Meet Our Team

Our Founders


Roy Raanani

Roy is an engineer with a passion for business and sales. He’s spent his career working with start-ups and advising technology companies on strategy and ops.

Prior to Chorus, Roy was a Manager at Bain & Company in their Zurich, San Francisco, Toronto and Singapore offices. At Bain, he focused on technology, leading the mobile strategy team for Bain’s flagship tech client. Roy holds a BASc in Engineering Science from the University of Toronto, and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He was the first hire at Innovation Endeavors and co-developed the Runway incubator.

Roy started his career launching the North American operations of RepliWeb, an enterprise data transfer company. He enjoys road cycling and playing the guitar, and lives in Mill Valley with his wife and two children.


Micha Breakstone

Micha Breakstone is an entrepreneur with broad experience designing Natural Language and Machine Learning systems, and holds a PhD in Cognitive Science (focus: Formal Semantics).

He previously helped build two successful startups: Summly, an automatic summarization startup which was acquired by Yahoo!; And Ginger, where he founded and managed the VPA Platform Business Unit which was spun out and acquired by Intel.

He is passionate about the marriage of language and algorithms, and believes that building human-quality NLP technologies is a critical step towards achieving AI’s ultimate goal of empowering, rather than replacing, humans. Micha lives in Tel-Aviv, and hopes to one day become a novelist and a polyglot.


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