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About Talksum

Leader in Data Management Solutions

About Talksum

About TalksumTalksum, Inc. is a leader in high-speed data processing and management solutions whose mission is to develop new ways of processing, routing, and managing Big Data. The Talksum™ Data Stream Router, or TDSR™, provides a real-time streaming data solution that is perfect for Big Data initiatives that require massive amounts of data processing.

Designed to accelerate real-time decisions, the TDSR improves data acquisition and transformation, and converts data into flexibly managed event streams. With the ability to output to most external data stores, the TDSR can format data in real time, as well as enrich the data by correlating events with other external data sources.

The Talksum management team brings over 20 years of experience in front-line applied engineering, operations, infrastructure, and delivery services management from major names such as America Online, Salesforce, SurfControl, and others. In addition, engineering leadership adds over 15 years of engineering, technology landscapes, and real-time platforms from some of the world’s largest and best brands, including America Online, Intuit, Netscape, and others.

The Talksum corporate headquarters is located in downtown San Francisco, and the development facility is located in San Jose, California.

Talksum Management

Alex Varshavsky

Alex Varshavsky

Founder & CEO

With a wealth of experience as a technical leader and engineer, Alex founded Talksum based on his vision for a better way to integrate, share and distribute information across the enterprise. Alex has led architecture and development for a variety of enterprise focused start-ups, including Retail Solutions, Blue Roads and Elastra. Alex traces his passion for data science technology and visualization to his M.S. in Geophysics from the Russian Geological Prospecting University.

Sergey Biryukov

Sergey Biryukov

Founder & President

Sergey is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor who brings extensive experience in analytics technology and execution to Talksum. Sergey has led research activities in the field of Artificial Intelligence and has been the founder and lead executive of several computer equipment and software distribution companies. Based in Switzerland, Sergey oversees our International activities and helps lead our investment and business development strategies. Sergey holds an M.S. in Mathematics from Moscow University.

Dale Russell

Dale Russell

Chief Technical Officer

Dale brings Talksum over 20 years of front line applied engineering and operations management expertise. Having managed large-scale infrastructures and service delivery for major names like AOL and Salesforce.com, he has an in-depth knowledge of the enterprise technology landscape. Dale has most recently been focused on large-scale data management and filtering technologies for SurfControl and Aggregate Knowledge and his vision for the next era of computer science innovation is at the heart of our big data solutions.

Careers at Talksum

At Talksum, we are solving interesting and challenging problems that matter in the exploding field of Big Data. As a leader in high-speed data processing and management solutions, it is important to always strive for the best team members available.