About us

Calipsa was created with the mission to understand the world around us using CCTV cameras as a source of information. Using advanced Deep Learning algorithms, we are transforming how video monitoring and analysis is done worldwide - from actively watching video feeds, to a model of responding to actionable alerts and notifications.


Our team

Mohammad Rashid Khan

Co-founder and CEO

Masters in Machine Learning from University of Cambridge. Previously at Wonga, Accenture and Symantec.

Boris Ploix

Co-founder and CTO

Masters in Applied Mathematics at Imperial College London. Spent several years working for the French Government.

Tara Biglari

Business Development & Operations Associate

Tara heads up our new business & handles operations. She’s previously held roles at think tanks and charities in both the U.S. and U.K. and holds an MA in International Relations from the University of Edinburgh.

Chris Tegho

Machine Learning Engineer

Chris recently graduated with a Masters in Machine Learning from the University of Cambridge. His interests are in deep reinforcement learning, variational inference and computer vision.

Ashwin D'Cruz

Machine Learning Engineer

Ashwin has an MPhil in Machine Learning, Speech and Language Technology from the University of Cambridge. He previously worked as a Research Engineer at the University of Western Australia after graduating with a Bachelor of Philosophy (Hons) from the same institution.

Siddharth Agrawal

Machine Learning Engineer

Siddharth has a Masters in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Science and a Bachelors in Computer Science from BITS-Pilani, Goa. Before joining Calipsa, he has worked at IBM Research and Amazon.

Rui Gazio

Full Stack Engineer

Rui has a range of experience in front-end development, having worked at numerous British and Portuguese tech companies and refined his Javascript skills in the process. He has a degree in Computer Engineering from the Universidade do Minho in Portugal.

Anton Veselev

Full Stack Engineer

Anton is a web developer with some game dev experience. Loves to build tools for data modelling, simulation & visualisation. Has a degree in software engineering from ITMO University. Previously worked for Kupibilet.

Advisors Bio's

Joe White

Joe was the co-founder of Moonfruit which was acquired by Yell, and is currently a General Partner at Entrepreneur First. Joe has grown and led multiple teams of up to 100 people, delivering world class technology products.

Jon Folland

Previously Founder and CEO of Nativ, which was acquired by Telstra in June 2015. Nativ provided media management, workflow and business optimisation software to the media tech markets.


Entrepreneur First

Europe's best accelerator for deep technology startups

Local Globe

Early stage investor behind Transferwise, Zoopla, Citymapper, Lovefilm and Improbable

Horizons Ventures

Hong Kong based later stage VC behind Facebook, Skype, Spotify and Airbnb


Govtech fund helping startups transform the public sector

We are always looking for talented individuals to join our team - get in touch at info@calipsa.io