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Our Team consists of internationally recognised entrepreneurs and researchers specialising in Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing.

Guillaume Bouchard

Guillaume Bouchard

CEO

Serial entrepreneur, angel investor and researcher in AI and Machine Learning. Exited Bloomsbury AI to Facebook in 2018 to lead its Trust and Safety research efforts in London.

CF5D367F-6B35-4518-BEF7-5025283A40ECLondon, UK

Jonathan Manfield

Jonathan Manfield

CTO

Engineering Lead from FinTech. Has Developed mission-critical systems for real-time risk management and payments. AI Executive Diploma cohort member at Saïd Business School, Oxford.

CF5D367F-6B35-4518-BEF7-5025283A40ECLondon, UK

Preslav Nakov

Preslav Nakov

Advisor, Head of Research

World-famous researcher in the field of AI against propaganda, PhD from Berkeley, author of influential programming books and academics papers.

CF5D367F-6B35-4518-BEF7-5025283A40ECDoha, Qatar

Isabelle Augenstein

Isabelle Augenstein

Deputy Head of Research

Associate professor at University of Copenhagen, leading a new research lab on Natural Language Processing for a safer internet.

CF5D367F-6B35-4518-BEF7-5025283A40ECCopenhagen, Denmark

Alex Nikolov

Alex Nikolov

Research Engineer

Research Engineer, experienced programmer and machine learning expert.

CF5D367F-6B35-4518-BEF7-5025283A40ECSofia, Bulgaria

Alexander Hadjikrystev

Alexander Hadjikrystev

Software Engineer

Full-Stack senior sotware engineering with strong experience in startups and managing machine learning platform at scale.

CF5D367F-6B35-4518-BEF7-5025283A40ECLondon, UK

Arnav Arora

Arnav Arora

Research Engineer

Research Engineer, likes to make equitable technology. Interested in applying NLP to sociological topics.

CF5D367F-6B35-4518-BEF7-5025283A40ECCopenhagen, Denmark

Dimitrina Zlatkova

Dimitrina Zlatkova

Research Engineer

Passionate researcher and engineer, using ML to solve real-world problems. International publications on automatic fact-checking claims about images.

CF5D367F-6B35-4518-BEF7-5025283A40ECSofia, Bulgaria

Jay Alammar

Jay Alammar

Research Scientist

Renowned machine learning educator (ex-Udacity). Helped thousands of researchers understand cutting-edge machine learning models. Led a career in scaling technology companies.

CF5D367F-6B35-4518-BEF7-5025283A40ECRiyadh, Saudi Arabia

Momchil Hardalov

Momchil Hardalov

Research Scientist

Research Scientist in Machine Learning with strong software engineering experience, expert in deep learning for natural language understanding.

CF5D367F-6B35-4518-BEF7-5025283A40ECSofia, Bulgaria

Sheikh Muhammad Sarwar

Sheikh Muhammad Sarwar

Data Science Intern

PhD candidate at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, developing novel retrieval and classification approaches under the constraint of zero labeled data in target domain with Prof. James Allan.

CF5D367F-6B35-4518-BEF7-5025283A40ECDhaka, Bangladesh

Vibha Nayak

Vibha Nayak

Market Researcher

Business analyst who graduated from Warwick University with a strong technical background, managing the marketing funnel.

CF5D367F-6B35-4518-BEF7-5025283A40ECJakarta, Indonesia

Yoan Dinkov

Yoan Dinkov

Research Engineer

Data engineer with solid background in software development. Finds interest in text and data analysis through the prism of social networks.

CF5D367F-6B35-4518-BEF7-5025283A40ECOslo, Norway

Advisors

Emmanuel Lesur

Emmanuel Lesur

Sales Advisor

Business leader, Chief Revenue Officer at Minit.io, previously Head of Sales North America, UK & Ireland.

CF5D367F-6B35-4518-BEF7-5025283A40ECLondon, UK

Kyle Dent

Kyle Dent

AI & Ethics Advisor

Head of AI at Palo-Alto Research Center (PARC), decades of experience as leader in the high-tech industry.

CF5D367F-6B35-4518-BEF7-5025283A40ECSan Fransisco, USA

Ameya Bhatawdekar

Ameya Bhatawdekar

Product Advisor

Machine Learning Scientist (Director) at Microsoft. Developed Internet scale AI systems at Microsoft and Facebook to protect people from abuse and harm.

CF5D367F-6B35-4518-BEF7-5025283A40ECSeattle, USA

Tim Gordon

Tim Gordon

Strategy Advisor

Previously Chief Executive of Liberal Democrats, partner at Bestpractice AI, trustee of Full-Fact, MBA from INSEAD.

CF5D367F-6B35-4518-BEF7-5025283A40ECLondon, UK

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