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About Canvs AI

Canvs AI is the easiest, fastest and most accurate insights platform for analyzing open-ended text from virtually any source, including surveys, customer reviews and social media. Canvs is used by some of the world’s most admired brands, research agencies, and media & entertainment companies to accelerate time-to-insights, reduce cost, and deepen understanding of consumers.

Canvs Core Values

01 We are good humans

We are respectful humans who treat others with dignity. We are inclusive and view our differences as strengths and prioritize our relationships with colleagues, team members and clients.

02 We are transparent

We are open books about our company’s expectations, priorities, objectives and challenges. We strive for clear communication with all relationships.

03 We are empathetic

We are always striving to understand others’ needs, thoughts and feelings. We are open-minded and constantly listening to others to better understand and support each other.

04 We are intellectually curious

We have a thirst for knowledge and always actively seek new and diverse perspectives to grow both professionally and personally.

05 We act with integrity

We are honest, accountable and open about any mistakes made and how to improve on them in the future. We earn the trust of our partners by following through on our commitments and doing what’s right not what’s convenient.

06 We strive for extraordinary results

We know we can achieve more together than alone. We always strive to be the best versions of ourselves, ask for help when we need it, and go above and beyond to exceed expectations for clients and teammates.

    Leadership Team

    Jared Feldman

    Chief Executive Officer

    Jared Feldman is the founder and CEO of Canvs AI, the fastest and easiest insights platform for analyzing open-ended text. He started the company with the vision of empowering organizations to understand their customers and markets at scale. Today, Canvs is used by some of the world’s most admired brands, research agencies, and media & entertainment companies to accelerate time-to-insights, reduce cost, and deepen understanding of consumers.

    Outside of Canvs, Jared’s passions include supporting the global entrepreneur community as an angel investor and startup advisor, music production and travel. Jared was previously named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 List and was awarded the Advertising Research Foundation’s Great Minds Award.  Jared holds two patents in innovative measurement techniques and holds a BFA from New York University. 

    George Kontos

    Chief Technology Officer

    With five prior start-up experiences, George was born to be an entrepreneur. Canvs struck him as an exciting opportunity to join what was rapidly becoming an extremely successful company. As Chief Technology Officer, George manages technology operations and oversees product development and vision. He is a professional problem solver, inspiring teams to collaborate and develop innovative solutions to deliver the optimal customer experience. When he is not playing soccer with his kids, you can find George working on his current project: building an off-grid solar power system for his house.

    Dr. Sam K. Hui PhD

    Chief Data Scientist

    As a believer in the potential of young minds, Dr. Sam Hui spotted CEO Jared Feldman’s talent when Jared was a student at New York University. Ever since Jared launched Canvs from his dorm room, Sam has always believed in the company’s mission. As Chief Data Scientist, Sam is the mind behind the Canvs machine. Sam earned his Ph.D in Marketing from UPenn, a MS in Statistics from Stanford, and a BS in Mathematics and Computational Science from Stanford and has written over 20 publications. Outside of Canvs, Sam enjoys researching the entertainment industry, specifically casino gambling and gaming.

    Trip Kucera

    EVP, Marketing

    As Executive Vice President of Marketing, Trip is focused on driving awareness and growth for Canvs AI. Trip is a SaaS marketing veteran with over 20 years of experience. After starting his career in corporate communications (PR/AR), during which he navigated tech category creation, an IPO and an acquisition, Trip joined Aberdeen Group as research analyst covering marketing effectiveness and strategy. At Aberdeen, Trip developed survey-based data sets, correlating actions with performance to identify “best-in-class” practices. He subsequently led a “center of excellence” team within Oracle focused on accelerating modern marketing practices across the North American marketing teams and was head of marketing communications at Dyn, which was acquired by Oracle in 2016. Prior to joining Canvs, Trip led marketing for Blackbaud’s K-12 and Higher Education verticals.

    Erinn Taylor

    EVP, Product & Platform

    As Executive Vice President of Product and Platform, Taylor is charged with the direction and vision of the Canvs platform’s expansion. He worked most recently as SVP, Product Development at Dynata, joining eighteen months ago when the firm acquired his previous employer, Critical Mix, where he was Chief Product Officer. Earlier he spent a dozen years at MR software firm Decipher, then eighteen months at FocusVision when it acquired Decipher in January 2015.

