the power of conversation
Kasisto extends mobile apps to provide unlimited mobile services from a single access point
About Zor Gorelov
Zor Gorelov, CEO
Zor has over 20 years of experience in the software industry. He was the co-founder and CEO of SpeechCycle, a market leader in cloud-based contact center optimization solutions for the telco market. SpeechCycle was acquired by Synchronoss Technologies (SNCR). Before that, Zor founded and ran BuzzCompany.com, a provider of enterprise collaboration and messaging software, which was acquired by Multex.com (MLTX). He has held multiple engineering and product management positions at Microsoft and Computron Software. His interest in speech and natural language technologies dates back to the early 90’s when he worked at Bell Labs.
In his free time, Zor likes to travel, read and play tennis. He enjoys opera and classical music, and likes to learn about new wines and producers.
VP of Engineering
About Sasha Caskey
Sasha is a software engineer and entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience inventing and transitioning breakthrough technology into applications and products. Before founding Kasisto Sasha was a member of the IBM TJ Watson research team responsible for real time translation technology and conversational architecture for cars and mobile devices. Sasha’s passion for conversational systems started at The MITRE corporation, soon after he joined his first startup Speechworks Intl. Sasha has a B.A. from Brandeis University and a M.A. from Columbia University.
In his free time he plays go fish, runs, snowboards and kite surfs.
VP of Product
About Dror Oren
Dror has over 10 years of experience in software engineering, marketing and product management. Prior to Kasisto, Dror was an executive director in the SRI Ventures team at SRI International, where he focused on commercialization of technologies in information and computer sciences and helped spin out companies such as Tempo.ai, and Desti. Before SRI, Dror worked in product marketing and management at VMware and NICE Systems Ltd., where he led a technical product line. Dror holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a double-major B.S. degree in computer science and biology from Tel Aviv University.
In his free time, Dror loves hiking and creating stuff through pottery and carpentry.
VP of Operations
About Ruth Brown
Ruth has been building software start-ups for more than 30 years. She co-founded and was president of SpeechCycle, market leader in cloud-based contact center optimization solutions for the telco market, acquired by Synchronoss Technologies. Previously she was COO at BuzzCompany.com, provider of enterprise collaboration and messaging software, acquired by Multex.com, and was a founder of Software Corp. of America, provider of enterprise reporting and analysis software. Ruth started her career as a programmer and consultant with Sears, Control Data and John Rhodes. An alumna of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ruth is a loyal Badger, a Trustee of the UW Memorial Union Building Assn and a founder of the NYC UW Women’s Philanthropy Initiative. She was elected to the YWCA Academy of Women Achievers in 1984. Ruth is an avid theater-goer, loves walking her dog in Central Park, and is an aspiring golfer.