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BlackBoiler is a National Science Foundation backed, legal technology company composed of a dedicated team of engineers, lawyers, researchers and operators working to create cutting-edge products that revolutionize the delivery of legal services. READ MORE

BlackBoiler, Executive Leadership

Leadership

Dan leads BlackBoiler’s strategic planning and operations. Through deep domain expertise and passion, he’s built a vision for BlackBoiler to transform status quo contract negotiation. Before founding BlackBoiler, Dan was an attorney with Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, an AM 100 law firm. There, he specialized in negotiation, related disputes, and developing more efficient processes for contract review. Additionally, Dan holds a degree in engineering management.

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Jonathan captains BlackBoiler’s talented research and development team. He has unique ability to bridge traditional research with functional software that few developers possess. As a machine learning and artificial intelligence expert, he worked on countless DARPA projects utilizing deep neural networks, machine translation, and other NLP methodologies to develop cutting-edge technologies.

 

BlackBoiler, Key Personnel

gabriela

Gabriela is BlackBoiler’s marketing manager. She is a creative strategist who has worked on marketing and strategy projects across 48 countries. She is a former Peace Corps volunteer, and holds an MBA from the University of Oxford. In her free time, Gabriela loves to go on adventures and explore new places.

rob moore

Rob leads sales at BlackBoiler. Rob has a passion and focus on helping companies achieve measurably better outcomes while reducing risk in the contracting process. Having joined BlackBoiler in 2021, Rob is a veteran corporate legal software sales executive with more than 14 years of experience. Prior to joining BlackBoiler, Rob held sales positions at Exterro and Catalyst Repository Systems.

viren

As a member of BlackBoiler’s research team Viren explores opportunities to implement state of the art developments in NLP and machine learning into BlackBoiler’s proprietary technology. He brings over 20 years of experience in applied software research and technology infrastructure, having led development teams on contracts for both the Department of Defense and DARPA.

dan simonson

Dan tailors custom natural language processing (NLP) solutions for automating contract negotiation. Having nearly a decade of experience in computational linguistics, he has worked on problems in the legal, medical, and defense domains and has published research in the ACL Anthology. He holds a PhD in computational linguistics from Georgetown University.

liam emmart

Liam is driven by the technical challenges and growth opportunities that define innovative companies. With a background in cyber security software engineering, Liam brings a security mindset to discussions regarding architecture and design solutions. In his free time, Liam loves to tinker with practical projects that feed his entrepreneurial spirit.

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Linda is a Senior Contract Analyst at BlackBoiler. Linda is a specialist in all things contracts and is backed by years of experience working with contracts and proposals across the private sector. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Molloy College.

ryan lee

Ryan is BlackBoiler’s Customer Success Lead. She has previous experience as a Customer Success Manager at Refinitiv. She holds a Bachelor of Art in Communication and a Minor in Education.

BlackBoiler, Board of Directors

Leadership

Dan leads BlackBoiler’s strategic planning and operations. Through deep domain expertise and passion, he’s built a vision for BlackBoiler to transform status quo contract negotiation. Before founding BlackBoiler, Dan was an attorney with Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, an AM 100 law firm. There, he specialized in negotiation, related disputes, and developing more efficient processes for contract review. Additionally, Dan holds a degree in engineering management.

Leadership

Jonathan captains BlackBoiler’s talented research and development team. He has unique ability to bridge traditional research with functional software that few developers possess. As a machine learning and artificial intelligence expert, he worked on countless DARPA projects utilizing deep neural networks, machine translation, and other NLP methodologies to develop cutting-edge technologies.

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Howard Goldstein is the Managing Partner of Cortlandt Private Capital. He is a seasoned venture capitalist with over three decades of investment experience having worked with Vedanta Capital (Co-Founder), INVESCO, Citicorp and Lehman Brothers. During his tenure, the firms made over 300 investments including Amgen, Celgene, Costco, MetroPCS, PetSmart, Polycom, Starbucks, Staples and Ulta Beauty. Howard has served on the boards of numerous companies. He currently serves on the boards of BlackBoiler and d2i and is an advisor to Salads Up.