Our Services connect organizations and individuals who participate in the development and use of open source tools that turn data into valuable insights.


Building a Sustainable Open Source Economy for Creating Value with Data


Quansight was founded by Travis Oliphant. Travis is a well-known leader in the Python Data community having authored or led the creation of industry cornerstones such as NumPy, SciPy, Numba, Conda, XND, NumFOCUS, and PyData. Prior to Quansight, he founded Anaconda and established the industry-standard platform for data science and machine learning. Quansight’s core team came out of Anaconda where they had developed business models that connect open source communities with companies that use their technology. Quansight’s services help their customers access the power of open source technologies while sustaining the communities that create them.


Travis Oliphant
Founder, CEO/CTO
Founder and CEO/CTO of Quansight. Travis Oliphant has 20+ years’ experience in OSS scientific computing as the Creator of NumPy, SciPy, Conda, Numba, and XND and as the Founder of Anaconda (Continuum), NumFOCUS, and PyData. He has a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the Mayo Clinic.
Matt Harward
Founder, CRO
As Founder and Head of Sales, Matt Harward leverages 20+ years’ experience in data science technical sales to form long-lasting customer partnerships. Formerly, VP of Sales at Anaconda and co-founder of PPG certifications. He has a B.A. in Business Management and Spanish from BYU.
Bradden Blair
Managing Partner, Quansight Initiate
As Managing Partner/Director of Quansight Initiate, Bradden Blair leads the company’s venture fund. He seeks to match investment capital with promising open-source tech companies and entrepreneurs. He holds an MBA, MHA, graduate certificate in biomedical informatics, and Ph.D. in Health Promotion & Education from Univ. of Utah.
Ashley Baal
Program Manager
As a Program Manager, Ashley Baal supports the  business operations. She is a certified PMP and her career highlights include: building startup operations, managing disaster recovery programs as well as enterprise software and web development. She has a B.A. in Psychology from Shippensburg University
Tania Allard
Co-director Quansight Labs
As Co-Director of Quansight Labs, Tania Allard supports, grows, and connects open source communities. She has 10+ year's experience in academic and enterprise contexts focusing on scientific computing, automation and MLOps, full-stack data science, OSS sustainability, and reproducible research.
She holds a PhD in computational nanomechanics from the University of Manchester.
Ralf Gommers
Co-director Quansight Labs
As Director of Quansight Labs, Ralf Gommers supports, grows and connects open source communities. He has 10+ years’ experience in OSS scientific computing as a driving force behind NumPy, SciPy, and NumFOCUS. He holds a Ph.D. in Physics from University College London.
Dharhas Pothina
Director of Consulting
Dharhas Pothina has  expertise in computational physics, data science, visualization and geospatial analysis with 15 years of experience in state and federal government. He has lead multidisciplinary, multiagency teams that use both open source and proprietary tools. Dharhas holds a PhD in Civil Engineering and a Masters in Aerospace Engineering from the UT Austin
Doug Pennock
Recruiting Director

Doug Pennock recruits the best in talent for Quansight. He has 15 years’ experience in senior management for public and private companies analyzing financial and operational systems, developing HR and recruiting strategies, and driving business expansion. He has B.S. in business management from Weber State University.

Troy Bailey
Head of Marketing
As Head of Marketing, Troy Bailey brings over 20 years of experience in high-tech marketing garnered in the software, semiconductor, energy and communication industries. He earned a Masters in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from MIT, and an MBA from MIT.
David Charboneau
Senior Solution Architect
As a Sr. Software Architect, David Charboneau is leading the development of the OpenTeam OS network. For 20+ years, David has developed software using a variety of technologies and has successfully managed engineering teams. He has a B.S. in Computer Science from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Jim Martino
Account Manager
Jim Martino is passionate about solving customer problems. As Account Manager, he earns customer trust and business everyday by driving "win-win" solutions to complex challenges. Jim's a seasoned world traveler having explored all 7 continents so he's full of great travel tips! He's a Longhorn with a Master's from UT-Austin.
Dhavide Aruliah
Director of Education

Dhavide Aruliah is an applied mathematician with years of experience within academia & industry. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of British Colulmbia specializing in techniques for computational inverse problems, numerical linear algebra, and high-performance computing.

Pearu Peterson
Senior Software Engineer
Pearu Peterson is a Senior Software Engineer developing XND library for array computing. He specializes in mathematical physics and scientific computing, co-founded SciPy, authored F2PY, and contributed to many OSS projects. He holds a P.h.D.in Natural Sciences from Tallinn University of Technology.
Arkady Krutkovich
Head of Capital Markets Practice

Arkady Krutkovich advises and works closely with Quansight's Capital Market Clients in the Risk and Analytics Vertical. He has 25+ years’ of experience in Capital Markets Analytics and Quantitative Software Development. He has been involved in some of the most challenging Risk management exercises in Capital Markets. Arkady holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from  Binghamton University.



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