"Celant" is a portmanteau of
accelerate and elegant
Founded in 2015 by an experienced Wall Street attorney joining forces with a team of software developers, Celant Innovations develops and operates cloud-based and on-premises solutions relating to document drafting and analysis for legal, accounting and financial services industries. We focus on text manipulation and related technologies that make computer assisted legal drafting possible. Our goal is to create easy-to-use products that resonate with our customers.
Jason is the founder and CEO of Celant Innovations. Prior to Celant, Jason was a senior corporate associate attorney at a Wall Street law firm, where he represented investment banks and corporations in securities offerings and debt financing for 8 years.
Jason has been recognized on several occasions for his work as a lawyer in leveraged finance. He was the lead associate of the team that represented Bank of America Merrill Lynch in connection with the $16 billion exchange offer and consent solicitation by CIT Group Inc., which was named 2012 High Yield Deal of the Year - Americas by International Financial Law Review. He was also named as the Rising Star in the Securities & Corporate Finance practice in the New York Metropolitan Area by Super Lawyers (a Thomson Reuters company) in 2014 and 2015.
Having retooled his skill set in 2015 and 2016, Jason is primarily responsible for identifying problems that lawyers face and designing and prototyping software solutions using Python, Ruby and PHP, which the Celant team builds into enterprise-grade applications. Jason is licensed to practice law in New York, Massachusetts and Michigan.
Alexander is our chief back-end engineer. He has more than a decade of enterprise grade software development experience and he is responsible for designing and implementing Celant's production grade software. He specializes in Java and C#, and in particular, in the areas of text recognition and manipulation in various forms and formats.
Max is our MEAN stack (MongoDB, Express.js, Angular.js and Node.js) specialist responsible for developing and improving our state-of-the-art document assembly engine. Always on the cutting edge, Max has more than eight years of experience in implementing web based solutions using the latest available technology.
Alex V. is our visual designer and front-end developer. He is an expert in user interface design and user experience optimization, and implements his design choices with asthetic appeal in a variety of front-end technologies.