Leading the AI Revolution in the Entertainment Industry

Our goal at Cinelytic is to empower the global entertainment industry through cutting edge tools and technology. We are a team dedicated to bringing our deep expertise and combine best practices from the entertainment, finance, science and tech sectors to give decision-makers in the entertainment industry access to the insights they need to optimize their content development, financing, production, and distribution decisions.

Key Team Members

Tobias Queisser

Co-Founder and CEO

Tobias is Co-Founder and CEO of Cinelytic. He has a strong background in finance, the entertainment industry and tech ventures. Prior to Cinelytic, Tobias worked for 10 years in finance as an investment banker, and later co-founded & managed a global investment fund in London. In 2013, he founded Arctic Pictures Limited, an international film production company. Tobias holds an MSc in Accounting & Finance from CASS.

Dev Sen

Co-Founder and CTO

Dev is Co-Founder and CTO of Cinelytic. Before starting Cinelytic, Dev worked for NASA for 15 years, where he led teams of programmers and rocket scientists developing risk-assessment software for the analysis of next-generation launch vehicles and spacecraft. He also worked on developing risk management policy for the agency. Dev has B.S. and M.S. degrees in Physics from the UW, Seattle.

Christian Monti


Christian is the COO at Cinelytic. Prior to joining Cinelytic, he was a studio executive for 15 years and developed a deep knowledge of traditional studio analysis procedures. His positions included managing the international television business development and distribution for Paramount Pictures, and VP of International Theatrical Distribution at Warner Brothers. A former lawyer, Christian has an MBA from Wharton.

Andrew Goldstein

Sales Lead

Andrew leads sales at Cinelytic. He has over 25 years of sales experience in advertising, post-production, and in selling SaaS solutions to the entertainment industry. Prior to Cinelytic, Andrew worked as the Director of Independent Film at The Hollywood Reporter, as the Director of Sales at Technicolor, and as the Vice President of Independent Film and TV Sales at FilmTrack.

Sydney Correa

Operations Associate

Sydney helps to run operations at Cinelytic. Before joining Cinelytic, Sydney worked in operations at Virgin’s Hyperloop One, as a relationship manager at First Western Trust, and as a financial analyst at Merrill Lynch and at Advisor Growth Strategies. Sydney has a B.A. (Cum Laude) in Business, with a Political Science Minor, from Arizona State University.

Nick Risher

Sales Consultant

Nick works as a sales consultant at Cinelytic. Prior to Cinelytic, he worked in the film industry for more than a dozen years in various roles including as the VP of Acquisitions for En2go International, as President of US Operations for Hologate, and as a sales agent for Arsenal Films, where he acquired such Oscar winners as "Man on Wire", "It Might Get Loud" as well as "Ida".

Thomas Zäschke

Project Manager/Senior Software Engineer

Thomas is a Project Manager and Senior Software Engineer. Over his 30 year career, he has developed and managed numerous highly complex computer systems in the banking, telecom, food regulation and consulting sectors. Thomas has a bachelor degree in computer science from Business Academy Aarhus.

Sorin Gheata

Senior Software Engineer

Sorin is a Senior Software Engineer and Data Scientist, with more than 15 years of experience. He has extensive experience developing software involving A.I./ML, Blockchain, and encrypted comms systems, among others. Sorin has a B.Sc. degree in CS from UNED and certifications from MIT and the University of Cambridge.

Michael Xu

Software Engineer

Michael is a Software Engineer at Cinelytic. Before joining Cinelytic, Michael worked as a backend developer on numerous software projects including web apps, mobile apps, and robotics systems. Michael has a B.A. in Mathematics & Economics from New York University, and an M.A. in Economics from Yale.


Michael Mailis

Founder and CEO of Hyperion Media

Michael is the Founder and CEO of Hyperion Media, a private equity firm that specializes in strategic media and technology investments. Among other activities, Hyperion is involved in film financing, production and development. Hyperion also invests in visionary companies in the film industry including Legendary Pictures, Bandito Brothers, and Dax Cloud.

Blake Sitney

Founder and CEO, Profound Networks

Blake has been a tech entrepreneur for more than 20 years, and is the Founder and CEO of Profound Networks and the Founder and President of Marigold Technologies. His businesses focus on bringing B2B insights to Fortune 50 companies. Blake is an alumni of St. John’s College, and lives between Thailand and New York City.

Joe DiMento

Head of Enterprise at Coda

Joe DiMento is the Head of Enterprise at Coda.io. Previously, Joe was the VP of Business Development at Legendary Analytics (acquired by Warner Media), and the Director of Business Development at Tubular Labs. He also served as a Case Team Leader at Bain & Company, and a Relationship Manager at Google. Joe holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and an A.B. from Harvard.