About Advoqt

As a pioneer in Intelligent Automation, Advoqt is focused on driving true business value through Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Robotic Process Automation.

Advoqt is dedicated to the idea that a company’s strength comes from its values and its commitment to people, both in the company and in the community.

Our Values

Diversity

It’s what sets us apart: diversity of ideas, diversity of backgrounds, diversity of beliefs. It is the thread that unifies our business goals and social impact initiatives.

Passion

Passion is our driving force that helps us be the best in everything we do.

Humility

Our customers come first. It’s because of you that we can provide for our families; you make it possible for us to invest in social change. Because of that, you can always count on us to be your unyielding advocates.

Grit

Grit is courage, it’s perseverance, it’s resilience – it is what allows us to keep moving forward regardless of whatever challenge is thrown our way because our life experiences have molded us so that we know no other path.

Advoqt combines the best in emerging and established technologies with a team that is leading the cognitive computing industry with solutions to real-world problems.

Leadership Team

Reinier Moquete

Founder & CEO
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Reinier is a tech industry veteran with two decades of experience helping enterprises maximize the value and ROI of IT. With the support of many mentors, he built Advoqt from the ground up with an eye on the intersection of business, technology, and philanthropy.

In addition, Reinier is Founder of Diversity IT Network, a leadership development program for multicultural IT professionals, and Founder of CyberWarrior Academy, a Cybersecurity bootcamp and workforce development program. Reinier is also Co-Founder and Board President of Latino STEM Alliance, a 503(c)3 certified non-profit that inspires youth to pursue careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). LSA teaches kids to build robots across urban neighborhoods in Massachusetts. A passionate advocate for social justice, Reinier is engaged in several other civic activities including the Latino Legacy Fund at The Boston Foundation.

Dmitri Artamonov

CTO
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Dmitri brings over a decade of consulting and software engineering experience. At Advoqt, Dmitri focuses on building cloud-based Machine Learning systems for enterprise clients and leveraging the latest cloud-based technologies. He is a Machine Learning expert with advanced certifications in Amazon Web Services, the Microsoft Azure ML tool suite, and open source frameworks such as sklearn and Facebook Prophet.

Carol Roby

Executive Director: CWA & DITN
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Carol Roby is a senior business executive who has built a stellar reputation and career as a connector, communicator, idea generator and strategy executor. Over 20 years, she has partnered with executives in a broad range of top global firms to capture and grow market share, elevate the customer experience, and rapidly build top performing businesses by focusing on enhancing “people performance” across various disciplines.

Mark Almeida

VP Sales & Marketing
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As a seasoned sales and marketing executive, Mark has extensive telecommunications and software experience. Most recently, Mark was VP of Carrier & Partner Sales at ProntoForms, a SaaS-based mobile forms and analytics company that helped enterprises automate data collection and workflows. As a VP of Network Sourcing at AT&T, Mark led a global pursuit team that developed custom, managed service offerings for some of AT&T’s largest customers. Also at AT&T, Mark was a Sales Center VP where his team consistently exceeded quota in mobility sales to Fortune 500 companies in the Northeast. Presently, Mark is an Adjunct Instructor at Suffolk University’s Sawyer Business School where he teaches classes focused on career development and entrepreneurial leadership. At Advoqt, Mark is leading sales, increasing brand awareness and scaling the organization to meet customer demand. Mark is also implementing a partner engagement strategy which allow its customers to benefit from best-in-class solutions with industry leading partners.

Mark Parent

CFO
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Mark has over 25 years of Finance and Operations experience. His career has been focused on the high technology and software industry.

Prior to Advoqt, Mark was the COO and VP of Finance for Kubotek USA, a software company that delivers computer aided design software and other engineering solutions. His motto is “Delivering business optimization with a path forward”.

Steve MacLellan

Strategic Advisor
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Steve is a thirty-year veteran of the Boston financial industry. He is the founder and CEO of Blue Sky Management & Research, a Cambridge based company, and has worked for numerous major financial companies including Fidelity, Bank of America, Charles T. Main, and John Hancock.

Steve is an industry expert on cyber security and using security technologies for competitive advantage, especially at Internet scale.

Steve helped start the Advanced Cyber Security Center in partnership with Mass Insight Global Partnerships and was a judge in the Mass Challenge competition.

Linda N. Stewart

Strategic Advisor
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With a Wharton education and KPMG experience that grounds her in the numbers, Linda knows what it takes to deliver top and bottom line results with a focus on customer and employee satisfaction in service businesses. She has been recognized as a positive, results and metrics driven leader and has been instrumental in driving innovation in product, processes and profits.