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Pioneering a New Era of Autonomous Risk Detection

We are a one-of-its-kind early risk detection software company. We help our customers elevate their operations performance, increase bottom lines, and foster sustainability – by averting process problems at their industrial operations. Powered by our expertise in risk detection and autonomous machine learning, our unique approach has not only earned several patents but also a reputation as a disruptive technology that provides ‘peripheral vision’ to detect hidden risks.

Leadership Team



Ulku Oktem, PhD

Dr. Oktem is a globally recognized expert in the field of Near-Misses. Her pioneering work has received international recognition and coverage in scientific journals and has been heavily adopted by chemical companies and organizations such as CCPS, OSHA. She also serves as Adjunct Professor at the Operations and Information Management Department and Senior Fellow at the Risk Center of the Wharton Business School. Her prior industry experience includes managing product development of specialty chemicals at Rohm & Haas. She holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Delaware, MS from the Clarkson College, and BS from the Middle East Technical University.

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Deborah L. Grubbe, PE, CEng.

Ms. Grubbe is the former VP of Group Safety for BP, which had its two safest years ever under her watch. She spent 27 years at DuPont, where she held corporate director positions in safety, operations and engineering. From 2003-2012, she served on the NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel, and was a consultant to the Columbia Shuttle Accident Investigation Board. She is a Trustee of the National Safety Council, and is a former Chair of the NIST Visiting Committee for Advanced Technology. She is a former member of the Board of Directors of AIChE, and is the current chair of AIChE Institute for Sustainability. She graduated with a BS in Chemical Engineering (Highest Distinction) from Purdue University, and received a Certificate of Post-Graduate Study from Cambridge University. In 2010, she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Engineering from Purdue.



Ankur Pariyani, PhD

Dr. Pariyani is specialized in dynamic risk analysis of industrial plants. His work in risk management has led to several publications in high-impact journals and industry media, including four US patents. He has pioneered engineering methodologies for identifying hidden near-misses, setting a new foundation for industrial operations analysis. He serves as a referee for several journals and was recently a Guest Editor for the Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. He holds PhD and MS degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology in Guwahati. He is a recipient of 2017 AIChE’s ‘35 Under 35’ Award.



Cagri O. Tekin

Ms. Tekin brings over 15 years of diverse financial services experience, in the areas of risk management, project management and process improvement, from some of the largest financial institutions around the world. Her proven business track record of managing portfolios in competitive, multi-cultural, and multi-national corporate environments, makes her a valuable contributor to our management team. Previously, she was the Head of Sberbank’s subsidiary DenizBank’s Financial Institutions Credit Analysis group in Istanbul, Turkey. Prior to joining Sberbank, she was with Citibank in the US and abroad for over 10 years, including as Senior Vice-President at Citibank NA. Throughout her career at Citi, she was responsible for managing various credit risk and product portfolios as well as re-engineering initiatives. She started her career at Arthur Andersen in the Southeast Corporate Finance Group. She holds a BS in Economics and Finance from the University of Delaware.

Advisory Board

Academic Advisors


"As a result of DRA deployment, we have successfully avoided unplanned slowdowns and shutdowns (amounting over USD 8 million) whilst sustaining world class plant performance in terms of plant reliability at > 99%."

Plant Manager, Refinery

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