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Yusp enables businesses to be relevant and not forgotten.

Gravity R&D is a personalization engine vendor offering a product portfolio called Yusp with a core team focusing on data science since 2009. 

 

Yusp has all primary product modules and marketing modules as a digital personalization engine defined by Gartner (Market Guide for Digital Personalization Engines) as well as several other product modules, which enable to personalize numerous different business models, including also the physical shopping experience.

 

The vision of the company is to enable enterprises with large clientele to engage with their consumers by using an exceptional machine learning algorithmic portfolio, which incorporates predictive, adaptive learning analytics to anticipate future behavior or estimate unknown outcomes on a low-cost, low-risk basis. Supported by its worldwide strategic partnerships, Gravity R&D is a prominent player of the next generation personalization engine landscape. 

    Meet our team

    • Domonkos Tikk, Ph.D.

      Chief Executive Officer

      He founded Gravity R&D with his fellow researchers in 2007 to exploit the experience learnt during the participation in the Netflix Prize. With his lead the company achieved its break-even point in 2014, and keeps the flexibility and openness of the start-up atmosphere and an spirit of innovative forward thinking in the company.

      He founded Gravity R&D with his fellow researchers in 2007 to exploit the experience learnt during the participation in the Netflix Prize. With his lead the company achieved its break-even point in 2014, and keeps the flexibility and openness of the start-up atmosphere and an spirit of innovative forward thinking in the company.

    • Bottyán Németh

      Marketing Director

      Bottyán has been working with Gravity from the very beginning – originally as a data miner and currently as leader of the product development and marketing at the company.

      He was a member of the data mining team Gravity which finished (tied) with the highest performance in the Netflix Prize which was the most reputable open competition for the best collaborative filtering algorithms.

      His main interest is large scale machine learning and he is constantly focusing on how to use machine learning and data mining techniques in real-life problems and how to productize these solutions.

      Bottyán has been working with Gravity from the very beginning – originally as a data miner and currently as leader of the product development and marketing at the company.

      He was a member of the data mining team Gravity which finished (tied) with the highest performance in the Netflix Prize which was the most reputable open competition for the best collaborative filtering algorithms.

      His main interest is large scale machine learning and he is constantly focusing on how to use machine learning and data mining techniques in real-life problems and how to productize these solutions.

    • István Pilászy, Ph.D.

      Head of Core Development

      Istvan is the leader of the core software development. He ensures that RECO is scalable, the source code is consistent, and bugs are caught before hitting the production environment.

      István has been a core member of Gravity since its inception. He received his Ph.D. in recommender systems summa cum laude from Budapest University of Technology and Economics, and his MSc degree also degree summa cum laude from the same university.

      Istvan is the leader of the core software development. He ensures that RECO is scalable, the source code is consistent, and bugs are caught before hitting the production environment.

      István has been a core member of Gravity since its inception. He received his Ph.D. in recommender systems summa cum laude from Budapest University of Technology and Economics, and his MSc degree also degree summa cum laude from the same university.

    • Benedek Varga

      Chief Financial Officer

      Benedek got his Diploma at the Budapest University of Economic Sciences and started his career at Deloitte&Touche. After working there for two years as an auditor, he moved to the FMCG sector as a controlling professional and spent four years at Tesco and two years at Heineken.

      In 2008 he became the Controlling Director of the biggest Hungarian Real Estate Group (Futureal Group) and worked there for four years. From 2011 he was a Supervisory Board member of the Group’s Venture Capital Found (Finext). In 2012 he started his own business as a controlling advisor for Hungarian SMEs (main partners: Hilltop Vinery – the biggest Hungarian wine exporter, Ubichem Group – one of the biggest R&D companies in the Hungarian chemical industry).

      Keeping his own business, he became the CFO of Gravity R&D in March 2014.

      Benedek got his Diploma at the Budapest University of Economic Sciences and started his career at Deloitte&Touche. After working there for two years as an auditor, he moved to the FMCG sector as a controlling professional and spent four years at Tesco and two years at Heineken.

      In 2008 he became the Controlling Director of the biggest Hungarian Real Estate Group (Futureal Group) and worked there for four years. From 2011 he was a Supervisory Board member of the Group’s Venture Capital Found (Finext). In 2012 he started his own business as a controlling advisor for Hungarian SMEs (main partners: Hilltop Vinery – the biggest Hungarian wine exporter, Ubichem Group – one of the biggest R&D companies in the Hungarian chemical industry).

      Keeping his own business, he became the CFO of Gravity R&D in March 2014.

    • Balázs Hidasi, Ph.D.

      Head of Data Mining and Research

      As the leader of the data science team, Balázs is responsible for research and data mining activities in Gravity. He coordinates the team and also conducts his own research in the field of machine learning and data mining. The research revolves around (1) developing advanced recommender algorithms to make Gravity’s recommender engine even better; and (2) exploring new fields and application areas for recommender systems. He also coordinates and consults data mining projects (e.g. customer data analysis, fine-tuning) within the company.

      Balázs received his MSc in computer science and engineering from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics with highest honors in 2011 and is working towards finishing his Ph.D.

      As the leader of the data science team, Balázs is responsible for research and data mining activities in Gravity. He coordinates the team and also conducts his own research in the field of machine learning and data mining. The research revolves around (1) developing advanced recommender algorithms to make Gravity’s recommender engine even better; and (2) exploring new fields and application areas for recommender systems. He also coordinates and consults data mining projects (e.g. customer data analysis, fine-tuning) within the company.

      Balázs received his MSc in computer science and engineering from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics with highest honors in 2011 and is working towards finishing his Ph.D.

    • György Dózsa

      Head of Integrations

      As a key member of the data mining team, György is mainly responsible for customer-specific data mining research and coordinating the technical integration of CERT. He has six years of experience in data mining and machine learning. Before joining Gravity he was working on various data and text mining projects as a researcher-developer.

      In Gravity he started as a data miner, but he also participated in many core development projects, and he also has a deep knowledge of the SaaS operation. He became the head of web integration team at Gravity in 2013. In this position, he is responsible for the integration process, client-specific developments, and fine-tuning of the recommendation performance.

      As a key member of the data mining team, György is mainly responsible for customer-specific data mining research and coordinating the technical integration of CERT. He has six years of experience in data mining and machine learning. Before joining Gravity he was working on various data and text mining projects as a researcher-developer.

      In Gravity he started as a data miner, but he also participated in many core development projects, and he also has a deep knowledge of the SaaS operation. He became the head of web integration team at Gravity in 2013. In this position, he is responsible for the integration process, client-specific developments, and fine-tuning of the recommendation performance.

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