starbutter AI


We help financial companies attract and serve customers

We build AI-based conversational agents that help financial companies better connect with the customers, answer their questions immediately and interactively, address concerns, and recommend the highest value, best suited products for each customer.

Running the show





Arun Rao
CEO


Quantitative, algorithmic bond trader
with $100M per day trade limit;
previously wrote for the Economist



Owen Brown
CTO


Python/ML and AWS hacker; Optimized
thousands of websites generating $150M in
revenue; formerly worked at UBS Wealth Mgmt




Samaneh Pourjalali
Head of Product


Digital strategy expert - cross-platform
marketing, acquisition, UX, UI, strategist
for Fortune 500 companies



Andrew Sharo
Head Engineer


Python/ML hacker; currently a PhD UC
Berkeley candidate in Biophysics working to
marry machine learning to big genomics data

Crushing It






Orlando Torres
Data Scientist




Zacaria Balkhy
NLP Engineer




Jisoo Kim
UX Designer




Lydia Sum
Marketing and Biz Dev




Simarjeev Singh
Back End Engineer




Shomik Jain
Pipeline Engineer




Austin Macdonald
Front End Engineer