Our Leadership

Gordon Brooks

Chairman

Gordon Brooks is an experienced leader with more than 30 years of software and services technology experience. Gordon has founded, helped launch or transformed 6 companies, 5 as the CEO, in the last 25 years resulting in 2 IPO’s with a combined market cap of over $11 billion, 1 spin-off and sale, 7 entity sales, 17 acquisitions and has served on 7 boards. Most recently as President of C3 IoT, Gordon has worked with companies like Cambridge Technology Partners, Breakaway Solutions, Symphony Services, Return on Intelligence, CSC, ADP, and Oracle.  In addition to his role at nDimensional, Gordon is also Executive Chairman of Zixi, a live broadcast quality video over IP software platform and the CEO of Katalyst LLC a strategy and operations advisory firm. He holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of New Hampshire and has attended advanced graduate programs at Seton Hall University and Northwestern University.

Jill Smith

Director

Jill Smith is an experienced international business leader with more than 17 years as CEO of private and public companies in the technology and information services markets. Jill is President, CEO and Executive Director of Allied Minds. Jill previously served as: Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of DigitalGlobe Inc. (NYSE: DGI), a global provider of satellite imagery products and services, including through its successful IPO in 2009; President and CEO of eDial, a voice-over IP collaboration company, until its sale to Alcatel in 2004; COO of Micron Electronics, a PC manufacturer; and founder and Managing Partner of Treacy & Company, a strategy consulting and boutique investment firm; President and CEO of SRDS, a media information and publishing company. Jill began her career as a consultant at Bain & Company in London and Boston, where she became a Partner. Jill holds a Master of Science degree in Business Administration from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Curt Lefebvre

Founding Director and CEO, PhD.

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, PhD.

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.

Michael Duryea

Chief Financial Officer

Michael Duryea serves as the Chief Financial Officer of nDimensional, Inc. where he oversees the finance, accounting and general business functions at the company. Mike has enjoyed a career working in the technology sector with early-stage companies. He started his career in the Boston office of Arthur Andersen as a member of the High-Technology Practice, where he spent nine years working with technology clients in the start-up through IPO phase. More recently, Mike has worked in finance and accounting leadership roles with BitSight Technologies and ZeroTurnaround. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.S. in Accounting from Providence College.