What is Modal
Making the cloud accessible
Modal helps people run code in the cloud. We think it's the easiest way for developers to get access to containerized, serverless compute without the hassle of managing their own infrastructure.
Who we are
Erik is the founder and CEO of Modal. Until recently, he was the Chief Technology Officer at Better where he managed a team of about 300 engineers.
Akshat was an early employee at Scale AI, where he designed and built core engineering and operations systems, led the Natural Language and Quality teams, and solved crosswords competitively.
Elias is an experienced data and full-stack engineer with a team lead background. Previously he co-founded the Ed-tech startup EdQu, and he worked as a data engineering lead at Spotify and Kry.
Eric likes languages, systems, design, and interfaces. His open-source work has reached millions of people, and he was previously the first engineer at Convex.
Luis is interested in deep learning research and applied AI systems. He co-founded and led technology at Grid.ai and wrote software to help people for the UN.
Richard is passionate about performance engineering, hardware security and designing reliable systems. In the past he worked on predictive models for autonomous vehicles at Cruise and option pricing at Jane Street.
Entrepreneur and Investor
Founder and CEO, dbt
Founder and CEO, Census
Co-Founder and CEO, Hex
Co-Founder and CEO, Materialize
Co-Founder and CTO, Confluent
Co-Founder and CEO, Ask Iggy
Associate Professor, Stanford AI Lab