Luminoso Company Overview
Luminoso Technologies is a leading artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language understanding (NLU) company that enables companies to rapidly discover value in their unstructured data. Luminoso’s award-winning software applies AI to accurately analyze text-based data for any industry without lengthy setup time or training. Luminoso can analyze unstructured data natively in 14 languages, including Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Arabic.
Companies use the insights that Luminoso’s solutions uncover to streamline their contact center processes, monitor brand perception, and optimize the customer experience. The company is privately held and headquartered in Boston, MA.
Jobs at Luminoso
Chief Executive Officer
Adam Carte is the CEO of Luminoso. Prior to joining Luminoso, Adam was an Operating Partner to Denham Capital Management, and a founding member and Partner of Fairlead Advisors. At Fairlead, Adam has led negotiations for acquisitions, divestitures, equity and debt financings, strategic partnerships, licensing agreements, and company restructurings for over 20 different companies across a broad range of industries.
Adam previously served in a number of C-level positions. As the CEO of Cadre Proppants, a mining company, revenues doubled during his tenure. He was the COO of Niotan, Inc. a chemical manufacturer that was developed and sold to its largest customer. As the CFO of The Trigen Companies, an energy company, Adam jointly led the turnaround and doubled profits, resulting in the sale of the company that more than doubled its equity value in less than three years.
Chief Technology Officer
Jason Alonso co-founded Luminoso in 2010 and serves as its Chief Technology Officer. He is an alumnus of the MIT Media Lab, where he developed some of the machine learning techniques that drives Luminoso's software.
Chief Science Officer
Robyn Speer co-founded Luminoso in 2010 and serves as its Chief Science Officer. At the MIT Media Lab, she led the development of ConceptNet, an open-source, multilingual knowledge base. Her M.Eng. thesis presented a new way for computers to understand semantics based on a dimensionality-reduced representation of ConceptNet.
Chief Product Officer
Ying Chen is the Chief Product Officer at Luminoso. She leads product, design, and development to power the next generation of Luminoso's award-winning software. Before joining Luminoso, Ying led Fortune 1000 organizations and VC-backed startups to deliver award-winning product solutions, most recently heading up global product marketing for platform technologies at Pegasystems.
Jeff Foley is the Vice President of Marketing at Luminoso. As an MIT engineer-turned-marketer, Jeff has been working with customer experience, CRM, and natural language technologies since 1996, at companies such as Dragon Systems, Nuance, Bullhorn, and Pegasystems.
VP Field Sales Operations & North American Sales
Wayne is the Vice President of Field Operations and North American Sales at Luminoso. Throughout his distinguished career, Wayne has led the growth and development of global sales teams for many VC and Private Equity backed firms, primarily in the field of helping organizations better manage unstructured data. Prior to joining Luminoso, Wayne led the growth of the Global Sales Team at NetDocuments, which contributed to the sale of the company for over four times its value in less than three years. Wayne proudly served on active duty for the United States Air Force.
VP International Sales & Corporate Development
Stephanie Nevin is the Vice President of International Sales & Corporate Development at Luminoso Technologies, leading strategic partnerships on a global basis and direct sales teams in EMEA and APAC. Stephanie's leadership includes 20+ years in the eCRM, enterprise messaging, and security markets. Prior to joining Luminoso, Stephanie held sales & business development positions at Autodesk, Sendmail, Inc., eGain Communications, ConnectSolutions and Socialware.
Welcome to Luminoso!
Luminoso Chief Product Officer Ying Chen speaks during meeting.
Luminoso's marketing and sales teams are good at juggling.
The Product Management team at work. Many offices have clear dividers, which double as whiteboards.
Luminoso's office has panoramic views of the Financial District.
Luminoso keeps its kitchen full of healthy snacks.
The eating and meeting area outside of the kitchen encourages post-lunch conversations.
Unique coat racks make for beautiful office accents.
Luminoso's Design Lab focuses on UX improvements for upcoming feature releases.
