Nine Minds, a Clearwater-based AI startup, is reimagining enterprise software to drive efficiency and profitability. By revolutionizing how businesses use AI for customer support, Nine Minds creates a seamless and efficient experience for their users through their Specialized AI solution.
Nine Minds is backed by Bellini Capital, a private investment firm fostering technology innovation in Tampa. Nine Minds confidently secures its position as a frontrunner in the dynamic AI industry, establishing a powerful and influential presence.
Founder & CEO Robert Isaacs was Chief Software Architect at ConnectWise and has spent more than 20 years working on software for technology providers.
Nine Minds proudly introduces its flagship product, Alga, as an innovative customer service extension for ConnectWise. Powered by Nine Minds' remarkable AI engine, this cutting-edge solution revolutionizes IT ticketing by bringing the same level of intelligence and multi-faceted problem-solving as a nine-brained octopus.
Founder & CEO
Robert has more than 20 years of experience working on software for technology providers. He started with ConnectWise in 2000, becoming the Chief Software Architect. He left in 2016 to start Speed of Light Media, a cloud service provider for enterprise companies. He is now the founder and CEO of Nine Minds, an AI startup in Tampa Bay focused on rethinking enterprise software in an AI-first world. He has a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of South Florida and enjoys the sunny weather in Clearwater, FL with his wife and daughter.
Chief of Staff
Julia Powell is an accomplished professional with a diverse background in the music industry and a passion for technology. Based in Tampa, FL, she oversees all departments at Nine Minds and drives the company's growth. Beyond her professional pursuits, Julia has a deep love for the outdoors and animals. In her free time, you can often find her with her two cats, Olive and Stripe. Julia’s strategic insights, collaborative approach, and commitment to creating meaningful user experiences contribute significantly to the company's ongoing success.
Bianca oversees the Marketing Department at Nine Minds and is the force behind all of their blogs, TikToks, and anything in between. Bianca recently moved to Tampa Bay from the Northeast after studying Marketing at Salve Regina University. She enjoys exercising, traveling, and spending time with her husband and two giant dogs.
Account manager extraordinaire with a flair for precision and a passion for laughter. By day, she ensures smooth operations for our clients; by night, she's a devoted mother of two.
Chief Writing Strategist
Aryn Shimshoni, the Chief Writing Strategist at Nine Minds, skillfully combines a B.A. in English from the University of Central Florida with a deep passion for AI and technology writing. Leading a talented team, Aryn ensures the excellence of AI models' training and output, significantly contributing to the company's innovative progress. Outside of the tech world, Aryn finds joy and balance in life through a love for animals, K-pop, and video games.
With her previous experience in a translation agency and a software development company, Natallia brings a unique blend of linguistic expertise and professional experience to our team. Passionate about seeing the direct impact of her work on our product, Natallia is committed to delivering results that elevate our team and enhance the quality of what we offer. Originally from Belarus, Natallia now calls Florida her home. A devoted and caring parent of two, Natallia places great importance on family, treasuring every moment spent with her loved ones. Her free time is often dedicated to cross-stitching, a hobby that mirrors her precision, keen attention to detail, and creativity, qualities that she brings to every aspect of her life and work.
Mickenzi is a technical writer at Nine Minds, working with many talented others to bring AI to life. With a background in content and copywriting, she loves being able to blend creativity into the more technical aspects of the AI industry.
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Development Team Leader
As a committed Development Team Leader, Ivan specializes in developing innovative Artificial Intelligence solutions customized for various business needs. In his role, Ivan embraces multiple responsibilities to ensure the successful creation and deployment of these AI systems.
Machine Learning Engineer
Yaroslav is a skilled machine learning engineer at Nine Minds who has been working on the creation of Alga from the very beginning. In his free time he improves his skills. Also he likes going to mountains with his girlfriend and friends.
Full Stack Developer
Stephen Liriano, a Full Stack Software Developer and Drexel University alumnus, blends his Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering with a minor in Human-Computer Interaction, reflecting his passion for user-centric, cutting-edge technology. An enthusiast of Open Source Software, AI, and Blockchain, Stephen keeps pace with the evolving tech landscape. Outside of coding, he enjoys chess, basketball, soccer, and staying active, integrating strategic thinking and teamwork both in his professional and personal life.
Full Stack Developer
Helga is a skilled full stack developer at Nine Minds who develops websites that seamlessly blend functionality with design. When not busy coding, you'll find Helga indulging in various creative hobbies.
As the Office Assistant, Haylie keeps up with the day to day demands of the office. By helping maintain the office, all of the creative minds at Nine Minds are able to focus on what they do best! When not at the office, Haylie enjoys reading, traveling, arts and crafts, and going to concerts.
Office dog & CHO
As the Chief Happiness Officer, Roxy is responsible for uplifting the general mood of the office and shaping a positive workplace culture. In her downtime, you'll find Roxy hunting for unattended socks to claim as her trophies.