People First

We believe in putting people first and creating great working environments.
people
We’re an early-stage distributed team of 19, located in California, London and Warsaw. The founders include a Stanford alumnus, a Stanford University Professor, and a Bloomberg technologist, combining experience in occupational assessment, HR, machine learning, and growth & technology in both startups & big tech, with extensive networks in Silicon Valley & the UK.

Culture eats
strategy
for breakfast

We’re a team made up of individuals, several with unconventional career paths: bootcamps, self-taught developers, military, academia, mental health care, public policy, business, technology, architecture, even acting and film!
We come to work and bring our best, we strive to move fast and thoughtfully. We make work something to be enjoyed. We know that diversity and inclusion matter, but we also know that ultimately it is diversity of thought and backgrounds that breeds unbridled innovation and performance. And despite our differences throughout, we have common core values.

Our values

Transparency
We value honesty, openness, accountablility, and straightforward communication.
Ownership
We are all owners of our product, and identify ourselves with what we’re building.
Design
We use a user-centered approach when building Gyfted product following best design practices.
Data
We follow a data-driven approach and we are aware of the risks related to operating on big data.
Customer Love
We care about our customers’ feedback, thus building the product people will love to use.
Privacy
Protecting our users identity is yet another of our core values. We will always stand on their side!

We are Gyfted!

We specialize in software engineering, data science, psychometrics, psychology, AI, cognitive science, machine learning, online assessment tools for recruitment, neuroscience, product design, public policy, recruiting, digital footprints, big data, organizational design, behavior design, economics.

Our Team

Ada
Ada
UX/UI Designer
An architect with years in concept & construction design and interior design experience. She studied Architecture at the Lublin University of Technology, Gdansk University of Technology and VIA University College in Denmark. Self-taught passionate UX/UI Designer who loves traveling, plants, people and good coffee!
Adam
Adam
CTO, Co-founder
Software engineer with an ownership and entrepreneurial mindset. Plays piano and saxophone. Used to be a professional runner (4th place in Poland). Executed multiple business ideas applying ML in real estate and transportation. He is a former Financial Software Developer @ Bloomberg’s BAS Infrastructure & FX teams. Graduated from King’s College London, wrote a graduation thesis on ML-based Lane Merge Coordination Model for connected vehicles with the use of 5th Generation Mobile Network.
Aleksandra
Aleksandra
Junior UX/UI Designer
UX design and Product Design student at SWPS with a background in desktop publishing. She’s also got a degree from Wrocław University in Communication Design, Cultural Anthropology, and Musicology. She is always looking for something new and willing to explore and learn unfamiliar and different things. Ola is passionate about contemporary music, opera and rope skipping.
Alicja
Alicja
SEO Strategist
Ex-lawyer career changer with a background working in digital 360o agencies for 5 years, focusing on SEO, content and growth marketing. Alicja loves electronic music and spontaneous trips. She travels to new places and music festivals frequently.
Alina
Alina
Senior Psychometrician
Alina has great experience in the assessments industry. She studied Psychology at Oles Honchar National University and Social Sciences at the Bar-Ilan University in Israel. She has 5 kids, an entrepreneurial spirit and is passionate about revision and innovation in psychometrics.
Anna
Anna
Software Developer
Ania’s been a software developer for several years now, she’s versatile in what she’s done in terms of programming. Ania got her CS degree from the Warsaw University of Technology (PW). Plans to one day open up a Hogwarts school/Bootcamp for Developers to pursue wild ideas!
Blazej
Blazej
Psychometrics Lead
Błażej leads our psychometrics work and is a Lecturer at SWPS in stats, math and psychometrics. He also runs the experimental research lab at SWPS, has a rich background in psychological research in academia and with private companies, also around experience design and data visualization. Avid marathon runner!
Jan
Jan
Cognitive Scientist
Psychometrician mainly focused on cognitive assessments. He got his PhD in Psychology at Jagiellonian University, where he conducts research in cognitive psychology, currently trying to train people's intelligence. PhD from Uniwersytet Jagielloński.
Kacper
Kacper
Full-stack Developer
Engineering student at the Warsaw University of Technology (PW). Worked with Flower Co (YC) startup in SV and on freelance projects. He loves creating complex backend software suited for rapidly changing environments. He hopes to create a channel with educational content suited for NodeJS beginners sometime in the future.
Kamil
Kamil
Senior Software Engineer
Kamil is a full-stack/back end developer with cool experiences in developing microservices, distributed computing, GCP and Typescript. Kamil got his CS degree from the Poznan University of Technology.
Maciej
Maciej
Talent Partner
Senior IT Recruiter and Actor/Filmmaker who has won several film awards. He studied Contemporary Media (first class) at University of Westminster and Acting in Machulski’s Acting School. Dog dad and cinephil.
Magda Zena
Magda Zena
Data Scientist, Senior Psychometrician
She has experience in research and psychometrics with startups and enterprises in academic, media, business and clinical environments. She’s worked for institutions like SWPS, University of Warsaw, Collegium Civitas, the London School of Economics, World Bank, Orange, McKinsey, BNP Paribas, Phillips, papers, radio and television. In her free time she plays the piano and dances. PhD from SWPS and LSE.
Mariusz
Mariusz
Front-end Lead Developer
A self-taught front-end developer and social psychologist who studied at SWPS. Mariusz is our first employee at Gyfted and has held out with us through this early ride (!), and is an avid wine connoisseur and proud new dad!
Marta
Marta
Operations Assistant
Passionate freelance photographer with significant HR, Assistant and Office Manager experience, in the past in Poland and Ireland with companies small and large. She loves to travel, winter sports and long walks with her cute dog Dalmatian. Happy mother of two.
Martyna
Martyna
Junior Data Scientist
PhD student in Neuroscience & Psychology at ETH Zurich and did Applied Mathematics at the University of Warsaw. She’s done cool work as a Researcher in the Brain Imaging Lab at Nencki Institute, Instructor for Women in Big Data, and TA at ETH in Big Data Science in Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience, and worked in pharma research in Switzerland. Martyna’s really into big data and digital footprint analysis.
Michal
Michal
Chief Scientist, Co-founder and Associate Professor at Stanford GSB

