Dominic Monn

I work as a Machine Learning Engineer at Doist, aiming to making people more productive in a healthy way through Todoist and Twist.

I am also a creator. I am running MentorCruise, a mentorship platform for people in Tech with over 8,000 members.

You can follow along on Twitter or join my new Substack, where I talk more about building a bootstrapped marketplace.

Machine Learning

I have been working professionally in Machine Learning since 2017, when I joined NVIDIA as an intern. I had the luck to work together with extremely bright minds, create some mind-blowing research and build out my expertise on the job.

These days, I work at Doist, the remote-first company behind Todoist and Twist. I love cutting through AI-hype nonsense, and use ML in a way that is actually useful, Doist allows me to do exactly that.


I love to create things, and put them out in the world. I left my first footprint on the online world when I built a scrappy little social network on the CLI in 2016, and got it funded with $1,500 through Kickstarter.

At some point, I created a little site called I saw people struggling for guidance in their careers and decided it was time for something better. MentorCruise was born in a period of about 4-5 months, building it in my childhood bedroom or on the commute.

V1 of MC's landing page

While not the easiest thing to start out with, it has opened some big doors for me since then, and has allowed me to meet a lot of different exciting people all around the world.


I don't enjoy writing long-form content as much as I'd like. Being in the world of "content marketing", writing feels like a chore.

You might have more luck on my Substack, if you are looking for regular content. Nevertheless, here are some of my written pieces: