Foundry.ai is a venture startup studio focused on building data-driven businesses.
With backgrounds in enterprise SaaS, consumer Internet, finance, math and game theory, we leverage small highly-focused interdisciplinary teams to rapidly iterate and launch concepts and companies.
With backing from some of the world’s most successful venture and PE partners, we design, prototype, and concept-test ideas across multiple industries, from healthcare to media. The constant is always data and math-based value creation.
Our Founders have many years of experience across a variety of industries:
Jim Manzi was founder, CEO and Chairman of Applied Predictive Technologies (APT), which became the world’s largest purely cloud-based predictive analytics software company and sold to MasterCard for $600m. Prior to founding APT, Jim worked at AT&T Laboratories, and was a partner at Mercer Management Consulting.
Ned Brody led a variety of technology businesses over the last 20 years, serving as Yahoo’s Head of the Americas, CEO of AOL Networks, CRO of AOL and CFO of LookSmart. Previously, he started and led Mercer Management Consulting’s Internet Practice and San Francisco Office.