative technology in the fields of big data, machine learning and AI. As Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Universidad Simon Bolivar in Venezuela, Jaime applied his mathematical skills to generate algebraic and geometrical models for quantum field theory and econophysics. Upon immigrating to Canada, Jaime started out as a Web Developer at Stradigi AI, and eight years later, he leads the company in all innovation initiatives. Around the office, he’s known for his welcoming demeanour and his tenacious commitment to driving research that pushes the boundaries, every day.

Per Nyberg

Chief Commercial Officer

Per is a global technology and AI executive with over two decades of experience, known for his empowering leadership style and his measured approach to innovation strategies. Prior to joining Stradigi AI, Per held a number of leadership roles at Cray Inc.  Most notably, he was Vice President of Market Development for the company’s Artificial Intelligence and Cloud solutions. In this role, Per brought machine learning and deep learning solutions to market for global enterprise clients across multiple verticals. Today, he oversees all growth initiatives at Stradigi AI, including marketing, customer success, and business development. He lives in Montreal with his two children and wife, and envisions a world where AI is both ubiquitous and bettering the lives of people everywhere.

Ben Lemelin

Senior Vice President, Talent & Culture

Ben is an accomplished Human Resources professional with over two decades of experience leading global teams out of Europe and North America. Known for his inspiring positivity, authenticity, and people-first approach, Ben spearheads all of Stradigi AI’s initiatives related to being a top employer, including culture, and an innovative approach to leadership development, people practices and more. Prior to joining Stradigi AI, Ben held Vice-President roles at Pharmascience, Bristol-Meyers Squibb, and Novartis. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President Talent and Culture at Fengate Asset Management. Ben leads with his philosophy that work and personal life are interwoven entities that should achieve a synergistic balance. As a native Montrealer, Ben recently moved back to his hometown to be closer to his family.

Carlos Romero

Vice President - Technology

Carlos leads all efforts related to security, compliance, infrastructure and team support at Stradigi AI. Over the last 10 years, he has been instrumental in shaping the information ecosystem of the Company. He graduated at the top of his class with honors in microcomputers and networking. He is certified in Cisco Networking, Security and Collaboration technologies as well as AWS Solutions Architecture. He is an expert at scalability and seamless deployments in agile environments.

Maria Elena Carbajal

Vice President - Engineering

As an operations, strategy and transformation focused leader, Maria Elena has amassed extensive international experience in the fields of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Technology and Data, and have worked in various industries such as Energy & Utilities, Telecommunications, and IT. Her professional track record includes experience in enterprise-level systems deployments, mergers and acquisitions, data centers, outsourcing agreements, organizational design, technological transformation, government relations, and program management. As VP of Engineering, she is responsible for aligning our company vision, co-developing the technical strategy with our CSO, and developing and maintaining a product roadmap that will continue to innovate and build a top-class scalable AI product and engineering team. She is focused on ensuring that the vision of the Kepler platform is realized through excellence in execution.

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