PEOPLE

Cien is an AI-First startup with offices in Dallas, Miami & Barcelona. The founding team members have all had major previous SaaS company successes. We are growing fast and are always looking for awesome people.

LEADERSHIP

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ROBERT KALL
CEO / Co-Founder

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3 Previous Entrepreneurial
Successes totaling $100M

SVP at leading Real Estate Software Co.
RealPage (NASDAQ:RP)

Built 2nd most trafficked US
Real Estate Website (remax.com)

Devised Strategic Partnerships
w/ Airbnb, TripAdvisor

B.S. Comp Sci./Business Adm.

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BEN STRUM
CTO / Co-Founder

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Architected $1B Booking Platform
(kigo.net)

Co-Founder of Bookt LLC, Acquired in
2014 by RealPage, Inc

Univ. of Miami, B.S. Computer Engineering

Columbia University, M.S. w/ focus on
Machine Learning & Operations Research

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MARGOT CARTER
BOARD MEMBER / Co-Founder

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President Living Mountain Capital

EVP/CLO RealPage, Led IPO (NASDAQ:RP)
Over $2B Mkt. Cap

Lead Director, Chair Nominating
& Governance (NYSE:IBP)

Led over 100 M&A Transactions

Fordham Law, JD

ADVISORY BOARD

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Dr. CHRISTIAN
BROWNLEES

STRATEGIC ADVISOR

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Professor of Economics and Business at Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE

Expert in Statistics and Econometrics

PhD in Statistics from Università degli Studi di Firenze and Post-doc at NYU Stern

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STEPHEN
FROMM

STRATEGIC ADVISOR

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25 years investment banking experience

Advisor to clients ranging from
Start-ups to Global Enterprises

Harvard Business School, MBA

University of Pennsylvania, B.S. Engineering
from Moore School and B.S. Economics
from Wharton School

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JEROME
ROSE

STRATEGIC ADVISOR

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Executive positions in sales
at SMS Inc & IBM

Managing sales teams
with over $100M in quota

Expert in Sales
Enablement & CRM Tools

MBA Southern Methodist University,
Cox School of Business

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MATT
RODGERS

STRATEGIC ADVISOR

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25+ years consulting and software experience

Executive at multiple platinum Salesforce consulting partners

Expert in implementation and delivery of cloud-based CRM products and services

Stanford University, B.S. Industrial Engineering

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MICHAEL
O'HARE

STRATEGIC ADVISOR

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Managing Director at KeyBanc Capital Markets

Advisor on over $2 billion of M&A and growth equity capital transactions for software companies

Over 26 years of M&A experience in SaaS and Enterprise Software industry

MBA, Indiana University, B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Purdue University