Core Team
  • Paul Lee, M.D
    Founder & CEO
    Paul is a clinician, scientist, and an entrepreneur. As a graduate of University of Oxford with a degree in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, he received an M.D. from The School of Medicine at Catholic University of Korea. Paul is also a graduate of Futuremed at Singularity University 2013 and Exponential Medicine 2014. Paul also cofounded JNP LAB in Seoul that acts as a development hub for global exponential technologies.
  • Joshua Hong
    Cofounder & CSO
    Josh is a serial, internet-media, and blockchain entrepreneur and a venture capitalist. He worked at Accenture as technology and corporate strategy consultant. He won the Orange County Business Journal’s Excellence in Entrepreneurship and 40 under 40 Award in 2010. He also founded and chaired YPO Singularity University Seminar, which was awarded one of the highest rated educational programs in YPO, Young President’s Organization. He has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and an M.B.A. from University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
  • John Doe
    Chief Scientist
    John has been researching and developing artificial intelligence software for over 10 years. At Carnegie Mellon University, he began learning languages such as Scheme, Lisp, and C. Afterwards, John began researching and developing artificial intelligence technology. John’s mission has been to pioneer the development of the world’s first true artificial intelligence.
  • Reeyan Lee
    Reeyan became proficient in diverse disciplines, including consumer facing software, banking backbones, RFID, and healthcare. Reeyan has held senior positions at GE Healthcare as a lead architect and as a lead iOS developer. Reeyan now works to develop a new artificial intelligence paradigm, to change the world.
  • Dave Lee
    Dave is Mind AI’s CPO focusing on human being and technology. As a graduate of Hongik University, recognized as the top institute by the Asia IT industry, he has built his career as an UX and product expert by leading projects in business networking services, healthcare and social commerce. Thinking constantly about providing convenience to the world and making their lives smoother, he has taken a step further as a product specialist in AI technology and has been with Mind AI since its inception. His dream is to create the Iron Man's Jarvis.
  • Isaac Bang
    Project Lead
    Isaac is a technologist who led the design and development of two telehealth mobile apps, Curely and Kuddly. In addition, he’s helped build, manage, grow, and monetize a network of over 80 social media communities that reach hundreds of millions of viewers every month. He’s worked as a tech consultant for a top global insurance firm, and has worked on expert witnessing cases for a professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management creating demand forecast models. He’s studied economics and statistics at UCLA.
  • Ron Kamnuanthip
    Regional Managing Director, Mind AI SEA
    Ron is a business leader with digital business transformation, and management experiences from FMCG, Media & Entertainment industries with multi-national companies, ie. Unilever, Nippon Lever (Japan), Pepsico, Promotional Partners Worldwide, and Universal Music. Ron graduated in Computer Engineering from Chulalongkorn University, with MBA from Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration (exchange study at Kellogg Management School, Northwestern University), and IGLP (Institute of Global Law and Policy) certificate from Harvard Kennedy School. Ron has a strong passion to bring technologies to help people improve their well-beings, discover new way of workings, and capitalize on new business opportunities to the fullest.
  • Erwin Feliciano
    Director at Mind AI Philippines
    Erwin spent the majority of his career in customer service, from when it started to be a booming industry in the Philippines back in 2000. Working both as a provider in multinational BPOs to being a client in the largest telco,/ he has keen eyes on contracts, program implementation and management, and continuous improvement. A licensed Electronics and Communications Engineer from the Mapúa University, Erwin is into giving back to the local community through technology.
  • Jingtao Xu
    Principal Lisp Engineer
    Jingtao hails from HangZhou, a beautiful, scenic city in southeast China. The beginning of his long career in computer software, he learned how to use the computer by reading and writing low level assembly language, the language of the machine itself. Then he worked in digital security companies for a time. In recent years Jingtao learned and began programming using several Lisp dialects, and was interested in compiler parsing and in what was known as literate programming. Other than the screen, he likes to walk, meditate, and read books in his spare time, expanding his horizons.
  • Nazira Kaibalina
    NLP Engineer
    Nazira is a computer science graduate interested in Natural Language Processing (NLP). She received her M.E. in Computer Engineering from Kyung Hee University, South Korea. Her research focused on various NLP problems such as low-resource morphological analysis, text summarization, and question answering and resulted in several publications. Nazira received her B.S. in Computer Science from Nazarbayev University, one of the top universities in Kazakhstan that provides students with an education based on the American model. Outside work, Nazira enjoys outdoor sports, playing guitar, and learning new languages.