Michal is a world leading computational psychologist and specializes in analyzing job-person fit personality traits for job performance, preferences, organizational behavior - basically measuring humans using cutting-edge computational methods and AI. Former Deputy Director at the Cambridge Psychometrics Centre, Researcher at Microsoft’s ML Group, Postdoc at Stanford’s Computer Science Department. Cambridge PhD, SWPS. Read more

Natalia
Natalia
Talent Partner
She has experience as a IT Researcher and IT Recruiter, also as General Manager in the restaurant industry. Currently pursuing a Human Resources Management degree at the University of Business and Administration in Gdynia where she’s based. She’s really into cooking, jogging and embroidering - but not all at the same time. Also the mum of a cute black persian cat.
Olena
Olena
Data Science Intern
Postgraduate student in Data Visualization at the Warsaw University of Technology and MSc in Cognitive Science at the University of Warsaw. While working as Laboratory Assistant in the Polish Academy of Science, Olena has been into neuroscience and cognitive functions research, and now decided to switch to a more technical role. Big fan of statistics and Nassim Nicolas Taleb.
Piotr
Piotr
Machine Learning Lead
With a great wealth of experience with companies large and small - startups, in data-related roles, Piotrek leads our ML engineering with the psychometrics team and product engineering. He’s traveled South America, climbed some rocks, is passionate about books and ML. Proud dad of two great kids. Warsaw School of Economics in Quant Methods and in Data Engineering graduate.
Robert
Robert
CEO, Co-founder
A mission-driven, creative, rebellious optimist with experience in pre-seed to growth startup in Silicon Valley, finance and policy. Grew enterprise sales at OpenGov, built the EU’s first p2p election matching app over a decade ago, worked on labor, tax and R&D reforms for the former President of Poland. He’s also worked on and is passionate about bitcoin. Stanford GSB and London School of Economics graduate.
Aga
Aga
Systems Engineer, Data scientist
Kyle
Kyle
UX/UI Designer, Software engineer

Join our Team!

We are always looking for motivated and talented people to join our team.
Browse our open positions and introduce yourself!

Organizations we stem from

King's College London
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