Frank is the CEO & Co-Founder of NativeAi. He began his career as a founding member of Decide Technologies, which uses machine learning to process billions of data points and make intelligent marketing decisions at lightning speed, scaling the business from three employees to over one-hundred and revenues from zero into the millions. Frank went on to launch Adyoulike, artificial intelligence and contextual targeting to power better advertising experiences, in the North America market which exited just two years later for over six figures. He was a board member at Vertebrae prior to its exit to Snap, Inc. Frank has been whispering "sweet nothings" to AI since 2013.
Kuppy Sampale joins us as Senior Innovation Manager, Cross Portfolio. Kuppy has 12+ years of experience across consumer packaged goods, specializing in lifestyle beverages. She has worked on some of the world’s most iconic brands such as Capri Sun, vitaminwater, and TAZO at companies such as Kraft Foods, The Coca-Cola Company, and Unilever. She is a passionate marketer and imaginative innovator, who thrives on building brands that meet the needs of today’s evolving, fast-paced consumers and culture. Kuppy has an MBA from Chicago Booth in marketing, and a BSE in biomedical and electrical engineering from Duke University. She loves residing in NYC and one of the highlights of her time here was walking in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade along side Kool-Aid Man. Oh Yeah!
Sarah Sanders is the Co-founder & COO at NativeAi. She began in tech as an early employee at two startups that went on to achieve unicorn status, Rubicon & Toast, Inc. Sarah serves as the Vice Chair of the VonAllmen Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business as well as a board member at Pub Group Investments, a private equity backed restaurant portfolio. Sarah also is a venture partner at Connetic Ventures, an early stage venture firm that uses data and A.I. to change how startups are evaluated and funded. She earned her undergraduate degree in Business Management from the University of Kentucky and an MBA in International Business from Xavier University.
Thomas Ortis is a highly accomplished CMO with over a decade of experience in driving B2B and B2C revenue growth and brand awareness. He has a proven track record of developing and executing successful multi-channel marketing campaigns that have effectively reached and engaged target audiences. With a data-driven approach and a focus on customer experience, Thomas is passionate about driving innovation and building strong marketing teams that deliver results.
NativeAi is disrupting the consumer goods industry using Digital Twins to fix a broken innovation system. CPG companies spend billions of dollars each year bringing nearly 30,000 new products to market but 95% of them fail.
Our platform promotes and greatly increases the effectiveness of end-to-end (E2E) innovation for companies by (1) identifying growth opportunities (2) bringing products to market faster (3) and in-market optimizations.