James is a graduate of, and former professor at the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology (MIT), with forty years of
development experience. Prior to founding Datagraph, James was a
lead developer of a financial markets prediction application for a
group of private investors in the United States and Germany. The
system, which derives market predictions from sentiment-based
analysis, was deployed by Dow Jones.
Arto has over 20 years of software development experience and
is a prolific author of and contributor to open-source software
projects. He has conducted extensive research into large-scale
distributed database systems, and is well known in the semantic
web community for his role in bringing RDF technologies to the
Drupal content management system and the Ruby programming
In January 2011, Dydra received seed funding and retains ongoing
relations with the following advisory investors.
Matt is the owner of Makalu Aerospace, based in Darmstadt,
Germany, an engineering and consultancy firm working in the European
aerospace industry for clients like the European Space Agency,
EUMETSAT and EUTELSAT.
He is also the owner of Makalu Interactive, an American web and
mobile products design and development company, which has served
customers like Google, Virgin America, O'Reilly and the United