Team

Leadership

Tomáš Kavan, Managing Director

Tomáš started in Melown Technologies as a software developer, but today he is more concerned with organizational matters. He runs the company's Prague office, keeps its books and deals with hiring and recruiting. He also runs the company's IT operations, including development and production servers and the VTS content-distribution network. Additionally, Tomáš routinely represents Melown Technologies at trade fairs and conferences.

Technical Lead

Václav Blažek, Senior Software Engineer, Vadstena & VTS

Václav is a prolific engineer, experienced data architect and the most significant single contributor to Melowntech's codebase. He authored large parts of Vadstena 3D reality-capture system and took the credit of much of its performance and scalability. Václav also authored the streaming servers which form the backend of VTS 3D geospatial software stack.

Vadstena 3D Reality‑capture System

Jakub Červený, R & D Director, Vadstena

Jakub​ ​is a software engineer, a mathematician and a computational scientist.​ Jakub used to work for Bohemia Interactive Simulations. ​Now​ he​ divides​ ​ his​ ​ time between​ ​ Melown​ ​ Technologies,​ ​ where​ ​ he​ designs and​ develops​ ​Vadstena​ ​3D reality-capture system,​ ​ and​ ​ Lawrence​ ​ Livermore​ ​ National Laboratory.

Pavel Ševeček, Senior Software Engineer

Pavel is a C++ programmer working on Melowntech's Vadstena. He has a background in mathematics and state-of-the-art computer graphics.

Pavel Mach, Computer Vision Engineer

Pavel is a software engineer with experiences of computer vision industrial applications. He has a background in computer science and mathematics.

Matyáš Hollmann, Computer Vision Engineer

Matyáš is working on Vadstena 3D reality-capture system, and with his strong computer-science and math background, he bravely dives into Vadstena's texturing domain, changing it for the better.

Jan Zapletal, Computer Vision Engineer

Jan's background lies in the field of applied mathematics, high-performance computing, and the development of scientific codes. Within Melown Technologies, his responsibility is to push the Vadstena 3D reality-capture system further both with respect to its performance and capabilities offered to its users.

Operations

Ladislav Horký, Head of Operations

Ladislav is the person in charge of all 3D mapping projects carried out in Melown Technologies. As such, he is both an expert in the subtleties of Vadstena, Melowntech's 3D reality-capture system, and a power user of VTS geospatial software stack.

Michaela Patáková, GIS Specialist

Michaela took on many responsibilities regarding the day-to-day operation of Vadstena 3D reality-capture pipeline. Besides that, she is improving her python and bash skills and using her broad GIS knowledge when dealing with various data-support tasks.

Magdalena Steiner, QA & Data Management

GIS specialist by background, Magdalena handles QA of Melowntech's online products. She also manages the process of creating and maintaining training datasets for our AI-based systems, and provides manual input to Melown Photogrammetry such as GCPs.

Lukáš Ágh, Photogrammetric System Operator

Having GIS and GNSS background both in the field collecting the data and in the office processing it, Lukas now handles the daily operation of Vadstena and schedules processing, oversees the progress and evaluates results. Besides that, Lukas is certified UAV pilot ready to be deployed when necessary.

Michal Fogl, Photogrammetric System Operator

GIS and remote sensing specialist focused on laser scanning with experience in environmental sciences and urbanism by background. Michal is responsible for the day-to-day operation of Vadstena 3D reality-capture and maintains infrastructure.

Ondřej Nálevka, Photogrammetric System Operator

Ondrej is responsible for the operation of Vadstena processing, monitoring jobs and evaluating results. Apart from that, he administers and maintains some segments of company software and hardware infrastructure. He has a background in Remote sensing and GIS and experience with processing of the Earth observation spatial data in the cloud environment.

Machine Learning

Martina Bekrová, Machine Learning Specialist, Vadstena

Behind the pretty pictures, there is a real world. Every human can easily tell a house from a tree. Martina is delving deep into deep learning in order to pass these skills on to Vadstena 3D reality-capture system, to discover the meaning behind pixel values.

Vojtěch Ivičič, Machine Learning Specialist

Vojtěch has a strong machine learning background and is in charge of keeping semantic segmentation network up to or beyond the current state-of-art, and he also adds his bit to the vision of the fully semantic landscape.

Tadeáš Berkman, Machine Learning Specialist

Tadeáš is working on Vadstena 3D reality-capture system. With his strong coding skills, computer science and machine learning background, he will do a research on AI-based image superresolution, a prerequisite to further improve Vadstena's texturing.

Jan is a JavaScript developer of supporting tools for Vadstena and Machine Learning. He has broad experience with web development and mobile apps.

VTS Geospatial

Michael Košatka, VTS Geospatial Product Manager

Michael is responsible for VTS geospatial software stack, outlining the paths of its evolution, spreading its fame and supporting the user community. He has a background in cartography, GIS and Remote sensing.

David Levínský, Senior Software Engineer, VTS

Former game developer and author of the first major WebGL based raster image editors, David has long since pushed the envelope of web-based computer graphics. Within Melown Technologies, David is a crucial contributor to the vts-browser-js, the JavaScript client library forming part of VTS 3D Geospatial Software Stack.

Tomáš Malý, Computer Graphics Engineer, VTS & Unity

Tomáš's expertise lies in computer graphics. His responsibility is vts-browser-cpp, the C++ client library forming part of the VTS 3D Geospatial Software stack. The library is cross-platform, and cross-form-factor and its applications include the Unity plugin, currently available in the Unity asset store.

Back Office

Veronika Štumbauerová, Office Manager

Veronika is in charge of running the Prague office and takes care of the logistics of various agendas and supports the Melowntech team. She also takes care of Melowntech's HR agenda and organization of trade fairs and conferences.