  • Adisai Na-Thalang
    AI Scientist
    Adisai has been working as a linguist for almost 12 years. Since childhood, he has been fascinated by the diversity of languages and feels amazed when hearing people speak new languages. After graduation majoring in Spanish language and literature, he started his career as a linguist in a machine translation company and made his interest shift towards NLP and artificial intelligence. Then he decided to pursue M.Sc. in Information Technology and was offered a position of linguist for speech recognition and speech synthesis upon completion of the degree. Later on, he moved to participate in several NLP projects, e.g., word segmentation, part-of-speech tagging, syntactic parsing, named entity recognition, etc. He also has hands-on experience in implementing chatbot and voice bot. Adisai joined Mind AI as a computational linguist to tackle natural language, a crucial part of artificial intelligence.
  • Sam Agarwal
    Lisp Intern
    Sam is a Discrete Mathematics undergraduate at the University of Warwick with a passion for artificial intelligence and functional programming, with a particular preference for Lisp. During his degree, he took the opportunity to take courses on both AI and philosophy of language which led him to become interested in wanting to develop an intelligence system to understand language. Sam is now an intern at Mind AI, where he looks to further his passion for AI and linguistics by helping Mind AI develop the future of the field.
  • Donghyun Hwang
    Head of Business Development
    Donghyun is the Head of Business Development who covers a variety of roles including investor relations, strategic planning, pre-sales, sales, and implementing growth opportunities within Mind AI. As a graduate of University College London with a degree in Arts and Science, he had the opportunity to study a wide spectrum of interdisciplinary modules between liberal arts and science. Donghyun has prior experience at top global firms in fields such as Investment Banking and Strategy Consulting.
  • Thana Anans
    Thai Ontologist
    Thana graduated with BA and MA in linguistics from Thailand. Areas of her interest are acoustic phonetics, psycholinguistics, and computational linguistics. Her six years of experience as a research assistant working with linguistic, engineering, and the medical team made her become more fascinated with language and technology. Now, Thana has a bigger challenge as a Thai Ontologist at Mind AI educating AI to talk with the world. She's always a good learner and doesn't stop learning.
  • Joon Jeon
    Korean Ontologist
    Joon is a Korean Ontologist with multiple backgrounds. He worked as a hotel manager in Japan, a cook in America, a data engineer in Korea, a translator, an interpreter, and an English teacher. He has a BA in Hospitality Management from the University of New Hampshire and is currently pursuing an MA in Korean education at Korea University. His future research will focus on analyzing Korean for deep learning AIs. Always curious about teaching Korean beyond humankind, Joon joined Mind AI as a Korean Ontologist to expand the possibilities of Korean AI.
  • Arocha Mahattawong
    Lead Thai AIOps
    Arocha graduated a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Thailand and a master’s degree from the University of Kent in Business Analytics. Arocha used to be a Business/Business Intelligence Analyst and Data Scientist before joining Mind AI. She had opportunities to join many projects within numerous top firms in Thailand such as in the Telecommunication and Banking fields. To be a part of the Mind AI team, Arocha will use all of her skills and knowledge in tech and business to grow together with the company. Lastly, Arocha has the passion to deliver an effective product and fulfill the customer’s needs to the highest points of customer satisfaction.
  • Anchalika Kraiboriruk
    Lead Thai AIOps
    Anchalika is a Lead Thai AIOps at Mind AI. She has worked in various roles, including business strategy, data analysis, and project management. She got B.E. in computer engineering from Kasetsart University, Thailand. After graduating, she joined the leadership project in CP Group, a big company in Thailand. And from this program, she got the experience to work with many types of people. Anchalika enjoys trying new things to expand her mind and find new passions. At Mind AI, she hopes that she will be a part of the team to develop innovations helping people have a better life.
  • Trawatee Bootkaew
    Thai Annotation Analyst
    Trawatee has been working as a linguist for several years. She received a BA majoring in Spanish language and literature from Chulalongkorn University, one of the top universities in Thailand. She has been interested in languages since she was a child. After some years in the tourism industry, she began her career as a linguist in a multinational technology company. She participated in implementing NLP projects for voice bots (e.g. in speech recognition, text-to-speech synthesis, syntactic parsing, named entity recognition, NLU, NLG, etc.). While working as a full-time linguist, she also worked as a part-time translator. Trawatee joins Mind AI as a linguistic annotator to develop NLP algorithms for AI to communicate with the world. Apart from work, Trawatee enjoys nature traveling, listening to music, and learning foreign languages.
  • Piyawan Kwansong
    Thai Annotation Analyst
    Piyawan has a passion for languages and artificial intelligence. She graduated her studies in Thai language and literature and also studied the Korean language. She has been working as a linguist for many years and has experience in NLP focusing on word segmentation, morphology, syntax, and dependency relations. Piyawan joined Mind AI as a Thai Linguistic Annotator to contribute to the development of Thai NLP.
