Revolutionizing Bid Management with AI

QuanticMind was founded in 2011 by digital marketing pioneers and NextTag alumni who knew there was a better way to manage, scale and optimize performance marketing.

Who We Are

In its quest to build a solution to help digital marketers improve their ROI, QuanticMind developed the industry’s first intelligent bid-management platform for data-driven marketers, which leverages insights from its proprietary machine learning to increase online engagement for advertising programs.

Its breakthrough technology, including campaign optimization, predictive analytics, and reporting, connects consumers with brands to guide them through the entire customer journey–from acquisition to ongoing retention.

Based in the heart of Silicon Valley with 11 global locations, QuanticMind is used by top global brands to increase pipeline, drive revenue, and improve overall marketing ROI.

QuanticMind Team

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We’re on a mission to change online advertising — to make it more effective and easier to manage for everyone involved. QuanticMind isn’t just a great place to work; it’s a great place to build your career. Come join us in revolutionizing digital marketing.

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Meet the team revolutionizing the bid-management industry.


Chaitanya Chandrasekar

Prior to QuanticMind, Chaitanya built and managed the traffic acquisition platform and was part of the Data Science team at NexTag. His experience in the industry and knowledge of platforms led to his co-founding QuanticMind. He strongly believes in the power of data technology, which can help decipher Big Data to unlock new ideas and opportunities. Chaitanya earned his Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.

Brian Bird

Brian has built, managed and grown partnerships with many of the world’s largest marketers. Prior to co-founding QuanticMind, he had almost a decade of Sales, Business Development, Customer Success, Product Management and leadership experience at NexTag. Brian earned his Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Studies with a focus in Economics from Stanford University.

Brian Sullivan

Brian Sullivan directs QuanticMind’s global revenue organization, bringing over 20 years of experience building and leading client services from early stage SaaS startups through publicly traded companies. Before Brian joined QuanticMind, Brian served as the Chief Customer Officer at Capriza as well as Senior Vice President of Client Services at Gigya, acquired by SAP, where he oversaw a 70+person client services team and $1M+ deployments.

Enriko Aryanto

Enriko Aryanto leads QuanticMind’s engineering, from all things technical, to making sure the technology strategy is aligned with the business strategy. He focuses on simplifying data management and visualization to drive platform adoption. Enriko first garnered experience building database systems at Stanford University, then held engineering leadership and technical roles at NexTag. Enriko earned his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Computer Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his Master of Science in Computer Science from Stanford University.

Justin Smith
VP of Data Science

Justin Smith leads Data Science at QuanticMind. Prior to joining the company, he served as Vice President of Analytics at, at the time a Quantcast top 10 US internet site responsible for their data intelligence and data analytics strategy. Before, Justin led display advertising analytics at Wize Commerce (which owns and operates leading comparison shopping engines like NexTag) and helped them become one of the largest online advertisers. Justin earned double Bachelor’s Degrees in Applied Mathematics and Statistics and a Master’s Degree in Statistics from University of California, Davis.

Saumil Pandey
Head of Demand Gen

Saumil Pandey has been a performance marketer and growth leader with over 12 years of experience in creating, managing and growing digital marketing campaigns, identifying opportunities and improving engagement and reach on search and social media platforms for Financial Services, Retail, CPG, Healthcare and Technology verticals. Saumil serves as Head of Growth at QuanticMind Inc., a leading platform for smarter advertising. Prior to joining QuanticMind, Saumil was leading marketing efforts at and Scaled Inference. She also worked at Google for 6 years, where she led and organized flagship: Think with Google event series.

Jessie Dearien
Head of QuanticMind Digital

As Head of QuanticMind Digital, Jessie leads a team of digital marketers, specifically trained to unlock the power of machine learning for our client’s digital initiatives. Jessie has 10 years of experience in performance marketing, previously leading the Paid Search practice for iProspect US, a team of 150+ that managed over $1BN in annual spend across search engines globally.

