Our Team

Nikola Doubková

Nikola Doubková works in PromethistAI as a psychologist. She is doing her Ph.D. in Psychology at Charles University and also works as a first stage researcher in the National Institute of Mental Health, Czech Republic.

She is interested in intraindividual variability, otherness, and personality disorders. She is currently undergoing specialized training in Person-centered psychotherapy


Jan Šedivý has three decades of experience in the IT industry.

He has led numerous global research and development projects and is the holder of 19 US patents. He began as a researcher and research manager at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center (1992-2008), later moving to Google as a Technical Lead Manager (2008-2010).
He subsequently returned to CTU-CIIRC, where he leads the NLP group - which has won one of the top three prizes in the Amazon Alexa contest no less than three times.

vít jakimiv
chief designer

Vít Jakimiv studied philosophy, ancient Greek, and Latin at the Charles University in Prague. Between 2012 and 2020, he taught German, French, and Czech. From 2016 to 2020, he was a language advisor in the Czech TV News.

Since 2019, he has worked as a conversational UX designer in PromethistAI. 

As a dynamic start-up with global ambitions, we believe that:

  • our AI can make the world more human

  • the concept of virtual personas will become a new industrial standard

  • the ability of human-like communication can release the new potential of IT

To reach the finish line we take advantage of effective interdisciplinary cooperation:

  • years of experience in NLP research in the lead global companies

  • high performing software engineering

  • linguists, psychologists, and conversational UX experts

Every day, our people set off beyond the limits of current technology — our passion for inventions pushes both us and our users ceaselessly forward.