James  Dries

Chief Executive Officer 

Jim Dries founded and serves as the CEO for piLYTIX. Jim's career began as an investment banker at BofA Merrill Lynch (formerly Banc of America Securities), working on more than $8 billion in equity, debt and M&A capital raising. After leaving Wall Street, Jim led sales, marketing and product management teams both at the Corporate Executive Board and Clubessential.

Jim has a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.


Katherine Ivers

Chief Operating Officer

Kate Ivers serves as COO for piLYTIX. Kate's career has spanned law, operations and data security. She began her career as an attorney in the Intellectual Property group at Wildman, Harrold, Allen and Dixon. Recently, she served as the SVP of Operations and General Counsel for Clubessential where she oversaw product implementation, client services, human resources, legal and accounting.

Kate has a B.A. from Yale University and a J.D. from Loyola University (Magna Cum Laude).

Hendrik Kits van Heyningen

Chief Technology Officer

Hendrik Kits van Heyningen serves as CTO for piLYTIX. His career began at KVH Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: KVHI) working on R&D for inertial navigation systems. Recently, he worked at Analytics Operations Engineering, Inc. (now a subsidiary of McKinsey & Company) and took leadership of the team that developed the original piLYTIX models.

An accomplished musician, Hendrik has performed as a pianist at Carnegie Hall, and he served as Music Director for the Yale Davenport Pops Orchestra.

Hendrik has a B.S. in Mathematics and Physics from Yale University (Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa).


Jon DeLord

president, piLYTIXSports

Jon DeLord serves as the President of piLYTIXSports where he is responsible for domestic and international growth across piLYTIXSports’ AI solution platforms.  Most recently, he was responsible for building the insights & analytics division at Legends servicing each of the Legends’ three divisions – Global Planning, Global Sales and Hospitality.   Including Legends, Jon has led analytics teams and divisions in numerous industries such as consumer package goods (PepsiCo), Apparel (Dickes and Haggar Clothing), and Media (Univision) in his 18 year career. 


Jon has a B.A. from Columbia University where he played varsity baseball and an MBA from Southern Methodist University 



piLYTIX, an Austin-based Artificial Intelligence company, delivers efficiencies to Sales and Marketing teams around the world through a cutting-edge SaaS platform. Our clients receive actionable insights at levels as granular as individual leads, opportunities and salespeople. Data Analysts will assist in model building and apply their machine learning and statistical knowledge to generate insights from our client's data. 

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