Meet the people building tomorrow’s compute platform.

It takes a united team to change the face of machine learning at scale. At Groq, you will work with some of the world’s most talented engineers and leaders to shape the future of compute. Be a part of our roster.

Mark Wong-VanHaren :: Software Engineer

Mark has 30 years experience in software development. He co-founded Excite.com, was CTO of ecommerce site Glyde, and served as VP R&D at Wordnik. Over the years, he's designed and built a wide range of tools and products, including: a special-purpose search engine, a columnar DBMS, a category-best iPhone app, and a templating language and compiler. At Groq, Mark works on our compiler as well as developer tools. He especially enjoys taking complex problems and mercilessly simplifying, usually using a functional programming language. Mark studied computational linguistics at Stanford and maintains a strong interest in natural and programming languages. Outside of work, Mark enjoys tandem biking and creating music with his family band.

Kyle Aubrey :: Director, Applications Engineering

Kyle has spent the last 20 years building best-in-class field engineering support organizations for a variety of high-tech semiconductor companies, including Marvell, Cavium, and Freescale (now NXP). In his past leadership roles, he has had the opportunity to drive countless strategic initiatives to grow and scale the business while building rock star applications and 24/7 support engineering teams capable of enabling customer designs worldwide. At Groq, Kyle leads our customer applications engineering organization focused on the delivery, demonstration, and support of Groq's ML silicon, hardware, system software, and development tools. When he's not geeking out, Kyle enjoys traveling the world and spending time with his family in the Bay Area.

Adrian Macias :: Machine Learning Systems Specialist

A principal technologist with advanced degrees in both Communications and Signal Processing, Adrian Macias has over 20 years of experience in every aspect of development. He began his career as a NASA engineer, and then became a tech startup entrepreneur before moving to technology and leadership roles at major fortune 500 semiconductor companies. As a machine learning system specialist, Adrian is passionate about helping others to use Groq’s technology to build elegant solutions for machine learning workloads. When Adrian isn’t traveling the globe supporting Groq customers, he enjoys living in San Diego with his family.