OUR MISSION

Empower Students.

Stellic sprung out as a student-driven project because we saw the need for an empowering student-facing platform. We are focused on one goal: To help students get the best value out of their college journey and get them ready for the careers they aspire.

Our Story

Stellic (previously known as Metis) was founded by Carnegie Mellon undergraduates after getting frustrated by the clunky, complicated, isolated tools they were given to organize their academic journey. Under the mentorship of university academic advisors who were equally frustrated with the existing degree planning process and overwhelmed with their load, the team pursued their goal of building an integrated platform with intelligence and flexiblity. The project received appreciation from the campus community and won Research Awards – pushing the team to build a company providing student-centric tools to higher education.

The three founders, all Carnegie Mellon graduates, come from different backgrounds, speak seven languages, and bring in a diverse skill-set (more in team section). The team has just recently graduated from their college and deeply understands students behavior, their challenges and motivations. Stellic’ purpose is to use this understanding to craft impactful tools that maximize students’ chance of after-college success. And we’re doing this under the mentorship of some of the best, experienced advisors in this space.

The team

Computer Science

Carnegie Mellon '15

Sabih Bin Wasi

founder, ceo

Computer Science

Carnegie Mellon '15

Rukhsar Neyaz

co-founder, COO

Information Systems

Carnegie Mellon '15

Jiyda Moussa

co-founder, CTO

Computer Science

Carnegie Mellon '16

Musab Popatia

scalability lead

Former VP of Sales

Blackboard

Shannon Meadows

SVP Sales

mentors and backers

Mark Stehlik

associate dean

Carnegie Mellon

Maher Hakim

managing director

qstp

Ravi Belani

Managing Director

Alchemist Accelerator

Thomas Black

AVP & university registrar

Johns Hopkins University

Jennifer Carolan

Founding Partner

Reach Capital

Ethan Prater

board member

the wharton school

Darwin Ling

Managing Partner

Good AI Capital

Jonathan Betz

Engineering Manager

Google

Michael Donohue

Engineering Director

Whatsapp

Paco Guzman

Research Scientist

Facebook

Sriram Gollapalli

Global Director

Agilent CrossLab Group

Danny Chee

Angel Investor

Syed Hassan

Systems Engineer

Carnegie Mellon

institutional investors

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locations

PARC, Palo Alto

3333 Coyote Hill Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94043

Home to world-changing innovations (like the GUI and ethernet), PARC (Palo Alto Research Centre) is a historic workspace. It’s inspiring to be in the heart of Silicon Valley, amongst the upcoming innovators.

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