Meet the People: Q&A with Aveni’s newest NLP Engineer: Nikolai Debono

Nikolai new start blog

This week we caught up with Nikolai Debono, one of our newest NLP engineers. He joins us all the way from Malta and shares his love for food and NLP!     Tell us a bit about yourself, where were you before you joined Aveni?   In 2019 I left my software development job in Malta to […]

Season’s greetings from Aveni🎄🎉

Tis’ the season to be jolly! Although we won’t be celebrating in the traditional way, it doesn’t mean we can’t still connect & engage with each other. We chat to some of the Aveni team and share what we most look forward to at Christmas and as well share some of our festive favourites!    […]

Meet the Team: Gary Muir, Full Stack Developer at Aveni

Introducing Gary, our Full Stack Developer

What was your first job and what led you to where you are now? I worked in supermarkets during uni, and then as a barista. The coffee-making skills have come in handy during lockdown!  As for tech, I went to a boot camp here in Edinburgh and got my first coding job with a startup […]

Meet the people: Q&A with Mhairi McGinlay our Fabulous User Experience Designer

Introducing our User Experience Designer Mhairi McGinlay

This week we chatted to Mhairi McGinlay, our fabulous User Experience (UX) Designer, currently based in Glasgow. She has spent 2 years working in this field and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment allowing her to grow. She gives us an insight into what life is like in a start-up as well as shares her […]

Meet the people: Amy Marcowich Product Manager at Aveni

Introducing our Product Manager, Amy Marcowich

Introducing Amy Marcowich, our product manager. She’s also a certified PT,  loyal Bikram yogi and a travel junkie!  Amy has the ability to spin plates with grace and her positive energy spreads virtually too!    We get cosy with our virtual cup of steaming cocoa and find out what she enjoys about working at Aveni! […]

Meet the people: Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Aveni: Mark Caulfield

Introducing our Co-founder and CTO, Mark Caulfield

Tell us about yourself. What was your career path before you joined Aveni? My background is with start-ups and building out companies. When I was much younger, I developed games for Sinclair Computers and automation software for manufacturing. I started my first company in 1999, building software for call centres and retail industries. Back in […]

Meet the people: Iria del Río

Meet Iria del Rio

Iria is our newest computational linguist, she will be working on data annotation and development for on-going projects.  Having started her career at the University of Santiago de Compostela with a PhD in Linguistics, she has worked in academia and industry, developing NLP resources and tools, diving into linguistic data to extract the most from […]

Meet the people: Welcome to Anais Trope, our newest engineer!

Hello Anais Trope

This week, Aveni welcomed Anais to the team! Anais is our newest engineering superstar: a coffee lover, martial arts expert and definitely not a mathematical genius, she started her career in 2019 and worked at a marketing agency before joining Aveni. Learn a little more about our newest member…   What led you to this […]