Our Leadership

Curt Lefebvre

Founder and CEO

Dr. Curt Lefebvre is the founder and CEO of nDimensional. Our core product, nD, is the culmination of his vision from more than 25 years of experience architecting AI platforms and solutions. Prior to nDimensional, Curt was the founder and CEO of NeuCo, Inc., a pioneer in industrial applications of AI. Prior to NeuCo, he was a co-founder and CEO of NeuroDimension Inc., a leading provider of machine learning development software. Curt also co-authored the textbook "Neural and Adaptive Systems: Fundamentals Through Simulations" (ISBN: 0471351679). He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the State University of New York at Binghamton, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Florida.

Rakesh Chalasani

Vice President, Technology

Dr. Rakesh Chalasani is Vice President of Technology and is responsible for overseeing the development of nD. Rakesh joined nDimensional in the spring of 2014 after the completion of his doctorate from the University of Florida, where he specialized in machine learning, deep learning, numeric optimization and information theoretic methods. His research involved combining deep learning concepts with dynamic systems to encode time-varying signals like videos, audio, and language for recognition and semantic analysis. Rakesh holds a Bachelor of Technology, Electronics and Communication Engineering from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology along with M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Florida.

Stephanie Hendricks

Vice President, Business Development

Stephanie Hendricks is Vice President of Business Development and is responsible for strategic partnerships, customer success and aligning platform development with market and client needs. Stephanie joined nDimensional in the spring of 2015 following 4 years at PowerAdvocate, a software and consulting firm in the energy industry. There she served as the Director of Account Management, managing software, consultants and analysts as a comprehensive solution for her clients. Prior to PowerAdvocate, Stephanie was a Lieutenant in the United States Navy working as a counterterrorism analyst for the Navy Central Command in the middle east and an instructor at the Navy and Marine Corps Intelligence Training Center. She holds an A.B. from Harvard University.