Meet the team behind Segments.ai’s multi-sensor data labeling platform

Founder, CEO

Otto Debals

Otto is a McKinsey & Company alumnus and holds a PhD in Signal Processing from KU Leuven. He holds CFA level 1 and is starting to become a coffee aficionado.

Founder, CTO

Bert
De Brabandere

Bert holds a PhD in Computer Vision from KU Leuven. Passionate about creating excellent products, he’s previously interned at Google DeepMind, and won the Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship.

Full-Stack Engineer

Tobias Cornille

Tobias is a creative computer scientist who is passionate about machine learning, photography, and video editing. He joined Segments.ai as the first engineer.

Full-Stack Engineer

Arnaud Hillen

Arnaud graduated Summa Cum Laude from KU Leuven with a Masters in Engineering. He joined Segments.ai as the second engineer. Interested in web3? Talk to him!

Head of operations

Anna Thomlinson

Anna is the COO of Segments.ai. She was previously the Managing Director of Belgium’s largest startup accelerator, Start It @KBC before joining Segments.ai.

Marketing

Tom Staelens

Tom is a Marketer with 10+ years of experience in startups and e-commerce. Before joining Segments.ai, he was lead business coach at Start it @KBC, the largest accelerator in Belgium.

Computer Vision Engineer

Wouter Van Gansbeke

Wouter is a PhD researcher in computer vision and machine learning, who worked on TRACE, Toyota Research on Automated Cars in Europe. His expertise is self-supervised learning and multi-task learning.

Senior account executive

Mark Hafner

Mark Hafner has a rich background in tech sales. With his curiosity and enthusiasm, he helps robotics teams find efficient solutions for data labeling challenges.

Software Engineer

Jeroen Claessens

On land, at sea and in the air. After gaining experience in smart mobility at Be-Mobile, maritime models at Norsepower and machine learning at Skybase, Jeroen joined Segments.ai in 2023.

Advisor

Luc Van Gool

Luc Van Gool is a professor and head of the computer vision labs at ETH Zurich and KU Leuven. He has authored over 500 papers and co-founded several spinoffs and startups.

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