  • Sirinya Chaiophat
    Thai Annotation Analyst
    Sirinya has been working as a linguist after graduating in linguistics from Thailand. She has experience in several projects on natural language processing and understanding, e.g., in word segmentation, POS tagging, syntactic parsing, entity annotations as well as system quality development, improvement, and evaluation. With her linguistic background and expertise of over 6 years, she joined Mind AI as a Thai Linguistic Annotator to contribute to the development of NLP in artificial intelligence.
  • Natapon Pantuwong
    Senior NLP Engineer
    Natapon has a strong background in human-computer interaction, pattern recognition, machine learning, and parallel computing. He graduated from KMITL with a B.Eng. (first-class honors) and an MS degree, and the University of Tokyo with a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and information systems. He began his career and worked for 11 years as an assistant professor at KMITL's Faculty of Information Technology. After leaving academia, he worked as a consultant for machine learning and natural language processing organizations in a number of countries, with an emphasis on Thai datasets.
  • Gwanghoon Yoo
    Chief Linguist
    GwangHoon is a Computational Linguist who worked as a Linguistic Project Manager to develop an AI chatbot for a conglomerate. He has an M.A. in Computational Linguistics (Linguistics and Cognitive Science) from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, and has enthusiastically researched NLP topics such as sentiment analysis and chatbot development. He has cemented the crucial qualities of a Computational Linguist by writing academic papers and attending international and national conferences for research presentations. He joined Mind AI to develop Transparent and Ethical AI.
  • Methinee Aungsuwattanakul
    Thai Ontologist
    Methinee graduated with BA and MA in Thai language. She has been a lecturer for 6 years teaching basic Thai subjects and teaching creativity and communication. Two years ago, she started working as a Thai linguist with a start-up company. She’s passionate about  helping artificial intelligence understand the Thai language. Now, she challenges herself once again to the role of Thai Ontologist at Mind AI. She believes that everyone has their own story, and she hopes that she will inspire her juniors and students to create their stories as well.
  • Nicky Chatsarun
    Executive Assistant at Mind AI Southeast Asia
    Chatsarun is an Executive Assistant at Mind AI Southeast Asia. She has extensive experiences from entertainment, publishing, and healthcare industries. Chatsarun received her bachelor’s degree in Business Arts (Japanese) from Assumption University of Thailand. She has been working in marketing communications, public relations, events, and business development for several years. She also worked as Head of e-commerce at CHAME’, one of the fastest-growing dietary supplement brands in Thailand. She loves to learn new things and explore new experiences.
  • Ratanon Jiamsundutsadee
    Computational Linguist
    Ratanon is recent graduate of language technology, witRatanon is a recent graduate of language technology, with emphasis on linguistics (phonetics and phonology). They have worked as a research assistant for clinical linguistics projects, as well as for linguists and linguistics research units through academic support and administrative roles. Moreover, as a student of humanities, they also have experience with Thai/English translation, editing, and writing which embraces cultural diversity. At Mind AI, Ratanon employs their insights from various fields to take on the systematic chaos that is none other than language.
  • Yihan Zhou
    AI Scientist
    Yihan is a language researcher and NLP engineer. He will soon obtain a PhD degree from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where he conducted research on languages using mathematical models, computer programs, and psycholinguistic experiments. He has also received AI internship offers from two Fortune 500 companies. Inspired by Mind AI's vision, he joins the company with the commitment to go beyond deep learning and build a reasonable and transparent AI system. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, playing football, and participating in outdoor activities.
  • Vishal Shah
    Senior Frontend Engineer
    I have completed my BE and ME from Gujarat University of Ahmedabad, India. I'm mainly focusing on the JavaScript ecosystem that includes React, Angular, Vue, Node, Express and React Native. In my free time, I spend some time with meditation & physical exercise, time with family and friends and sometimes, enjoy cooking for my loved ones.
  • SeungAh Lee
    Korean Annotation Analyst
    SeungAh started her career in Qatar Airways and afterward moved to Taiwan to teach Korean as a Second Language at King Sejong Institute of Taipei. There she discovered her passion and talent for teaching international students the Korean language. Now, SeungAh is working at Mind AI as a Korean Annotation Analyst. Also, as a researcher, she is passionate about learning natural language reasoning and analyzing the Korean Language. She aims to contribute to educating Mind AI with her best, hoping to help more people with this technology.
  • Claire
    Korean Ontologist
    Claire holds a Bachelor’s in French and English Language and Literature and a Master’s in Cultural Policies. As a polyglot, she has been intrigued by how humans communicate using different languages and make sense of the world around them. Her research focused on the public collaboration of Public Arts in Greater Paris. After gaining diverse professional experiences in research, sales, and education, she joined Mind AI as an ontologist to help educate the AI. Her recent fields of interest include NLP, data analytics, and data consulting.