Investors and Board Members

Cervin - QuanticMind Investor
Foundation - QuanticMind Investor
Safegaurd - QuanticMind Investor
Ashu Garg

Ashu Garg is general partner at Foundation Capital, and invests in varied startups that solve complex challenges. He serves on the boards of directors for TubeMogul, Localytics, Conviva, ZeroStack, Yozio, and He was also closely involved with Foundation Capital’s investment in FreeWheel, which was acquired by Comcast in 2014. Ashu has led seed investments in Robin Systems, Shopular, BrightSky Labs, adRise, IntroHQ, Next Force Technology, and Bay Sensors and has personally invested in Reflektion, Databricks, Cohesity, Jhana, Virtual Power Systems and Vienova.

Brian Sisko

Mr. Sisko is President and CEO of Safeguard, previously serving as COO, General Counsel, and Managing Director. Mr. Sisko has an extensive background in legal, finance, corporate development, and operations. His past experiences span across numerous executive roles at publicly traded companies, such as, Halo Technology, and National Media Corporation. Brian is a native of the greater Philadelphia region. He received a BS from Bucknell University and a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Preetish Nijhawan

Preetish Nijhawan is a co-founder and partner at Cervin Ventures. He has worked in numerous companies including McKinsey & Company, Neon, BMC, and iVita, an asset management software startup he co-founded. Preetish was also a co-founder of Akamai Technologies, after various roles at Intel in engineering and program management. Preetish earned a BS in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the BITS, Pilani, India, an MS in Computer Engineering from USC, and an MBA from MIT Sloan.

Prabhu Goel

Dr. Prabhu Goel is an active private venture investor, serving on the Board of Directors of several private companies in the US – FusionOps Inc, QuanticMind Inc., and Prana Studios Holdings. He is actively involved in renewable energy projects across Europe and in India. He has also served on the Boards of two public companies (SYNP – Synopsys on Nasdaq and CDN – Cadence Design Systems on NYSE). Since 1991 he has invested in over 30 private companies and served on many of their Boards. Dr. Goel was the CEO/Chairman of Gateway Design Automation Corporation, which was acquired by Cadence Design Systems in 1989.


DJ Patil

DJ was the VP of Product at RelateIQ. He coined the term “Data Scientist.” Previously he was the Chief Data Scientist at Greylock Partners and before that he was the Chief Product Officer of Color Labs. He previously worked for LinkedIn as their Chief Scientist and Chief Security Officer and eBay as their Director of Strategy, Analytics, and Product. Prior to that he focused on National Security issues on Counter Terrorism and Bioweapons Proliferation Prevention. In the academic community he is best known for his work in numerical weather prediction. He received a B.A. in Mathematics from University of California, San Diego and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from University of Maryland College Park.

Jeff Risberg

Jeff Risberg is currently CEO at Squirrel Legend Games, plus hands-on engineering advisory role at QuanticMind since 2011, a board member and engineering advisor at JustGive since 2014, and an engineering advisor and architect at Levanto Financial since 2015. He was an engineering advisor and later Vice President – Engineering / CTO at RallyOn from 2010 to early 2014. Prior to this he was the CTO at Sustainable Silicon Valley and earlier worked at TIBCO Software for 13 years, where he helped to create the digital trader workstation.

Mark Bradley

Mark serves in several advisory and board member roles at tech companies. Previously, Mark served as CEO and board member of Conversica. Prior to Conversica, he started NexTag with its two founders, a high growth Silicon Valley startup known for its popular consumer website providing price comparison shopping information. As a result, Mark developed a strong technological, analytical and entrepreneurial focus on capital efficiency. He played several key roles in the company’s development including President, SVP of Global Product Shopping, SVP of International, and SVP of Operations and led several acquisitions.

Pankaj Shah

Pankaj Shah is an investor and advisor to dozens of venture capital firms (including Formation 8 and Unshackled) and startups. He is an early backer of Addepar, ALOHA, AltVR, OpenGov, VentureBeat, and many other companies. Pankaj’s advisory roles include ArmorText, Booshaka, FLYR, QuanticMind, Kiwi Crate, Parklet and ONEHOPE. His current philanthropic focus is with the Angiogenesis Foundation, the ONEHOPE Foundation, and random acts of kindness.

Office Locations

San Mateo, CA

Montreal, Canada

Buenos Aires, Argentina

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