Team

David Petrou
David Petrou
Founder and CEO
David believes in enhancing people's capabilities through AI-powered augmentation. A former Distinguished Software Engineer at Google, he was a founding member of Google Goggles and Google Glass, and ran large teams that launched on-device machine intelligence.
Jonathan Betz
Jonathan Betz
Co-founder, Chief Operating Officer
Jonathan leads operations and recruiting at Continua, and helps out from time to time with product management. Jonathan's background includes engineering leadership roles at a variety of large and small technology companies, including Google, Facebook, Yext, and Rent the Runway.
Ellen Beldner
Ellen Beldner
Product Manager
Ellen is responsible for developing Continua's product and market strategy. She was an early designer at Google and has since led and built design and product management teams at companies like LinkedIn, Stitch Fix, and Sapient. Ellen has an MBA from INSEAD and an undergrad degree in HCI from Carnegie Mellon.
Noah Lieberman
Noah Lieberman
Software Engineer
Noah is designing and developing our core AI applications. He has a strong foundation in Machine Learning and Systems Engineering.
Ken Bowden
Ken Bowden
Client and Frontend Engineer
Ken is responsible for building Continua’s client-side experience on mobile and web. Previously, he was a Staff Frontend Engineer at Slack. Ken brings a unique blend of creativity and technical expertise to his role- he has a degree in Music Engineering and plays the saxophone.
Keston Aquino-Michaels
Keston Aquino-Michaels
Software Engineer
Keston enjoys bringing machine learning systems to life, at the intersection of research and engineering, where ideas turn to motion, and where the motion never stops.
Thomas Vollmer
Thomas Vollmer
Software Engineer
Thomas enjoys building software products and spends most of his time on the backend. He has 23 years of software engineering experience in a variety of industries and companies, and most recently worked at Microsoft on the Connected Vehicle Platform and at SpaceX on data infrastructure for satellites and rockets.
JT DiMartile
JT DiMartile
Designer
JT is focused on product design and seamless user experience. Formerly a Senior Staff Designer at Google he had adventures on Android System UI, Material Design, and Research and Machine Intelligence.
Jason Bacasa
Jason Bacasa
Designer
Jason drives branding endeavors. Jason met David in a coffee shop in Pittsburgh where he served David stiff espressos as they contemplated what a future would look like when everyone had a computer in their pocket.

Emeritus

Jason Hunter
Chief Software Architect
Jason led engineering efforts at Continua. With over 25 years in the industry and as a Partner Architect at Microsoft and Google, Jason has worked on a wide variety of projects including Operating Systems, Distributed Databases, Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, and Security.
George Nachman
Client and Systems Engineer
George spearheaded various engineering initiatives across our tech stack. He has done a little bit of everything in his career from client to server, including maintaining the popular open source project iTerm2.
Daniel Switkin
Recruiter
Daniel led our ongoing recruitment efforts. Daniel is the creator of Android's Barcode Scanner and Google Shopper, and worked as UI lead for Google's self-driving cars.