Dr Stelios Koundouros / founder and managing director
Stelios has led the company’s efforts since 2005. He holds a PhD in mathematics from Cambridge University and has carried out research at the Mathematical Institute at Oxford.
Klaus Henke / chief financial officer
Klaus qualified as a chartered accountant while working for PricewaterhouseCoopers, then spent over 15 years with advisory firms and investment banks including Fox-Pitt, Kelton, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and D4K Consulting, focussing on traditional M&A advisory and equity capital markets. He read European Finance and Accounting and holds German and UK degrees.
Klaus looks after billmonitor's finances and coordinates business development.
Professor Chris Holmes / scientific adviser
Chris helps direct mathematical research. He is a Professor with the department of statistics, Oxford University. Chris’ research interest lies in the field of machine learning and pattern analysis via probabilistic data modelling and the use of subjective probability theory as a unified framework for coherent inference.
Professor Nicolai Meinshausen / scientific adviser
Nicolai helps direct mathematical research. He is a Professor with the department of mathematics, ETH Zurich. Nicolai’s research speciality comprises sparse high-dimensional data, Machine learning, Multiple testing and Monte Carlo methods for decision problems, central research themes on predictive algorithms.
Sam / software engineer
Sam develops and maintains billmonitor's core data pipeline and quality control systems. He holds an MEng in Computer Science from the University of Southampton.
Marcin / software engineer
Marcin works on maintaining our frontend and infrastructure as well as continually improving our deployment processes and frontend. He holds an BEng in Computer Science from the University of Information Technology in Wroclaw.
the rest of the team
Robin Klein / adviser
Robin is co-founder of The Accelerator Group (TAG), an active investor in early-stage technology companies. TAG numbers amongst its investments: LoveFilm, Stardoll, Moo, Zoopla, Wonga and many others. Stelios started talking to Robin about backing Optimor/billmonitor back in the summer of 2007. Robin has a Masters Degree in Engineering – he graduated when computers were the size of small buildings.
billmonitor.com is alive and thriving because of the customers who have found it, improved it, advocated it and most importantly trusted it to find the right contract.
billmonitor is a mathematical programme that resides in Oxford, hates bad maths, bias and non-transparency, loves data, problems and accuracy and works every minute of every day to find as many people as it can the right mobile phone contract. billmonitor is nearly 6 years old.