Our Team

David Nehme, Ph.D.

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David has 20 years of software development experience with a specialty in business optimization applications using the commercial mixed--integer programming solvers CPLEX and Gurobi, including 9 years as an optimization consultant for ILOG. His has applied optimization to supply chain planning, pricing and revenue management, long haul trucking, service technician routing, personal financial planning, portfolio management, risk management, factory layout, factory scheduling and staffing. He has worked in the semiconductor manufacturing, transportation, hospitality, banking, retailing, semiconductor manufacturing, power generation, and pipeline industries. He holds a Ph.D. in Operations Research from The University of Texas and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Cornell University.

Michael Nehme, Ph.D

Michael has 10 years experience in software development. He has worked extensively with the CPLEX and Gurobi optimizers, applying them to the areas of pricing, revenue management and space planning. He holds a Ph.D. from The University of Texas with a focus on stochastic optimization applied to the security of transportation networks. He has also holds an M.S. in Engineering Management and a B.S. in computer science from Duke University.

Richard LaSota

Richard has 20 years of software development experience including 9 years at IBM's Tivoli division where he developed IT infrastructure management tools. He earned an M.S. in Operations Research from The University of Texas, with a focus on network reliability, and a M.S. and B.S. in Mathematics from The University of Illinois.