Automa Systems
Location: SkyDeck | Berkeley , 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Penthouse, Berkeley, California, United States, 94704, United States
Founded in: 2011
Stage: Revenue generating
Number of employees: 1-5
Funding history:
- Date: 11/2013, Accelerator/Incubator: undisclosed amount
Investment Firms: SkyDeck | Berkeley
- Date: 07/2012, Government grant: $103 k
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Automa Systems

Trucking automated.
California, United States United States
Company description

Automa uses big data and machine learning to enable a fully automated trucker-shipper marketplace. 





  • Mark Godwin
    Mark Godwin | Founder
    CEO of Automa Systems. He has a PhD from UC Berkeley and specializes in Machine Learning, Optimization and Controls.
  • Tyler Duni
    Tyler Duni | Founder
    I am Co-Founder and Director of Engineering at Automa Systems.
  • Ash Fontana
    Ash Fontana | Advisor
Business model

Automa connects shippers to truckers and receives a commission for each load.

Competitive advantage

We built a machine learning algorithm to fully automate dispatch and maximize vehicle ROI, i.e. reduce fuel, maintenance, labor and maximize utilization. The algorithm is built on Apache Storm and scales horizontally to optimize very large vehicle fleets.

Fleet optimization algorithms have traditionally had a 'compute then execute' paradigm. We change that paradigm by looking at fleet optimization as a time varying problem and continually updating the solution using real time streaming data such as real time traffic, weather, driver location and status, customer delays, and more.

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