About WhyLabs

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WhyLabs is on a mission to build the interface between humans and AI applications

As teams across industries adopt AI, WhyLabs enables them to operate with certainty by providing model monitoring, preventing costly model failures, and facilitating cross-functional collaboration. Incubated at the Allen Institute for AI, WhyLabs is a privately-held, venture-funded company based in Seattle.

The company was founded by Amazon Machine Learning alums Alessya Visnjic, Sam Gracie, and Andy Dang, together with Maria Karaivanova, former Cloudflare executive and early stage investor. Use WhyLabs to supercharge your AI teams!

Meet the team

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Alessya Visnjic

CEO and Co-Founder

Maria Karaivanova

COO and Co-Founder

Sam Gracie

CPO and Co-Founder

Andy Dang

Lead Engineer and Co-Founder

Bernease Herman

Data Scientist

Alex Sudbinin

Sr. Software Engineer

Michael McDuffee

Sr. Frontend Engineer

Anthony Naddeo

Sr. Software Engineer

Chris Warth

Sr. Software Engineer

Drew Dahlke

Sr. Software Engineer

Jamie Broomall

Sr. Software Engineer

Danny Leybzon

MLOps Solutions Architect

Sirius Strebe

Software Engineer

Richard Rogers

Sr. Software Engineer

Sava Paroski

Frontend Engineer

Maja Kesin

Frontend Engineer

Milos Obrovac

Frontend Engineer

Valer Varga

Frontend Engineer

Built by practitioners, backed by experts

With over 21 years of experience building, deploying, and operating AI applications at Amazon scale, our team knows how to get it done. We're backed by some of the most prominent names in the VC world.

Defy VC
AI Fund
Bezos Expeditions
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Careers at WhyLabs

We’re building a team capable of remarkable things by bringing our unique strengths and perspectives together, joined by a collective passion for building tools for AI practitioners.

At WhyLabs, everyone is an owner, innovator, communicator, and a leader. We welcome all opinions, viewpoints, and cultures. We thrive on healthy debate, ownership and a fast pace. If you are passionate about data and eager to make AI more reliable, come join us!

We’re headquartered in Seattle but currently working remotely.


WhyLabs Benefits

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    Health Benefits

    You and your loved ones will enjoy comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage, plus HSA options.

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    We believe it’s important to succeed together, so we provide an equity grant to all new hires.

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    Plan for your future with our 401k plan. We offer 100% match up to 4% of your salary.

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    A balanced lifestyle

    We have a remote-friendly culture and four weeks of paid vacation each year, plus major holidays.

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    Learn and grow

    We set up regular events to grow as a team and have some fun. We support conference speaking or attendance.

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    Build the future

    We have our eyes set on an ambitious goal: to build the interface between humans and AI applications. Join us!

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