STX Next acquires Ermlab to enhance AI and machine learning capabilities – PCR
STX Next has acquired Ermlab, a specialist in AI and machine learning software development. The agreement will enhance STX Next’s existing AI and ML capabilities, expand the company’s experience in natural language processing (NLP), and further strengthen its status as a software development powerhouse.
The acquisition of Ermlab is the first in the history of STX Next and its first “acquisition”, with CEO Maciej Dziergwa citing the experience of the Ermlab leadership team as integral factors in the decision. Former Ermlab Software CEO Krzysztof Sopyla will be the Head of Data Engineering and Machine Learning, while former CTO Przemysław Górecki will be the Head of Services at the new office in Olsztyn, Poland. . This will become the eighth STX Next office.
Maciej Dziergwa, CEO of STX Next, said: “Ermlab is a company we have been paying close attention to for the last two years; The team has built a set of capabilities that we consider very valuable to STX Next, driven by the inspiring leadership of Krzysztof and Przemysław. From the outset, we focused on transparency and finding a win-win agreement between us, and then from a few very stimulating conversations, the owners of Ermlab decided to join forces with us.
“It was very important for us to find a business that fit both the culture and the competition, and that’s exactly what we found at Ermlab. The acquisition will be instrumental in helping us grow, which includes plans to open a new office in Rzeszów and expand our operations to a new continent, Mexico. We aim to continue to strengthen our broad portfolio of services so that we can grow from our current 500 employees to over 2,000 in the coming years.
“I am delighted to have been able to conclude this agreement and I am delighted that Krzysztof, Przemysław and his team are joining the STX Next family.”
Krzysztof Sopyla, CEO of Ermlab, said: “STX Next has grown significantly over the last decade, not only in terms of its number of people, but also in its customer base and capabilities. During our initial conversations. , we were very impressed with the energy, enthusiasm and intellectual vision of the STX Next team.
“When we spoke to Maciej, we were amazed at how well he understood where Ermlab was as a company and the ideas he had to help us grow more. After some analysis, it became clear to us that being part of a growing organization would be key to helping our people grow faster.
“Both companies share the same vision of where our industry is heading, which is why STX Next is the perfect home for Ermlab. We are very excited to join Maciej and his team to be part of STX Next and we look forward to the opportunities this will offer our customers and staff. “
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