- Artificial Intelligence
- Big Data Analytics
- Enterprise Software
- CTO / Technology Leadership
- Lean startup methodology
Cirrus Shakeri is the co-founder and managing director of Inventurist, a company in Silicon Valley that works with early-stage startups in the enterprise applications domain to reach revenue and growth. He has been building enterprise software for more than 15 years with focus on process automation, information management, and big data analytics.
Prior to Inventurist, Cirrus worked at the office of the CTO at SAP and was responsible for finding new areas of growth based on emerging technologies in Big Data and AI. He has extensive experience in trend analysis and technology scouting, building prototypes and frontrunner applications, putting together technology strategy for legacy systems and platform renewal, co-developing products with customers, and technical/scientific research. Cirrus has worked with customers on solving their real-world problems in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, telecomm, retail, and government.
He has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, a master’s degree in control systems, and a Ph.D. in the applications of artificial intelligence in engineering. He is a US patent holder and has published in academic journals and industry conferences.