We are a team of experts in multiple disciplines across various industries.

Dr. Tsvi – Mr. Big Smiles – our Founder 

Tsvi Achler has a unique background focusing on the neural mechanisms of recognition from a multi-disciplinary perspective. He has done extensive work in theory and simulations, human cognitive experiments, animal neuro-physiology experiments, and clinical training.

He has an applied engineering background, has received bachelor degrees from UC Berkeley in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and advanced degrees from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Neuroscience (PhD), Medicine (MD) and worked as a post doctorate in Computer Science, and at Los Alamos National Labs (LANL) and IBM Research Lab.

He founded Optimizing Mind with a goal to provide the next generation of machine learning algorithms.


Rob – The Swiss Army Knife – Head of Operations 

Rob Markovic is all about simplicity and efficiency.

People, process, technology.
During the past 20+ years Robs focus has been on delivering innovative business solutions leveraging his industry experience in the fields of storage, cloud, virtualization and more, delivering business transformation.
Strong leadership, mentoring and communication abilities enable Rob to build and lead dynamic teams. Rob has an innovative approach to solving problems and has accomplished things previously thought impossible. 

He has a strong engineering background and comes with multiple degrees from the University of Michigan in Science, Engineering, Computer and Electrical Engineering. Rob has graced the halls of NASA Ames Research Center, Google, VMware, EMC, VCE, Cisco, IBM Research Labs and more.

He joined when he realized he’s been hacking his own brain in a manner that describes and showcases the advanced Optimizing Mind technology.