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About Us

Quantifind has a rich history of pioneering work in extracting meaning from unstructured data.

Large-scale engagements

Our customers include Tier 1 banks, Fortune 50 companies, and the Department of Defense

A decade-plus of experience

R&D and patents in machine learning and data science

Science in our DNA

Founded by fellow quantum physics PhDs

Our Mission

We’re here to help our customers leverage powerful AI and disruptive science to automatically discover hidden criminal and financial risk.

Products with a purpose

We’re not pursuing science for the sake of science. We are passionate about designing tools that have a real impact on global crime.

Always be innovating

Lawbreakers are innovating and it requires us to do the same. We will always be exploring new ways to make our products even more powerful.

Change the game

We know that artificial intelligence has the potential to revolutionize the fight against financial crime, and we’re going to show how it can be done.

Function with form

Technology is all the more impactful when it is friendly to humans. Our solutions will continue to be designed with our users top of mind, and how we can help their work to be more productive and rewarding.


Our deep roots in data science

Ari Tuchman and John Stockton met as fellow quantum physicists with a mutual passion for extracting signals from data, and together founded Quantifind in 2009. Their pioneering work involved building machine learning technology to discover meaningful patterns across large, disparate, unstructured datasets.

Quantifind’s first project brought structure to unstructured data, extracting trends from a vast library of scientific literature. Their early success was followed by the pursuit of opportunities in defense, finding illicit patterns across disconnected data sources.

Today and tomorrow, a focus on detecting risk and fighting crime

Through continued growth, Quantifind built a SaaS platform to address financial risk management and anti-money laundering by helping banks improve the efficiency of their AML investigations. It replaced out-of-date tools that lacked the data coverage, accuracy, and features that investigators needed to be effective as transaction volume grew.

Today, Quantifind’s Graphyte™ platform embodies over a decade of R&D and deployment experience in machine learning, natural language processing, risk modeling, name science, knowledge graphs, and entity resolution, and is helping many large financial institutions and government agencies to combat financial risk and crime.



Jim Richards

Former BSA Officer, Wells Fargo & Company

Jim Richards served as Wells Fargo’s BSA Officer and Global Head of Financial Crimes Risk Management for 13 years, until recently launching his own RegTech advisory consulting group. Prior to Wells Fargo, Mr. Richards was the Director of Global AML Operations at Bank of America. He is the author of “Transnational Criminal Organizations, Cybercrime, and Money Laundering” (CRC Press 1998)

Steve Katz

Former Chief Information Security Officer, Citigroup

Steve Katz was the first chief information security officer (CISO), appointed to the position at Citi in 1995. He then joined Merrill Lynch as CISO/CPO. Steve was appointed as the first financial services sector coordinator for critical infrastructure protection by the Secretary of the Treasury, was founder and first chairman of the FS-ISAC and provided congressional testimony on numerous occasions.

Chris Perretta

Former CIO of MUFG Americas and State Street Corporation

Mr. Perretta served as chief information and operations officer at MUFG Americas Holdings since April 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Perretta was the Global CIO of State Street for nine years. He also served over ten years at GE Capital being CIO at both the North America Consumer arm, and the Global Commercial Finance arm in addition to being group CTO at GE Capital.

The backers fueling our work



Board of Directors

Puja Agrawal

Chief Operating Officer, Americas at Finastra

Puja Agrawal is a FinTech executive and board advisor with decades of experience driving hyper growth in startups and public companies. Puja is an operator with deep expertise across banking, product management, sales, and go-to-market. She is currently COO Americas at Finastra, the third largest FinTech company in the world. Previously, Puja was GVP/GM of the Financial Markets Compliance business at NICE Actimize, where she led the vision, strategy, and P&L, and was responsible for global operations across all functions of the business.

Emily Brown

Vice President, DNS Capital

Emily Brown is a Vice President at DNS Capital, which is the investment office and internal merchant bank for the business enterprise of the Pritzker Pucker family. Prior to joining DNS Capital, Emily was an investment banking analyst in the Global Industrials Group at Goldman Sachs.

Joseph Grundfest

Professor, Stanford Law School

Joseph A. Grundfest is a Professor of Law and Business at Stanford Law School. He’s an expert on capital markets, corporate governance, and securities litigation. His scholarship has been published in the Harvard, Yale, and Stanford law reviews. Joe is also a senior faculty member with the Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance, a co-founder and director of Financial Engines, and a director of Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts & Co.

Steve Krausz

General Partner, US Venture Partners

Steve Krausz has 30+ years of venture capital experience. Steve has led or co-led USVP’s investments in Trusteer (acquired by IBM), Guidewire Software (IPO), Xylan (IPO), Epic Design (IPO), New Focus (IPO), Savings.com (acquired by Cox Target Media), Vontu (acquired by Symantec), Verity (IPO), CipherTrust (acquired by Secure Computing) and other great companies. Steve currently serves on the boards of Active-Semi, Appthority, Box (NYSE: BOX), Cato Networks, Electric Cloud, Exablox, Inside Sales (observer), Kaiam, Megapath, and Prevoty.

Ari Tuchman, Ph.D.

Co-founder and CEO, Quantifind

John Stockton, Ph.D.

Co-founder, Quantifind