Cogniac’s vision is to redefine human performance, productivity and efficiency by maximizing the value of visual data.

Cogniac combines the latest AI models, based on convolutional neural networks, cloud computing and big data management to create a Visual Operations Intelligence Platform that delivers transformative enterprise machine vision solutions.

Cogniac combines the latest AI models, based on convolutional neural networks, cloud computing and big data management to create a Visual Operations Intelligence Platform that delivers transformative enterprise machine vision solutions.

Our Company

Cogniac is a global Computer Vision AI leader, headquartered in San Jose, California, with offices worldwide.

Founded in late 2015 by Bill Kish and Amy Wang, Cogniac is on a mission to become the leading global Visual Operations Intelligence Platform that enables workers to deliver superhuman level performance in everything they do.

Cogniac integrates the latest developments in deep learning and hyper-parameter optimization combined with an easy-to-use interface. This means that your subject matter experts can focus on continuous improvement without the need to build extensive technical AI knowledge.

If something is visible to a human subject matter expert, then Cogniac can be trained to see it too. Within two weeks the Cogniac system will be more accurate and allow you to deploy your human capital on more complex tasks.

Our Team

At Cogniac we are a group of engineers, client executives and operations specialists who thrive on problem solving under pressure.

With new client challenges every day we are constantly developing our machine vision platform to solve real-world problems. Our account, technology and operations teams bring with them expertise from a variety of industries to help us deliver improved results for our customers around the world.

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Who We Are

Chuck Myers
Chuck Myers
CEO

With 20+ years’ experience as a revolutionary innovator, Chuck has been influential in creating and developing game-changing inventions. Chuck's patents are held across industries including wireless technology, automotive and facial recognition. Chuck has led many companies to significant growth and successful exits in the technology industry.

Bill Kish
Bill Kish
Co-Founder & CTO

As a serial entrepreneur & Silicon Valley veteran Bill has over two decades of experience bringing cutting edge technologies to market. Bill co-founded Cogniac in late 2015 and now is CTO and sits on the Board of Directors. Previously Bill founded Ruckus Wireless, growing it into a global Wi-Fi vendor, reaching a $1.5bn market cap at a NYSE IPO.

Vahan Tchakerian
Vahan Tchakerian
Chief Partnership Officer

Vahan leads Cogniac’s global partnerships with organizations and technology integrators. Having joined in early 2018, Vahan has a detailed understanding of how the Cogniac platform benefits our customers. He combines this with 20+ years of experience across executive roles in technology sales at companies like Zeiss, Xradia and Tegal.

Huayan Amy Wang, PhD
Huayan Amy Wang, PhD
Co-Founder & VP Systems

Amy co-founded Cogniac with Bill having worked with him at Ruckus Wireless for many years. Amy is responsible for building the system infrastructure that enables Cogniac to deploy across numerous enterprise customers. Her passion for turning complex technology problems into simple, useable solutions sits at the heart of why Cogniac exists.

Rich Meyer
Rich Meyer
VP Operations & Programs

A seasoned executive with over 20 years of leadership experience in operations, product development and strategy, Rich joins Cogniac with a diverse and impressive background. Having worked in the energy sector, management consultancy and as a nuclear submarine officer in the U.S. Navy, Rich is responsible for Operations & Programs at Cogniac.

Alexei Andreev, PhD
MD, Autotech Ventures

Alexei is Managing Director of Autotech Ventures and has sat on the Board of Cogniac since their investment in 2017. With a pedigree in technology investments, Alexei brings with him a wealth of diverse experience that proves invaluable to Cogniac’s growth. Originally from Russia, Alexei earned his PhD in Moscow and his MBA at Stanford.

Bill Kish
Bill Kish
Co-Founder & CTO

As a serial entrepreneur & Silicon Valley veteran Bill has over two decades of experience bringing cutting edge technologies to market. Bill co-founded Cogniac in late 2015 and now is CTO and sits on the Board of Directors. Previously Bill founded Ruckus Wireless, growing it into a global Wi-Fi vendor, reaching a $1.5bn market cap at a NYSE IPO.

Chuck Myers
Chuck Myers
CEO

With 20+ years’ experience as a revolutionary innovator, Chuck has been influential in creating and developing game-changing inventions. Chuck's patents are held across industries including wireless technology, automotive and facial recognition. Chuck has led many companies to significant growth and successful exits in the technology industry.

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