Meet Allegro AI

At a Glance

Allegro AI is a deep learning computer vision (CV) and perception company that enables customers to deploy best-of-breed CV solutions. allegro’s enterprise platform facilitates users to seamlessly manage CV and signal processing products throughout the entire lifecycle, from data management and modeling to deployment and continuous learning. Allegro Trains is the open-source software for AI experiment management and version control, while Allegro’s Project Labs develops and orchestrates your CV project for you. Allegro’s customers include global leaders that span the automotive, media, medical, security, construction and other industries.

Who We Are

We are a diverse, multidisciplinary team of dedicated, driven and visionary professionals all passionate about empowering our customers and the industry at large to realize the huge potential inherent in perception and computer vision based on deep learning. Our deep learning and computer vision PhDs, seasoned engineering leaders, expert project managers and other top notch professionals collectively represent decades of experience bringing to market products and services in the deep learning, computer vision and other industries.

Allegro AI’s products are market proven and in use by leading global companies. We have partnered with leading global brands, such as Intel, NetApp, IBM and Microsoft to jointly collaborate and advance the market. Allegro AI is backed by world-class firms including household name strategic investors: Samsung, Bosch and Hyundai.

Our Team

Nir Bar-Lev

CEO & Co-Founder

Nir has almost three decades of technology and business leadership experience. Prior to Allegro AI, Nir spent a decade at Google in senior leadership roles. Nir started his career at Google as the founding product lead for Google’s voice recognition platform, which today powers Google Assistant. Nir’s most recent leadership roles at Google were serving as the product lead for all of Google’s Search Advertising in EMEA – a business representing at the time over $14B in annual revenues; and culminating as the General Manager of BebaPay – a mobile payments solution. Nir is a University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Business School MBA graduate, an experienced engineer and an IDF elite technology unit alum.

Moses Guttmann

CTO & Co-Founder

Moses is a computer vision & deep learning guru and a serial entrepreneur. Moses has more than 20 years of experience making visionary technologies a reality. Prior to Allegro AI, Moses co-founded several start-ups in the computer vision and embedded processing spaces. Moses is an alum of the IDF’s most elite technology unit, has 40 patent and patent applications and 5 academic publications in his name. Moses holds an M.Sc. Cum Laude from the Tel Aviv University in Computer Science.

Gil Westrich

VP R&D & Co-Founder

Gil is a software and video technology expert with two decades of software engineering leadership experience. Gil’s vast experience in software R&D team leadership and consulting spans multiple fields including embedded devices, complex software solutions, algorithms & more. Prior to Allegro AI, Gil co-founded Qptical. Earlier in his career Gil consulted for eToro, and lead teams at Zoran Corporation, and Emblaze Research. Gil is an alum of the IDF’s most elite technology unit. Gil holds an M.Sc. Cum Laude from the Tel Aviv University in Computer Science.

Allegro AI’s Board of Directors

Catherine Leung

Board Member

Catherine K.C. Leung is Founder and General Partner at MizMaa Ventures. Prior to founding MizMaa Ventures in 2016, she was Vice Chairman of JPMorgan Asia Investment Banking where she worked for 20 years. She was named among the Top 20 Women in Finance by Finance Asia in 2011. Before investment banking, she was a consultant at Oliver Wyman & Co. She graduated summa cum laude at The Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania. She serves on the Wharton Asia Board, and is also a Court Member of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Ayelet Edrey

Board Member

Ayelet Edrey is the Investment Principal in Robert Bosch Venture Capital. Prior to joining RBVC, she managed Bank Leumi (Israel’s largest bank), large M&A deals. Prior to that Ayelet was AVP Strategy & M&A in M-Systems/Sandisk where she took part in the M-Systems M&A ($1.5Bn) as well as in the PMI. Ayelet was a Principal with Apax Partners and had a Product Management position in Mercury Interactive (acquired by HP) and spent 6 years at Intel’s R&D Center in Israel in management and development roles.

David (Dede) Goldschmidt

Board Member

David (Dede) Goldschmidt is Vice President and Managing Director at Samsung Catalyst Fund. Prior to joining Samsung, he served as General and Managing Partner at Valley VC and Mofet Technology Fund. Earlier in his career, Dede held operational roles in the telecom industry, including VP Marketing and Product Management position at ADC (Israel), and Business Development for Teledata Communications (acquired by ADC).

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