OwnVantage is a Real Estate Analytics Company founded by MIT and Harvard grads.
We use the power of Big Data and Machine Learning to help property owners save money.

Meet the Team

Olivier Manuel


Olivier Manuel developed and launched Samsung’s US Smart TV business, growing it from an idea to a multi-billion dollar category. He was a member of the management team at Self Trade, a pan-European online brokerage platform, and wrote the business plan for Poweo, a French electricity retailer. Olivier previously was an Operating Partner at ER Accelerator. He has a BA with honors from Harvard College, and an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School.

Dean Christakos


Dean Christakos is a computer scientist focusing on data science. He has a Ph.D. from the MIT Media Lab and a Master's from Carnegie Mellon. He previously worked at NIST and The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab applying big data analytics to cybersecurity, and building early-stage technology for the defense department, where he held a TS/SCI security clearance. He has also built and deployed analytics tools for Goldman Sachs and Millennium Partners.