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.

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.

Mahitha Venigalla :: Hardware Engineer

Mahitha brings over 14 years of experience in ASIC/FPGA Design Verification and Validation with specialization in IO. She has a varied experience building SoCs/FPGA based systems from her previous stints at Intel, Ericsson, and Xilinx. At Groq, she is part of the Hardware team creating ASICs for machine learning . Mahitha earned a masters in Electrical Engineering from SJSU and her passion for learning cutting edge technologies and working with incredibly sharp and dedicated people drives her to deliver the best. Outside of work, she likes to travel, cook, play board games, and spend time with friends and family.