About the company

iobeam is the first time-series database and analytics service specifically designed for scale, ease of use, complex queries.

Our team includes top researchers and industry veterans with experience building scalable systems at a variety of large and small companies. The company is based in NYC, Stockholm, and LA, and is backed by top tier investors with a track record of success in the industry.

Ajay Kulkarni

Ajay loves making sense of data: first financial (2002-2005), then mobile (2005-2014), now IoT (2014+). Also loves: running, ice cream, NYC. Last entrepreneurial venture acquired by GroupMe/Skype/Microsoft. MIT x 3 (BS, MEng, MBA).

Co-founder/CEO
Michael Freedman

A Professor of Computer Science at Princeton, Mike specializes in distributed systems, networking, security. Co-invented CoralCDN and OpenFlow/SDN; co-founded Illuminics (acquired by Quova). Awards: White House PECASE, ONR YIP, NSF CAREER, DARPA CSSG. Ex-climber. MIT BS, MEng; NYU/Stanford PhD.

Co-founder/CTO
Erik Nordström

Our lead platform and infrastructure engineer, Erik got his MSc and PhD from Uppsala in Sweden, then worked as a research scientist at Princeton. Ex-Spotify infrastructure engineer and avid hiker.

Software engineering
Rob Kiefer

Rob was born and raised a Terp (BS in CompSci, UMD '10), and later a Tiger (CS PhD Princeton *16). He enjoys sitcoms, card games, and sports, even though all his teams continually find new ways to disappoint him.

Software engineering
Matvey Arye

Mat is iobeam's go-to data wrangler (ranging from statistics to data infrastructure engineering). He attended The Cooper Union and got his PhD at Princeton. In his free time, Mat enjoys theater, travel, hiking, and skiing.

Software engineering
Olof Rensfelt

Olof has been building IoT applications and infrastructure for 15 years, first as a MSc and PhD at Uppsala in Sweden, then as the CTO of Sensebit. Olof is our cultured engineer with a love of music, food, and guitars.

Software engineering
Shane Ermitano

Shane has a breadth of experience serving as an art director for advertising agencies, a Fortune 50 corporation, and startups of his own. He's always on the hunt for his next slice of pizza.

Design
Solar Olugebefola

Solar graduated with a BS then PhD in Materials Science from MIT. He has two kids and enjoys rock climbing and homemade science experiments.

Web/Front-end
Andrew Staller

A Penn grad and former lacrosse player for the Quakers, Andrew received the Senior Cornerstone Award for ENTHUSIASM, voted on by his teammates, and brings the same energy to work. Loves to ski, read, travel, paint.

Growth & Evangelism