Perceive is redefining what’s possible in edge devices.
Today, we address numerous markets, including advanced wearables, laptops, and cameras for security, action capture, video analytics, and conferencing systems. Device manufacturers select Ergo for its ability to deliver the performance and capability to run datacenter‑class neural networks inside devices on tight power budgets.
Perceive was incubated by and is a majority‑owned subsidiary of Xperi Corporation.
Based in San Jose, Boise, and Vancouver, our team of engineers and scientists is dedicated to creating breakthrough edge inference solutions for consumer devices.
Steve Teig, Founder and Co-CEO
Steve Teig, founder and Co-CEO of Perceive, is a visionary technologist whose work has impacted industries ranging from software and semiconductors to biotechnology and machine learning. He drove the creation of Perceive while CTO of its parent company and investor, Xperi, where he supervised technology development, including core audio and imaging innovations, and led the company’s machine learning team.Read More
Murali Dharan, Co-CEO
Murali Dharan, Co-CEO of Perceive, is responsible for leading the company’s business operations, including sales, marketing, customer success and operations. He was previously responsible for the strategic direction, management and growth of the licensing business of Xperi, Perceive’s parent company and investor.Read More
David McIntyre, VP of Marketing
As VP of marketing at Perceive, David McIntyre oversees all aspects of adoption and expansion based on market fit and needs of the company’s first product, Ergo.Read More
Naghmeh Sarkeshik, VP of Operations and Customer Success
In her role as VP of operations and customer success at Perceive, Naghmeh Sarkeshik is responsible for driving customer success, including the optimization and development of the customer lifecycle, deploying programs to help drive business value with customers and collaborating across teams to identify and pursue customer growth opportunities.Read More
Jim Hall, VP of Hardware
Jim Hall leads hardware development at Perceive. Prior to Perceive, he was VP of engineering at Natural Intelligence Semiconductor and was an adjunct faculty member at Boise State University.Read More
Elif Albuz, VP of Software
Elif Albuz leads software development at Perceive, and brings considerable leadership experience gained from building computer vision and machine learning solutions at Facebook, NVIDIA and Sony Electronics.Read More