Entering the Luminoso Research Team offices.
Luminoso employees have the option of standing or sitting desks.
Luminoso's office has a nice combination of open and closed spaces.
A cross-functional team gathers in one of Luminoso's conference rooms.
Fun accents like "The Scrum Fairy Wand" can be found throughout Luminoso's office.
Modern audio/visual equipment and video collaboration software make working with remote and on-site teams easier.
A company-wide vote led to christening the meeting rooms with names of galaxies. Here's a team in Pinwheel.
Open spaces are great for collaboration; closed spaces are great for concentration.
Business Development Reps like Mike and Jacob work side by side to better share what's working best for them.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's corporate headquarters are located right in Downtown Boston. We had a chance to see how their employees "stay curious," as per the statement which is proudly displayed in their office.
BHE has grown substantially over the past several years and has moved into a new office in Boston's Financial District to accommodate its rapid expansion. The company's new offices are modern in every sense of the word, featuring the usual open and collaborative spaces and state-of-the-art meeting rooms.
Privy recently moved into new offices near South Station and we had a chance to take a look inside. During our visit, we certainly witness a very team-oriented atmosphere. Don't miss the in-house video studio and the employee photo wall!
Facebook Boston's growth is continuing. This year, the company unveiled its brand new 130,000 square foot office located at 100 Binney Street in Cambridge. Facebook Boston currently has 200 employees working out of this location and there's plenty of room for growth, as the space is built to hold 600 people.
PatientPing moved into their new office in downtown Boston last November. The office is bright and sunny with plenty of spaces for collaboration. Their personalities and brand colors are represented with team photos and pops of coral and blue throughout the office.
Lose It!'s headquarters are located near the Boston Common. One cool idea that stands out is how they move employees' desks every three months, so you get to know everyone better. The offices also feature a ski lodge-styled quiet room.
Formlabs' Somerville offices feature many of their products and favorite prints on display...with some of them being made by employees themselves (a perk of working there!).
Numerated features an open office and catered lunches to keep their Numerators (what they call their employees) working together and happy.
O'Reilly Media's beautiful red and white offices feature a game room designed for their weekly ping pong tournaments.
Akumina's offices are located in downtown Nashua, New Hampshire and during our tour, we saw plenty of Akuminites (what the company calls their employees) in action.
BitSight's new offices are in the R2-D2 building at 111 Huntington Ave. The company has an incredible-looking space and catered lunches for their team members.
TimeTrade has a beautiful industrial-designed office and rooms for employee Game Nights. Also, their conference room names are music-oriented.
CyberArk's offices in Newton feature a completely renovated, not to mention nice-looking, lobby. The offices house employees working hard in the meeting rooms as well as a few getting competitive with foosball.
DraftKings occupies 105,000 square feet of space, which is the largest single-floor office plan in Boston. From the breathtaking entrance... to sports-themed huddle spaces... to meeting spaces named after famous sports athletes and tech entrepreneurs... to the DK café which mimics a football field... there is so much to see!
PathAI moved from Cambridge to Boston and their offices give employees plenty of room to collaborate... and play a few rounds of Super Smash Bros.
Aside from giving their employees a great view of the Back Bay, OM1 has a sharp, blue-colored office with tons of open space and huddle rooms.
Buildium has been expanding aggressively and to facilitate this growth, the company moved into a new office at 3 Center Plaza.
Located not too far from the Downtown Crossing T stop is Panorama Education's offices which feature meeting rooms named after school subjects and a wall featuring the "Pets of Panorama."
Tamr's offices are located in Cambridge and it gives its employees great views of Harvard Square.
The offices of Datto are located at 50 Milk Street and their lobby is a celebration of their decade-plus lifespan.
Desktop Metal's Burlington offices feature their 3D printing machines in action in a collaborative office.
Boston Digital's rebranded headquarters are in the Schrafft's Center in Charlestown and have a bright, orange-color scheme.