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.
He believes only those fit to deal with their environment will survive.

Boris Ploix

Co-founder and CTO

Masters in Applied Mathematics at Imperial College London. Spent several years working for the French Government.
He thinks more is less.

Anthony Fulgoni

Director of Sales

Anthony specialises in international channel sales and marketing. Previously, he has held various international sales roles at Motorola, Proxim, Kii and Dr. Solomons.
In his spare time, he's compiling the first book of Siri to Alexa "knock knock" jokes.

Soon yau Cheong

Deep Learning Platform Architect

Masters in Deep Learning and embedded digital systems from University of Bristol and Sussex. Over a decade of software engineering experience at companies such as NVIDIA and Qualcomm.
Currently teaching his 4 year old English vocabulary, programming and Mathematics at the same time

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.
He loves wearing flowery shirts.

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.
He eagerly awaits the day of our machine overlords.

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.
Rui's statement was censored

Chris Konings

UI Engineer & Designer

Chris has a background front-end design and engineering. He's previously worked for IBM as a UI engineer and designer working to design and build two large-scale applications. He builds solid interfaces and delightful experiences for our users.
Enjoys the little things in life; and design

Tara Biglari

Business Development & Operations Associate

Tara has a range of experience in research and analysis, having worked in various think tanks and research institutes in Washington, D.C. She recently graduated with a Masters in International Relations from the University of Edinburgh.
She enjoys watching tornado videos on YouTube

Advisors Bio's

Gabriel Brostow

Gabriel is an Associate Professor in Computer Science at UCL. He has published several papers in the field of Machine Learning and Computer Vision.

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.

Neil Smith

Neil was the founder of ClearImage, a security systems company providing solutions to a wide range of commercial and industrial organisations. He brings over 25 years of domain and operational expertise to our team.


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