Who we are

Permutable is a technology start-up which combines human and machine intelligence to create better AI solutions. By learning from user behaviour and requiring less data, our AI delivers more effective results in a shorter timeframe compared to traditional AI.

Based in London, the company was founded in 2017.

Our Team

Wilson Chan

CEO & Co-Founder

Wilson is a quant turned entrepreneur. As CEO and co-founder of Permutable.ai, Wilson sets the direction of the company, products, and culture. He’s passionate about speeding up the applications of AI and is keen on helping organisations making the next big technological move. Prior to setting up Permutable, Wilson was Head of Solutions for Citibank Asia and also Director at Merrill Lynch.

Wilson holds a First Class degree in Mathematics from UMIST and a Certification in Machine Learning from Stanford University.

My skills

Financial Markets

Algo Trading

Rock Climbing

AI

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Alex Medvedev, PhD

Lead Engineer & Co-Founder

With ten years of research experience in Optimal Control and Differential Geometry, Alex brings the necessary expertise in machine learning and mathematics for the development of state-of-the-art ML algorithms. He previously worked on research for artificial neural networks for the Silicon Valley company Calypso AI and was selected to be part of an accelerator programme Entrepreneur First in London.

Alex holds a PhD in Mathematics and was voted as best graduate in 2008 at Belarusian State University.

My skills

AI

Research

Ballroom Dancing

Programming

Artem Nedolugov

Full Stack Engineer

Artem joins our team to focus on building Permutable’s key cloud infrastructure and machine learning deployment. Artem holds a Masters in Information Systems Software with a background in Civil Engineering, he also specialises in cybersecurity and computational fluid dynamics domains.

My skills

Cloud Infrastructure

API Development

Programming

Football

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Josh Guha

Front-end Engineer

Josh is a front-end engineer with experience in building data visualisation web apps in both the consulting and software engineering industries. He has an eye for small details and loves to turn clean code into slick and modern user interfaces.

Josh holds a BA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Cambridge.

My skills

Programming

User Experience

Indoor Rowing

Clean code

Jon Slinn

Commercial Director

With 20 years of commercial roles within the UK and the US including at Morgan Stanley, Nortel Networks, and the large scale start up Three Mobile followed by a large stint upscaling multiple technical and sustainability SMEs and start-up businesses, Jon is passionate about sales and business development.

My skills

Sales

Business Development

Start up growth

Chess

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Talya Stone

Communications Officer

With fifteen years experience in communications and stakeholder management , having worked with clients including Goldman Sachs, HSBC Private Bank and other big city players, as well as a stint at London’s prestigious Victoria and Albert Museum.

Talya plays a key role in communicating Permutable’s exciting developments and introducing key technology breakthroughs to the market.

My skills

Communications

PR / Brand Strategy

Account Management

Playing the Piano & Ukelele

Oeslle Lucena

Machine Learning Researcher

Oeslle joins our team as our deep learning researcher, Oeslle has domain expertise in both deep learning and MR imaging where he has made a number of journal publications in this area, he has a research intern at the imaging group UCL and is currently in his final year of PhD at Kings College. In his spare time, he likes to practise his Brazilian Zouk dance skills.

My skills

Deep Learning

Research

Brazilian Zouk

Medical Imaging

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Boyan Karabaliev

Intern

Boyan is a data scientist with a passion and knowledge of the planet’s environment. Boyan holds a first-class degree in Ecology and Environmental Science from the University of Edinburgh. He is a passionate programmer and data scientist and in his spare time has carried out over 130 hours of conservation work in the Scottish lowlands.

My skills

Programming

Problem Solving

Ecology

Visualisation

Jack Baker

Intern

Jack joins the team as a research analyst. He has a degree in International Relations and Politics, and has previous experience at a civic and social organisation. He also plans to take up a masters degree in the future.

My skills

Research

Communications

Political Linguistics

Musician

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Joshua Ellis

Intern

Joshua holds a MEng in Electronic Engineering from Durham University where he completed a master’s research project developing a Deep Reinforcement Learning agent for autonomous algorithmic trading on the foreign exchange market. He is passionate about cutting edge AI research and enjoys training for Powerlifting competitions in his free time.

My skills

AI

Algo Trading

Power Lifting

Programming

Frederik Nijweide

Intern

Frederik Nijweide is joining the team as an intern, working on natural language processing models and front-end development. Frederik has past experience in machine learning research; he holds a BSc in Technical Computer Science and a BSc in Advanced Technology from the University of Twente, and is currently pursuing an MPhil in Advanced Computer Science at the University of Cambridge. When not working on data science projects, he is an avid photographer.

My skills

Machine Learning

Engineering

Research

Software Development

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Our Advisors

Jon Machtynger, PhD

Non-Executive Director

Jon has a PhD in Cognitive Science from University College London and an MSc in Artificial Intelligence from Vrije Universiteit Brussels. From 2016-2019 he was the RAEng visiting Professor at the University of Surrey and now a visiting Research Fellow in AI/Ethics. Jon was CTO for IBM Collaboration until 2019 and then made the switch to join Microsoft to be part of their advanced AI and cloud computing team where he now acts as lead solution architect in Public Sector.

My skills

Cloud Architecture

Tech Industry

Scuba Diving

Research

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Jonathan Callcut

Commercial Advisor

Jon has over 30 years of experience in commercial development roles within the technology sector, having led large-scale sale initiatives at Sun Microsystems. Jon is also a very successful entrepeneur having founded and run several software companies such as AssetHouse and online review-based company Revoo.

My skills

Tech Industry

Business Development

Sustainability

Fishing

Monsur Hussain

ESG, Institutions

With over twenty years work experience in financial services Monsur is a thought-leader in regulatory topics, with an increasing focus on sustainability challenges. He is currently Head of Financial Services research at Fitch Ratings.

My skills

Sustainability

Governance

Financials Research

Cycling

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Our Culture

Pushing the Boundaries

We are looking for talented and passionate people to join us in a variety of technical roles and push the boundaries with us.

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