Our mission is to empower retailers and brands to create great shopping experiences.

About Us

We’re an experienced team, passionate about applying advanced semantic understanding, automated machine learning, predictive analytics and big data techiques to enhance the shopping experience. Our commitment is to ensure the success of our customers.

Our semantic understanding, machine learning, big data analytics, voice, user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) experience includes building enterprise-scale mobile applications for Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile, Vodafone and other global leaders, deployed worldwide and used by millions of users everyday. From founding successful startups to being senior executives at global enterprises, we have been involved in all aspects of business.

At Vioby, our vision is for our interactive engagement technology to become the standard way for retailers and brands to drive revenue and profits by delivering a great experience to their customers.

An ambitious vision requires a great team — join us!

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Leadership

Alec Belfer

CEO & Co-Founder

Alec is a successful entrepreneur with over 20 years experience in starting and growing businesses, managing business units, developing strategic partnerships and creating customers worldwide. His senior executive roles have included leading Comverse’s entry into voice-interactive mobile systems and the CEO and founder of SoftTalk, an innovator in unified messaging acquired by Callware Technologies. Alec has an M.Sc. from Bar-Ilan University.

Connect with Alec on LinkedIn.

Mike Krasner

Chairman & Co-Founder

With over 30 years experience as a serial entrepreneur, Mike has founded, built and exited successful companies in the US and Europe. He was CEO and Founder of Oxy Systems, providing consumer-based remote access, entertainment and social software applications for mobile users. Prior to Oxy, Mike was CEO and Founder of InTouch Systems, acquired by Comverse, that was a pioneer developing voice-interactive mobile systems used by millions of users everyday worldwide. He is an angel investor, advisor to startups and a mentor at MIT. Mike has a Ph.D. from MIT.

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Chief Architect

For over 20 years, Paul has designed and deployed innovative systems as VP and Chief Architect, responsible for design and implementation of distributed, collaborative systems for commercial and Government applications. He experience includes VP at Gemstar-TV Guide, Senior Director at Rovi Corporation (formerly Macrovision), and Senior Scientist at BBN Technologies. Paul has an M.S. from Rice University.

Connect with Paul on LinkedIn.

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Advisor

Ann is the CEO of Raider Consulting. Previously, she was CEO of inStream Media, a leader in integrated, omnichannel marketing delivery solutions for brands and retailers. An experienced executive in building companies that serve retailers and marketers, she has been Chief Strategy Officer for Vertis Corporation, SVP at News America Marketing and a senior executive at Shawmut National, Gillette, HP Hood and Stop & Shop. She holds a BA and MBA from Michigan State.

Connect with Ann on LinkedIn.

leadership_pustejovskyDave Henry

Advisor

Dave has over 40 years creating successful brands that customers love and companies depend upon. Nationally recognized for building the businesses of several large grocery retail chains, his career includes SVP of Marketing for Winn-Dixie and senior executive at Price Chopper Supermarkets and Star Markets division of Jewel Companies. He has been a leader at organizations such as the Food Marketing Institute and National Grocers Association. Dave has a BA from John Carroll University.

Connect with Dave on LinkedIn.

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Advisor

Heather is VP of Marketing for YP, the largest local ad platform in the US, having joined through YP’s acquisition of Sense Networks, the leader in location-based advertising targeting. Her over 20 years experience building marketing and customer engagement programs includes founding Mobile Synergies, a strategic consulting firm, and VP Marketing at Digitas. Heather has an MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.

Connect with Heather on LinkedIn.

leadership_raiderVladimir Zelevinsky

Advisor

Vladimir is Director of Information Retrieval at Jobcase. Previously, he was a Principal Research Scientist at Oracle, having joined through Oracle’s acquisition of Endeca, a leader in e-commerce and business intelligence solutions. An expert in e-commerce, big data, information retrieval, machine learning and computational linguistics, his career has included software engineering positions at Lycos, Tenara and Pegasystems. Vladimir has BS and MS degrees from M.I.T.

Connect with Vladimir on LinkedIn.