We've Built An Incredible Team.

Founded in late 2016 by former LinkedIn, Salesforce, Adobe, and Microsoft employees, Spectrum is an enterprise AI tech company that first focused on cross-platform fake news and misinformation identification, attribution, and tracking. We’ve since developed an intelligent Data Enrichment Platform™, powered by deep learning and natural language processing, to provide social applications, B2B platforms, and digital service providers effective tools to learn more from their user-generated content and data at scale.

 

 

Founders

 

JUSTIN DAVIS

Co-Founder & CEO

A former Product Director, Justin successfully managed and scaled Salesforce’s Data Studio platform. Prior to Salesforce, he spent a decade growing data-driven SaaS platforms in business development and sales engineering roles for Krux (acquired by Salesforce), Adobe, SAS, and Microsoft.

 

JACKSON MOSES

Co-Founder & CSO

Prior to founding Spectrum, Jackson held numerous market research and sales roles at Cisco, LinkedIn, and Lynda.com. He attended the University of California, Berkeley where he earned dual degrees in Economics and Political Science, with a joint focus in international monetary policy and game theory.

 

JOSH NEWMAN

Co-Founder & CTO

A former Software Architect at Salesforce, Josh began his career at a research center of Middlebury College. After transitioning to tech, Josh spent a decade developing scalable data management and distributed systems at Vodori, Syapse, and Krux (acquired by Salesforce).

 

 

Investors

 
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HOWARD CHARNEY

Tech Executive

A Member of Spectrum’s Board, Howard Co-Founded 3Com (acquired by HP) and Grand Junction Networks (acquired by Cisco), and served as an SVP at Cisco. He attended MIT and Santa Clara University where he collectively earned his BSe, MSe, MBA, and JD.

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GORDON MCLEOD

Media Executive

A Member of Spectrum’s Board, Gordon is a media veteran. He’s served as President of SI.com, The Wall Street Journal, Krux (acquired by Salesforce), and Newsday. Gordon earned his Master of Public Policy from Harvard University.

 

TOM CHAVEZ

Co-Founder & CEO, Krux

Tom Co-Founded his first tech company - Rapt (acquired by Microsoft) - in 1999. He subsequently joined Accel Partners as an EIR and Co-Founded Krux (acquired by Salesforce) in 2010. Tom earned his PhD in Engineering from Stanford University.

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VIVEK VAIDYA

Co-Founder & CTO, Krux

Having played a pivotal role in Microsoft’s acquisition of Rapt, Vivek Co-Founded Krux (acquired by Salesforce) with Tom. He earned his Master of Science in Mathematics & Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

 

 

Advisors

 

SCOTT WATERMAN

Machine Learning Executive

An experienced search, language modeling, text mining, and machine learning scientist, Scott has worked at the forefront of artificial intelligence for over 20 years. Most notably, he’s served as Chief Scientist of Diffbot and Sovereign Intelligence, and as a Senior Software Development Engineer at Microsoft.

 

YACOV SALOMON

 VP of Data Science, Salesforce

Having received his PhD in Mathematics from the University of Melbourne, Yacov began his career in academia before working as a Senior Data Scientist at Brandscreen, BigCommerce, and Krux (acquired by Salesforce). He’s currently a VP of Data Science at Salesforce & Graduate Lecturer (MIDS) at U.C. Berkeley.

 
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LIVIA POLANYI

Professor of Linguistics, Stanford University

Having operated in both the technology and academic sectors, Livia currently works as a Consulting Professor of Linguistics at Stanford University. Prior to this, she served as a Principal Researcher at Microsoft, Principal Scientist at Powerset, and Associate Professor of Linguistics at Rice University.

 

 

We Invented Data Enrichment.

Some call it Text Analytics 2.0, we call it Data Enrichment. Spectrum is the leading provider of enterprise data enrichment solutions for social applications and B2B platforms. We defined an industry, and now our technology is at its forefront. Read our blog to learn how structured content, feature rich data, and data equity can accelerate your business growth.

 

 

We Seriously Love What We Do.

 
 

Promoting Positive Behavior

Our Data Enrichment Platform™ can be used to revive meaningful discourse and encourage positive behaviors, the results of which facilitate digital harmony within online ecosystems.

 
 
 
 
 

Preserving Free Speech

We help social applications and B2B platforms improve their user experiences by protecting users from shaming, harassment, and abuse. We believe thought diversity should be celebrated.

 
 
 

Protecting Sensitive Data

Spectrum's DEP™ is built with privacy in mind. We understand the sensitivity of user-generated content and data. That's why our security framework exceeds industry-leading standards.

 
 
 

 

Want to Join our Team?

We're actively seeking seasoned professionals to join our growing team. We’re an entrepreneurial group of business and engineering professionals eager to accomplish what others say can’t be done. At Spectrum, you’ll help develop innovative technologies, define new markets, work alongside ambitious people, drink lots of coffee, and enjoy a few beers.

 

Open Positions

 
 

Data Engineer

 

San Francisco, CA

 
 

First Platform Engineer

 

San Francisco, CA