About Meerkat

Our History

Meerkat was founded in 2015 by Gustavo Führ and Guilhereme Fickel, PhDs in Computer Vision, and Renan Franz, administrator with experience in managing big companies. The company was born from the desire of turning state-of-the-art Computer Vision into products, bringing innovation to different markets, including the most traditional. We grew doing what we do best: developing disruptive technologies, partnering with big companies, and focusing on scalability. Today we have a diversified portfolio in various Artificial Intelligence fields, such as facial recognition, object detection, optical character recognition (OCR), etc.

Positioning

We are specialists in research, development, and implementation of Computer Vision solutions for image and video analysis. We aim at having the most capable engineers so that we can innovate producing our own technologies. We bring our technologies to market working with partners and through our sales team. Our goal is to be one of the world references in computer vision technology. In order to do so, besides having a highly specialized team, we are always innovating through research and partnership with academia and specialized industry.

Our team

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Renan Franz

CEO, co-founder, Bsc in Administration at UFRGS, with emphasis on finances. Since 2008 works on business evaluation, new businesses analysis and business strategy.

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Gustavo Führ

CTO, co-founder, PhD in Computer Vision. Since 2009 working on Artificial Intelligence in the industry and academia.

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Guilherme Fickel

Engineer, co-founder, PhD in Computer Vision, focusing on vision for robotics, view synthesis and disparity estimation.

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Michele Tanus

Engineer, MSc in Artificial Intelligence, specialist in Data Science, worked for tech giants such as Google and SAP.

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Julio Toss

Engineer, PhD (Brazil-France) in parallel processing with emphasis on GPU programming and efficient data structures.

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José Martinez

Software Developer, BSc in Computer Science at UFRGS, with emphasis in Machine Learning. Student of the University of Groningen's exchange program.

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Matheus Santana

Administrator and Head of Marketing, Msc in Marketing at UFRGS. Since 2010 works in Strategic Planning, Market Research, and Marketing Management.

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Bruno Pacheco

Commercial Executive, studied communication at Anhembi Morumbi. Since 2015 works in sales with emphasis in Marketing and Customer Success.

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Sofia Mello

Data labeler, finishing high school at Colégio Júlio de Castilhos in Porto Alegre. Member of the great since 2018.

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