Leadership


Mohamed Aly, Ph.D.
Founder and CEO
Chief Executive Officer Chief Executive Officer

Before founding Seeloz, Mohamed was a senior research engineer at Yahoo! Research where he teamed up with world-class scientists and engineers to develop a web-scale user modeling platform for behavioral targeting. During his graduate studies, Mohamed interned at Google Research where he developed data mining techniques that effectively make use of the users' social activities to improve contextual advertising. Mohamed's state-of-the-art research studies in large-scale user modeling are regularly published in top-tier conferences for Internet research and data mining.

Throughout his career, Mohamed developed a solid and diversified expertise in user modeling, data science and big data engineering which he leverages to lead Seeloz to be the premiere personalization and loyalty platform in the retail world. Mohamed holds a bachelor degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Alexandria University, Egypt and a Master's and Doctorate degrees in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh.


Amir Razelan
VP of Business Operations
VP of Product Management VP of Product Management

Amir A. Razelan is a seasoned leader with broad experience in technology, operations and start-ups. He has over 20 years of experience holding various engineering and management positions at Siemens, Infineon/Qimonda (a Siemens subsidiary), and various start-ups in the Silicon Valley and Malaysia. At Seeloz, Amir manages business operations including post-sales account management, business process integration, and reseller/partner relationships.

Prior to joining Seeloz, he co-founded and co-managed a consulting company providing solutions to bridge the gaps between Asia-Pacific and Silicon Valley entities, in terms of strategic partnership, connections, as well as those looking to establish presence in the regions. Amir holds a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering from Bradley University and a Master's of Science in Engineering Management from San Jose State University.


Denny Reinert
VP of Sales
VP of CPG Sales VP of CPG Sales

Spending the majority of his career in technology start-ups, Denny has a proven track record building customers and revenue from scratch. At Coupons.com, he took a small customer base of 20 and built it to over 250 advertisers and $7M in revenue contributing to their successful IPO in 2014. As Director of Sales at Navteq, which was purchased by Nokia for $8B, he was instrumental in the launch of LocationPoint, the first location-based mobile ad network of its kind, managing a team leveraging a cross platform approach spanning new and traditional media.

Previously at BroadbandVideo, a streaming video start-up in Denver and pre YouTube, Denny built the customer base from 0 to over 200 including launching the first live streamed and archived press conferences for the Denver Broncos. And as the Internet was gaining traction in the late 90's, he answered the call to jump-start MapQuest's store locator business and subsequently grew the small sales team to 27, customers to 1,600 and revenue to $12M while managing through their IPO and sale to AOL for $1.1B.


Advisers


Zain Khan

Zain is the Co-Founder & CEO at Citizen.VC, a venture focused FinTech startup and early-stage investor built and backed by top names in Silicon Valley and Wall Street. He has been one of the early employees at Google where he was the first one running International Business Operations and grew Google Corporate IT from 35 employees in 1 office to 10,000+ in 20 offices across the world. During his tenure, he created processors and best practices that are currently applied by top Silicon Valley players like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Since founding OZ Ventures in 2005 and prior to Citizen.VC, he invested in ~50 startups. Currently, he's on the Board of Directors or Advisor to 5 startups.


Al Carmona

Al Carmona is a 28 year consulting industry veteran and is Executive Vice President at Mars & Co, an international strategy consulting firm. He has deep experience in a wide variety of areas including business model redesign, brand strategy, pricing and demand building optimization, competitive analysis, portfolio optimization, cost and supply chain optimization, business unit turnarounds, acquisition and divestiture analysis and related organizational development. He has direct experience in a range of industries including consumer packaged goods, retail, automotive, apparel, private equity and financial services.

Mr. Carmona has a BSE in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from Wharton.


Shozo Ohtani

Shozo is a successful entrepreneur in technology and consumer industry with over 30 years of US and international experience. His work experience includes board membership, corporate management and technology business management roles with a combination of multi-national corporations and startups initiated by high-profile entrepreneurs both in the US and Asia-Pacific.

Shozo is now an independent management consultant, providing "One Stop Strategic Solutions" for startups and growth stage startups aiming at sealing strategic partnership connections in Asia-Pacific and vicinity regions as well as those looking for potential angel/seeds type investments from Asian investors. Prior to the current consulting service, he was a co-founder of Zentek and built it from scratch to over $1B market CAP Company and took it through all stages. He has a dual major, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics.


Masroor Malik

Masroor Malik is a senior professional with broad experience in Technology, Internet and Media. He is a thought leader with a strong track record of innovation, swift decision making and effective day-to-day problem solving. He has built and managed successful teams to transform startup concepts into successful companies as well as execute complex projects at large companies.