Hey. We’re Laika.

Our team is building the only solution that combines every 
compliance function seamlessly.

Our Founders

Sam Li, Austin Ogilvie, and Eva Pittas set out to create a beautiful, intuitive compliance solution espousing collaboration, automation, integrated tooling, and user education as core design principles. And that’s just what we’re doing.
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Sam LI

Sam is co-founder and co-CEO of Laika, focusing on the company’s product and engineering initiatives. Before Laika, Sam was an EIR at Bain Capital Ventures after running Zinc Platform, a YC-backed insurtech startup as co-founder and CTO.
Sam is an avid traveler and takes cooking very seriously. He studied CS at the University of Virginia and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Austin Ogilvie's portrait

Austin Ogilvie

Austin is co-founder and co-CEO of Laika, overseeing the company’s growth and product engines. Before Laika, Austin was CEO of Yhat, a data science company acquired by Alteryx (NYSE: AYX) in 2017. At Alteryx, Austin oversaw machine learning products.
Austin enjoys whitewater kayaking and bluegrass music. Austin is a graduate of the University of Virginia.

Eva PITTAS's portrait


Eva is co-founder and COO of Laika, leading customer experience and internal operations at the company. Before Laika, Eva founded BRCG, a boutique consulting firm after a 20+ career at Citigroup where she was a Managing Director leading IT control, compliance, and vendor management.

Eva enjoys playing tennis, traveling, and spending time with her large extended family. She is a graduate of NYU’s Stern School of Business and has a passion for supporting women’s professional growth initiatives.


We’re a small and mighty team that’s quickly growing. Laika is headquartered in New York,
with offices in Costa Rica, and teammates spread across the globe.

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