About Us > Team

Meet the people behind Grist

Grist’s team is fully remote. We believe that good software and good data are important and can help the world.

Curtis Bolduc

Director of Sales

Curtis has been a founding sales executive at several early stage tech startups ranging from FinTech, EdTech and supply chain software. He is also a seasoned enthusiast of extreme sports who dedicates his leisure time to mastering various adrenaline-fueled activities. He brings that same passion to sales, embodying a unique blend of thrill-seeking and business savvy. Whether conquering mountains or assisting clients in finding innovative solutions, he thrives on pushing boundaries and embarking on new adventures.

Nick Bush

Senior Content Manager

Nick is a writer and designer who has worked in conversation design and games, always looking to tackle new problems. Prior to Grist, Nick was the Technical Editor on King of the Castle for Tributary Games. He studied English at the University of Waterloo and is currently based in Toronto.

Anais Concepcion


Anais is a product and growth strategist with a lifelong appreciation for tech. Prior to joining Grist, she has worked at an AI health tech company, a platform business solutions firm, and an impact investment fund in Latin America. She brings a keen interest in how well-designed tools can empower people to chase cool, ambitious projects. She received a BA in Economics from Lehigh University.

Paul Fitzpatrick


Paul received his Ph.D. in AI at MIT, with Rod Brooks. Paul is a co-founder of the Data Commons Co-op, and the creator of several popular open-source tools, such as the YARP robotics framework and the daff toolkit for comparing and merging tables. Prior to Grist, Paul was a senior researcher at Axon’s AI division, created through acquisition of an NYC-based computer vision start-up he worked at. He grew up on a small farm in Ireland and there were goats involved. He now lives in Montclair, NJ; there are fewer goats involved.

George Gevoian

Software Engineer

George is a software engineer with a passion for writing fast, intuitive web applications. Prior to joining Grist, he had worked at a meal kit startup in Ventura, CA and the Naval Air Warfare Center at Point Mugu, CA. He studied Computer Science at California State University Channel Islands, and currently resides in Simi Valley, CA.

Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso

Systems Developer

Jordi is a developer and mathematician from Montreal who often thinks about making software enjoyable for the end user. He has contributed to mathematical free software projects such as GNU Octave and worked in medical image processing, greenhouse gas emission accounting, and software observability. Ever since he discovered Grist, he has found that it’s the perfect tool for tracking one of his hobbies: modern games released for a popular 1980s console.

Michael Nickolas

Solutions Engineer

Michael is a solutions engineer from Philadelphia who received his BBA from the University of Miami. Prior to joining the team at Grist, Michael worked in business development at Databricks – selling engineering, ML, and AI services. In his free time, he is an avid sports fan and enjoys writing scripts for television and film.

Jojo Roque

Head of Marketing

Jojo is dedicated to leveraging data to make good business decisions. Prior to joining Grist, he worked at several tech startups in Silicon Valley, where he built and scaled marketing programs. In his free time, Jojo loves to go hiking (and plans to take up fishing). He received his MBA from Georgetown University and now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Jarosław Sadziński

Software Engineer

Jarek is a software engineer, architect, and professional scrum master. With over 15 years of experience in the field, he worked on numerous projects for the biggest companies in Poland, such as Sanofi, KGHM, ABB, and Toyota Bank. He is very passionate about programming and can talk hours about code smells, afferent/efferent coupling, composition or delegation, and many other fancy terms from developers’ lingo. He is a father of two, and, together with his wife, runs a small online store with the best books for children. Jarek studied Computer Science at the Public University of Technology in Łódź, Poland.

Dmitry Sagalovskiy

Founder & Co-CEO

Dmitry is passionate about writing good code, cutting no corners, and taking new approaches. He has over 18 years of experience as a software engineer and entrepreneur. Prior to working on Grist, Dmitry has worked at Google, and at Hudson River Trading LLC, a quantitative trading firm which he co-founded. He also co-founded New York Math Circle, a non-profit that offers students (and teachers) mathematics enrichment. Dmitry grew up in Kyiv, Ukraine, studied at Brooklyn Technical High School in New York, and received his BA in Mathematics and MS in Computer Science from Harvard.

Stan Sagalovskiy

Founder & Advisor

Stan joins Grist from BlackRock, where he was a product manager for its core trading systems used to manage billions. He brings the passion for making complex systems easy to use and building user-centered products that drive consumer adoption and business growth. Stan started his career with Accenture in their Business Intelligence group, and has over a decade of experience helping businesses build better software. He received his BA in Computer Science from NYU, and Master of Urban Planning from Hunter College.

Callum Spawforth

Software Engineer

Callum is a software engineer with a love for open source, automation and novel problems. After completing his Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of Southampton, Callum has worked almost exclusively with companies looking to benefit society. He’s worked on inclusive hiring solutions, and games honoring the legacy of U.S. special forces veterans. Outside of work, Callum can often be found modding games, working on miniatures or drinking tea.

Natalie Misasi White

Customer Engineer

Natalie is dedicated to helping people be successful in using complex systems more effectively. She formerly hails from the aerospace industry, where she worked as a rocket engineer on NASA’s Space Launch System. She is a passionate Lego collector and is on a mission to become a Junior Ranger at every US National Park Site. Natalie studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado – Denver, and currently resides in New Orleans, Louisiana.