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We are actively seeking additional board members and developers.

Keith A. Pray
President & CTO

Keith is the primary author of Kapstone technology. He has a Master of Science in Computer Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. His master's thesis was in the field of Data Mining from complex temporal data. Kapstone was in part inspired by the notion of providing a platform to easily mine complex data. Additionally Keith has over 7 years experience in Software Development, Performance Analysis, and Research.

Benjamin Fischer

Ben holds a degree in Management Engineering and has managed the development of various large-scale software projects and is focused on developing the business.

Dharmesh Thakkar
Director of Development

Dharmesh is completing his master's thesis at WPI in the field of Data Mining. He is an experienced SQL software developer and performance engineer.

Andrew Stone
Director of Information Technology

M.S., Computer Science, WPI, Expected May 2006
B.S., Computer Science, WPI, 2001
Systems support and management
Memberships & Affiliations
Association of Computing Machinery Professional Member
Special Interest Group on University and College Computing Services, SIGUCCS
Currently pursuing the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
Areas of Interest
New technologies
Operating systems
Relational and object-oriented databases
Software engineering
Computer graphics

James W. Matthews
Board of Directors
Administrative/Research Scientist, Office of the Provost, WPI

  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute liaison, represents WPI's interests
  • Former Research Professor of Electrical Engineering at WPI

Carolina Ruiz
Board of Advisors
Associate Professor of Computer Science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Maryland College Park
  • Secondary author of Kapstone technology
  • Co-director of the Center for Research in Exploratory Data and Information Analysis (CREDIA)
  • Founder and coordinator of WPI's Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Research Group (KDDRG)
  • Research Interests
    • Deductive Databases
    • Knowledge Discovery
    • Data Mining

William R. Michalson
Board of Advisors
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at WPI

  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Secondary author of Kapstone technology
  • Research interests include:
    • Global positioning systems performance prediction in distributed, real-time, multiprocessor systems
    • Performance optimization of highly parallel computer systems
    • Computer Architecture

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