  • Siriyakorn Lueangloed
    Thai Linguistic Annotation Analyst & Ontologist
    Siriyakorn earned a bachelor’s degree with second-class honors in linguistics from Thammasat University. She has a strong passion for languages and linguistics. Siriyakorn has experience as a research assistant. Drawing on her experience and a particular interest in pragmatics, she joined MIND AI as a Thai Ontologist to be a part of the driving gear to improve the understanding of Thai language for AI
  • Weerapat Supap
    Lead Frontend Engineer
    Weerapat is a Software Engineer, he has a B.E. in Computer Engineering from Thailand. He had work experience with big companies in Thailand with over 10 years in Frontend development, extensive experience in modern Frontend Frameworks, Analytics tools, Crafting responsive websites, he loves coding and enjoy working in cultural diversity environment.
  • Mark Thom
    Senior Lisp Engineer
    Mark is a Senior Lisp Engineer with a PhD in computer science and a passion for symbolic AI. As such, he works primarily on the reasoning engine at Mind AI in Common Lisp. In addition to his enthusiasm for the Lisp family of programming languages, Mark writes and maintains Scryer Prolog, a fresh implementation of ISO Prolog written in Rust. He enjoys beer, meditation, traveling, mathematics, and programming.
  • Kritsadha Phatcharoen
    Thai Ontologist
    Kritsadha is a Thai ontologist who is responsible for the technical field of ontology work because of his background in Natural Language Processing. He holds a bachelor's degree in Language Technology and Information from the Faculty of Arts at Chulalongkorn University. With his major, he has gained experience doing many successful projects per semester in either linguistics or information and has graduated with a senior project in the phonetics and phonology field. When faced with MIND AI's perspective of wanting to change the world for the better and with his attitude of being always ready to seek new experiences, eager to learn new things, loving challenges, and not wanting to stop improving himself, Kritsadha decided to start working with MIND AI as a Thai ontologist.
  • JaeHong Jacob Cha
    Lead AIOps Engineer
    Jacob is the Lead AIOps Engineer managing clients and projects in Korea and the Philippines. As part of the Business Development team, he does market studies in planning strategies for Mind AI. A graduate of Quantitative Sciences from Emory University, Jacob developed an innate liking on data analytics, which he believes is core in every decision-making.
  • HaEun Kim
    Korean Ontologist
    Ha-eun has degrees in English education and Korean language education on top of her Bachelor’s degree in English studies. She has a great interest in the language that connects people to the world. She joined Mind AI looking for various things to challenge based on linguistic knowledge. As a Korean Onotolgist, She feels great pleasure in learning new things and finding things that she can contribute to AI development.
  • EunKyung Ju
    Computational Linguist
    Eunkyung studied Korean-langauge-and-literature and philosophy in the undergraduate and has a master's degree in Korean syntax. Her biggest concern is the systematic isomorphism between the syntactic and semantic structures that appear cross-linguistically. Recently, she has been studying with interest in the meaning of clauses required by the nucleus of the predicate of sentences and how their forms correlate. She is trying to create an AI that understands natural languages based on research results on the correlation between language form and meaning as a computational linguist in Mind AI.
  • Steven Frank Collins
    Senior Lisp Engineer
    Steven is working as a Senior Lisp Engineer at Mind AI with over 10 years of experience with Lisp (mainly with the Lisp dialect Clojure) and 15 years of experience in agile and test-driven development. He holds a bachelor's degree in information- and communication technology and is especially interested in planning and problem-solving with intelligent agents as well as natural language processing.
  • HyeJu Park
    General Affairs
    After graduating from music school, HyeJu became interested in HR and General Affairs via her Job experience in Financial Enterprise. With her interest and experience, her goal is to improve her colleagues’ job efficiency and the growth of Mind AI. Her interest also expands to singing and visiting art fairs.
  • Yeseul Kim
    Senior Creative
    After graduating with a bachelor's degree in digital content in South Korea, Yeseul moved to the UK to pursue a career in design. She worked on infographics and data visualisation at a news magazine company and as an in-house animator at Lush HQ for five years. She learnt a lot about teamwork, storytelling, branding and marketing, as well as video work. With 8 years of experience abroad, she is expanding her career beyond design into full branding. Yeseul is interested in healthy life and environment and loves to tell jokes.
  • Hyerin Jeon
    AIOps Engineer
    Hyerin was introduced to data analytics and programming while studying sociology and economics as an undergraduate. She then became fascinated by programming as a way to create services that people actually want to use. Since joining Mind AI as an AI Ops engineer, she has been focusing on building CAIs that can have more natural conversations while incorporating services that clients need.
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