Search Science & Artificial Intelligence

Building innovative, data-driven search experiences.

Founded on Experience

Constructor was founded in 2015 by Eli Finkelshteyn and Dan McCormick to ease the pain of implementing compelling search experiences. Eli Finkelshteyn is an accomplished data engineer and entrepreneur with experience at Tumblr, Shutterstock, and Backplane. Dan McCormick, a skilled business leader and product architect, served as CTO of stock photo pioneer Shutterstock.

Eli and Dan’s experience taught them that a world-class search experience depends not only on a state-of-the-art search engine, but a behavioral tracking system, big data cluster, and set of machine learning algorithms. Their vision is to automate the rich complexity required for a modern search experience behind a simple, elegant SaaS solution.

Eli Finkelshteyn

Eli Finkelshteyn​

Chief Executive Officer

Eli Finkelshteyn

Dan McCormick

Chief Operating Officer

Our headquarters are based in San Francisco and our team works all over the world.

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Here are some things our team has to say about Constructor

“The thing that gets me excited to work in product at Constructor is the fact that it’s a true partnership between an incredibly talented team of developers and designers working hand-in-hand with sales, marketing and customer success. The degree of alignment and common purpose is exceptional and inspiring!”

Arthur Etchells

Head of Product

“What I enjoy the most about working at constructor are the amazing people and culture. The Constructor team is awesome and everyone is super nice and always willing to help. Although we are a remote first company, they make sure to be inclusive of everyone and make sure people aren’t left out.”

Jimmy Li

Integration Engineer

“Constructor trusted me to own a part of the product and build a team around it. It provided plenty of room for me to grow in the engineering management space while ensuring that I had the support I needed.”

Julio Olivera

Customer Tools Lead

“As I scroll through e-Commerce websites today, there are tons of items listed on there and it is impossible for me to go through even a fraction of it all. Often times, I am confused on what I should be looking at and sometimes can end up not purchasing anything. This is where Constructor’s mission to “Help users discover things they like” really resonated with me as I believe that it will not only help one find relevant products efficiently and cut out on time-consuming searches, but can also help one truly discover what they need, providing a better user experience.”

Manaswini Talagadadivi


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