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, CEO
Steve Teig, founder and 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, President and Chief Operating Officer
Murali Dharan, president and COO 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
VP of Business Development
As VP of business development, Kathy Cook is responsible for driving strategic partnerships and transactions to accelerate growth for Perceive.Read More
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
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
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
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.Read More