Upful Team

We want to make the workplace better, less toxic, healthier, unbiased, inclusive, equitable, and diverse. We want to solve the pay gap and the punishment gap.

Shirin Nikaein

Co-Founder & CEO

15 years leading Product Management, Engineering, & Data Analytics

Previously built chatbot utilizing NLP and APIs that detect and prevent patterns of fraud that was used by Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Tinder, Blizzard Entertainment, and many more companies.

BS in Electrical Engineering, USC
MS in Electrical Engineering, USC
MBA, UCLA Anderson

Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

Eli Selkin

Co-Founder & CTO

Previously: Los Angeles County

10+ years as Licensed Clinical Social Worker

BA in Psychology, Syracuse
Masters of Social Work
MS in Computer Science

Specialized in Natural Language Processing & Machine Learning

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