    Lisa Leung

    Director of Sales

    As head of sales, Lisa is responsible for leading Canvs’ client acquisition, expansion and retention efforts. Lisa brings over 15 years’ experience and specialization in new client acquisition and business development to Canvs. Prior to joining Canvs in 2016 Lisa held several positions in account management and client success with Sysomos (acquired by Meltwater), acquiring, managing and growing relationships across a portfolio of Fortune 500 brands. 

    Leadership Team

    Jared Feldman
    Chief Executive Officer
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    Jared Feldman is the founder and CEO of Canvs AI, the fastest and easiest insights platform for analyzing open-ended text. He started the company with the vision of empowering organizations to understand their customers and markets at scale. Today, Canvs is used by some of the world’s most admired brands, research agencies, and media & entertainment companies to accelerate time-to-insights, reduce cost, and deepen understanding of consumers.

    Outside of Canvs, Jared’s passions include supporting the global entrepreneur community as an angel investor and startup advisor, music production and travel. Jared was previously named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 List and was awarded the Advertising Research Foundation's Great Minds Award.  Jared holds two patents in innovative measurement techniques and holds a BFA from New York University. 

    George Kontos
    Chief Technology Officer
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    With five prior start-up experiences, George was born to be an entrepreneur. Canvs struck him as an exciting opportunity to join what was rapidly becoming an extremely successful company. As Chief Technology Officer, George manages technology operations and oversees product development and vision. He is a professional problem solver, inspiring teams to collaborate and develop innovative solutions to deliver the optimal customer experience. When he is not playing soccer with his kids, you can find George working on his current project: building an off-grid solar power system for his house.

    Dr. Sam K. Hui PhD
    Chief Data Scientist
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    As a believer in the potential of young minds, Dr. Sam Hui spotted CEO Jared Feldman’s talent when Jared was a student at New York University. Ever since Jared launched Canvs from his dorm room, Sam has always believed in the company’s mission. As Chief Data Scientist, Sam is the mind behind the Canvs machine. Sam earned his Ph.D in Marketing from UPenn, a MS in Statistics from Stanford, and a BS in Mathematics and Computational Science from Stanford and has written over 20 publications. Outside of Canvs, Sam enjoys researching the entertainment industry, specifically casino gambling and gaming.

    Erinn Taylor
    EVP, Product & Platform
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    As Executive Vice President of Product and Platform, Taylor is charged with the direction and vision of the Canvs platform's expansion. He worked most recently as SVP, Product Development at Dynata, joining eighteen months ago when the firm acquired his previous employer, Critical Mix, where he was Chief Product Officer. Earlier he spent a dozen years at MR software firm Decipher, then eighteen months at FocusVision when it acquired Decipher in January 2015.

    Trip Kucera
    EVP, Marketing
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    As Executive Vice President of Marketing, Trip is focused on driving awareness and growth for Canvs AI. Trip is a SaaS marketing veteran with over 20 years of experience. After starting his career in corporate communications (PR/AR), during which he navigated tech category creation, an IPO and an acquisition, Trip joined Aberdeen Group as research analyst covering marketing effectiveness and strategy. At Aberdeen, Trip developed survey-based data sets, correlating actions with performance to identify "best-in-class" practices. He subsequently led a "center of excellence" team within Oracle focused on accelerating modern marketing practices across the North American marketing teams and was head of marketing communications at Dyn, which was acquired by Oracle in 2016. Prior to joining Canvs, Trip led marketing for Blackbaud’s K-12 and Higher Education verticals.

    Lisa Leung
    Director of Sales
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    As head of sales, Lisa is responsible for leading Canvs’ client acquisition, expansion and retention efforts. Lisa brings over 15 years’ experience and specialization in new client acquisition and business development to Canvs. Prior to joining Canvs in 2016 Lisa held several positions in account management and client success with Sysomos (acquired by Meltwater), acquiring, managing and growing relationships across a portfolio of Fortune 500 brands. 

    Board of Directors

    Jason Stein

    Stein

    Josh Lamstein

    KEC Ventures

    Jared Feldman

    Canvs

    Kyle York

    York IE

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