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Current Incubator

  • Ali Farhadi, Mohammad Rastegari, Dmitry Belenko, Joseph Redmon, and Carlo del Mundo started XNOR.ai. XNOR.ai's technology lets you run deep learning models efficiently, directly on your phone, IoT device, or an embedded CPU, without relying on datacenters or network connectivity. You can read more about XNOR.ai in this TechCrunch article.

Incubator Alumni

  • Xuchen Yao runs KITT.AI. He is an expert in language and speech technologies, with a focus on statistical question answering, parsing with semantic grammars, for both cloud-ready and embedded devices. He received his PhD from the Johns Hopkins University (USA), Masters' from University of Groningen (the Netherlands) and Saarland University (Germany), and a Bachelor's degree from Nanjing University (China). Xuchen Yao has academic and industrial experience at ICT/USC, City University of Hong Kong, ISI/USC, Vulcan, Motorola, Nokia Research, and Google Research.

  • Aria Haghighi is tinkering with new ideas for smart and beautiful AI-centered products. He is an expert in natural language processing and machine learning. Prior to AI2, he was a senior manager in Apple working on search and discovery and prior to that he was the CTO and co-founder of Prismatic, a smart social newsreader. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from UC Berkeley and a BS in Math from Stanford.

  • Raphael Hoffman is the co-founder of Lattice. He's focused on making it easier to convert natural language expressed as text into a high-quality knowledge base. This will have multiple potential applications, such as automatic question-answering, social trend detection and intelligent agents that can interact naturally with humans.