Leah Weiss, Co-Founder
Leah Weiss, Ph.D., MSW, is a researcher, lecturer, consultant, author, and co-founder of Skylyte. Dr. Weiss is best known for her teaching at Stanford's Graduate School of Business and groundbreaking work with Stanford's Compassion Cultivation Program (conceived by the Dalai Lama). She is an expert in workplace anxiety, burnout, resilience, and the role of leadership in addressing mental health. She's originally from NJ.
Fun Fact: Leah is a new member of the #vanlife world and is obsessed with camping in the Pacific Northwest.
Ines Gramegna, Co-Founder
As a serial entrepreneur with a vested interest in mental health and well-being, Ines Gramegna co-founded Skylyte in 2019 with Stanford’s Dr. Leah Weiss after recognizing something that most mental health tools miss: a whole-team approach to burnout, resiliency, and well-being. She's spent most of her professional life in management consulting, edtech, and the startup world. She's originally from France and Italy.
Fun Fact: Ines almost became a professional ballerina twice. Luckily, her parents stopped her!
Alberto Escarlate, Founding CTO
Alberto is a multi-time founder, CTO, and product executive. EIR at Human Ventures and Techstars. Among other companies, he co-founded Sojo Studios, a social good focused gaming company. He has been working for many years implementing AI applications. Alberto is originally from Brazil.
Fun Fact: Alberto invented the (un)mute button on online ads.
Omkar Kumbhar, AI/ML Engineer
Omkar is Skylyte’s Artificial Intelligence expert and Machine Learning Engineer. He has a master’s degree in computer science from NYU, where he worked at Pelli Lab to link deep learning architectures with psychological concepts. He has a vested interest in new approaches to AI and has previously helped companies scale their data science stack. He's originally from India.
Fun Fact: Omkar once travelled 25 miles one way to have a cup of chai.
Nora Graham, Chief of Staff
Nora is Skylyte's Chief of Staff. She worked in education in different capacities for 8 years. She holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Managament at Northwestern and lives in New York City. She's originally from the Chicago area but spent a lot of time in Philly/DC/NY.
Fun Fact: Nora loves crafting. Her strangest hobby thus far was when she sold cryptocurrency-themed pun greeting cards on Etsy.
Diego Segovia, Technical Project Manager
Diego grew up in Chaco, Argentina. He participated in the Olympiads in Informatics when he was younger and fell in love with Technology. After that, he moved to Buenos Aires to study computer science and started working in the field he loves.
Fun Fact: For a long time he trained non-stop to be a professional high jumper.
Sebastian Nahuel Lerner, Backend Engineer
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sebastian has been programming since he was 15 years old. Now he's studying information systems engineering. He loves traveling, learning from new cultures, and is a huge basketball fan.
Fun Fact: Sebastian likes watching chiropractic ASMR videos. He finds them relaxing.
Fernando Chen, Technical Lead
Fernando was born and lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He spent his childhood in China. He's currently studying information system engineering and enjoying working on exciting software projects. He is a soccer fanatic and likes specialty foods from all over the world.
Fun Fact: Fernando wanted to be an insect biologist when he was a child.
Ian Shih, Backend Engineer
Ian was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He started studying computer engineering in 2020 and enjoys playing video games.
Fun Fact: Ian once waited in a queue for 3 hours for a book during a convention.