Merriam

Bringing together Human Computer Interaction and Artificial Intelligence to turn unprecedented volumes into information of value.

The deluge is coming

Unprecedented volumes of information are generated each day by business and government. By 2017, businesses will create over 130 million emails per day. Legal cases can produce as many as 20 million documents during discovery, which will increase 50 times by 2020. Government agencies will continue to struggle in meeting their publicly mandated obligations. The risk of inaction or inefficiency will bear greater and greater cost. Current tools and methodologies are not geared to efficiently handle problems of this magnitude.

Merriam solves the problem of large volume document exploration

By marrying AI and HCI, we use cutting edge technology to make document exploration a seamless experience. Merriam acts as a virtual archivist, guiding users along the way and responding to features of the documents that interest users the most. Merriam enhances human intelligence and allows for intuitive interaction and discovery.

We have solutions for you

Web Based Platform

While Merriam guides you through a collection of documents, the managment platform optimizes workflow with project organization, collaboration, document annotation, and more.

API As A Service

Merriam REST API service can index any collection and integrate into your existing solution.

How It Works

Our Clients

An international law firm specializing in immigration

Columbia's History Lab uses Merriam to help power its experimental archival platform.

Our Team

Daniel Krasner — Founder/CEO

  • Director of Data Science at Paul Hastings LLP (Winner 2015 Financial Times "Innovation in Business and Law" + The Recorder "Innovation Award")
  • PhD Mathematics, Columbia University
  • Co-Founder, KFit Solutions
  • Columbia University, London School of Economics, Sailthru, Johnson Research Labs

Thomas Nyberg — Co-Founder/CTO

  • PhD Mathematics, Columbia University
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Statistics, Columbia University
  • Technical Lead, History Lab, Columbia University

Eric Gade — Front-End Developer/COO

  • Project Manager, Columbia History Lab
  • MA/MSc International and World History, Columbia University and the London School of Economics
  • Former Intelligence Analyst

Puneet Sabharwal — Product Design

  • Head of Product Design, Olo
  • Product Design Consultant, Newscorp
  • Product Designer, MiniBar
  • Creative Director, TBWA
  • Awards for Art Direction: W3, Webby, One Show, Cannes, Promax, Adfest

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