Allison has nine years of machine learning experience as co-founder and CEO of Rebellion Photonics, a preeminent machine learning startup in the oil and gas sector. Rebellion’s technology monitors facilities worth billions of dollars to detect gas leaks before they explode.
Allison holds a BSc in Engineering Physics from the University of Colorado, Boulder, an MSc in Nanotechnology from Leeds University, and an MBA from Rice University.
Roy brings experience as an investor and startup advisor. As a director in the venture capital arm of Waste Management, Inc., he managed a portfolio in the smart-sensor, logistics, and materials reuse sectors. Prior to WM, Roy was general counsel to a publicly-listed investment fund. Most recently, he founded Orange River Advisors, an advisory and business process firm.
Roy holds a B Com LLB from the University of Johannesburg, an LLM from Tulane University where he was a Fulbright Scholar, and an MBA from Rice University.