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Derwen (pronounced "DAIR-oo-en" /ˈdɛr-u-ɛn/)
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A private California corporation, D-U-N-S number 116589020, UEI V2BZETFGMH96

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We look differently at problems faced in common w.r.t. Data/AI:
themes, issues, governance, risk, people, projects, near-term scenarios.

By appointment only.



Derwen, Inc., is a full-stack engineering firm focused on open source integration to support AI applications in enterprise at scale. Our mission is to bridge between open source communities of practice in artificial intelligence, and the enterprise customers who need to work with them. Core competencies include: software development in Python/C++, graph data science, machine learning, distributed systems, cloud computing, hardware acceleration, human-in-the-loop solutions for NLP, and especially how to develop communities of practice for open source software. Derwen, Inc., is a partner of Earth Sciences Information Partners (ESIP).

Our team is 100% distributed/remote, diverse in background, schedule is flexible, meetings are rare, mentoring is encouraged, and compensation is high. We prefer to work in relatively small teams of highly capable, interdisciplinary experts. There are no degree requirements.

For more details about joining Derwen, please see our current job listings. Have your portfolio of participation in GitHub, StackOverflow, and other communities of practice ready for discussion.

Note that our organization is neither a consulting firm, nor a product company, and we are not funded through Venture Capital.



Areas of expertise include:

  • AI applications at enterprise scale
  • open source integration
  • graph data science
  • natural language processing (NLP)
  • distributed systems
  • software development in Python, Cython, C++
  • AI in manufaturing
  • leveraging hardware acceleration
  • performance analysis and optimization
  • metadata management
  • data management strategy
  • reinforcement learning
  • mathematical optimization
  • parallelizing algorithms
  • human-in-the-loop solutions
  • developing communities of practice
  • industry analysis reports
  • tech conferences: hands-on tutorials, keynotes, PMC/co-chair

Our team has provided services on behalf of:

PyData USDA Recognai O'Reilly Media Domino Data Lab
Primer AI Databricks NOAA Towards Data Science NumFOCUS
NVIDIA Argilla Project Jupyter Orange Telecom NLP Summit
LinkedIn Coleridge Initiative KeyBank Ditchley Foundation Starburst Data
Knowledge Graph Conference Red Bull US Department of Defense Anthem Insurance InfoWorld
Manning Publications Gradient Flow Kubuntu Focus United Nations Big Things Conference
8x8 Ray Project Nike Computable Labs Deep Learning Analytics
Connected Data World Lightbend IBM Deutsche Bundesbank Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)
Amplify Partners KUNGFU.AI Datahack Universidade da Coruña NYU
BASF

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