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
    CTO
    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
    CPO
    Dave is Mind AI’s design lead focusing on user experience and interaction. As a graduate of Hongik University, recognized as the top institute by the Korean IT industry, he has built his career as an UX 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 UX specialist in AI technology and has been with Mind AI since its inception.
  • Danver Chandler
    Director of Community
    Danver was an educator focused on increasing student learning and achievement internationally and in the USA before she transitioned into tech, joining the team of a mobile animal wellness app and later media community. She now takes her knowledge of how humans grow and learn into the world of Artificial Intelligence. She is most passionate about her direct participation in helping to develop a benevolent AI for humanity as a member of the Mind AI team.
  • 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.
  • Mark Watson
    Chief Architect
    Mark has been programming in Common Lisp since 1982. He has written 20+ books (mostly on AI) and holds 50+ US patents. Mark's technical interests are practical applications of AI technology, knowledge representation, semantic web, and hybrid symbolic AI + deep learning systems. Mark lives with his wife in Sedona Arizona. Mark enjoys cooking, hiking, playing many instruments, and traveling.
  • 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.
  • Gabriel Bițună
    Lead Computational Linguist
    Gabriel is a polyglot, Arabist, academic researcher, professional translator, AI enthusiast, a computational linguist, business developer, and writer. He holds a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Bucharest. His previous researches encompass domains like morphology, syntax, phonetics, language death, dialectology, etymology, anthropology, sociology, and history of religions. He has participated in colloquia and conferences across Europe and the Middle East, and he has been involved in several projects organized by IOM, ICMPD, USAID, and NGOs for refugees.
  • Rachel Lee
    Senior Product Designer
    Rachel is a Product Designer with various project experiences. She specializes in UX and Visual Design. Her focus at Mind AI is on creating intuitive and seamless user experiences through design thinking. She holds a BFA in Visual Design and an MFA in Web Design and New Media. Outside of work, she likes to travel, explore the best coffee places in town and learn new things.
  • Ioana Mocanu
    Computational Linguist & Lead Ontologist
    Ioana is a passionate linguist who has worked as a translator, public service interpreter, and EFL teacher. She has a BA in Foreign Languages from the University of Bucharest and an MA in Arabic-English Translation from the University of Leeds. Her research focused on the fields of semantics, translation, and figurative language. During her MA, she discovered machine translation and language technologies, and shifted her interest towards natural language understanding and processing. Fascinated by language and meaning, Ioana joined Mind AI as an ontologist to contribute to the development of a new paradigm in artificial intelligence.
  • 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.
  • Alejandro Zamora
    Senior Lisp Engineer
    Alejandro is a Computer Science graduate with a special predilection for Lisp dialects, especially Common Lisp. He also has professional experience as a technical leader and developer using Python to create web applications, interfaces, and services. He likes to make periodical code contributions to open source projects and is a self-taught for all fields or technologies that he finds interesting. He joined Mind AI as a Lisp engineer excited about the idea of helping to create a new AI for the greater good.
  • Jade Jeong
    Backend & DevOps Engineer
    Jade majored in computer science and has development experience in fields such as mobile programming, Windows app programming, and web programming. He also received the Mobile Category Excellence Award at the Global Indie Game Development Contest held at G-STAR. Ultimately, web programming was what he did best, so he naturally became a backend engineer. Jade is also interested in network security and DevOps. Currently, as a backend engineer, he plans to grow along with Mind AI.
  • Christophe Geudens
    Scientist
    Christophe is a linguist, logic engineer, and AI enthusiast. Prior to joining Mind AI he mainly worked in academia, where he held positions at the universities of Leuven, London (SOAS), and St Andrews. Christophe's past work focused on issues in modal logic and knowledge representation. Passionate about explainable and ethically designed AI, he is dedicated to Mind AI's mission to build the next generation of artificially intelligent inference engines. Christophe holds an MA in Linguistics and a PhD in Logic, both from the University of Leuven.
  • 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
    Senior Computational Linguist
    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
    Growth Hacker
    Donghyun is a Growth Hacker who covers a variety of roles including strategic planning, chatbot implementation, quality assurance and pre-sales. 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.
  • Nutdanai Sornchai
    Thai Ontologist
    Nutdanai is an M.A. candidate in interpretation and translation, and has always held a passion in languages since he was a child. He worked as a translator since his graduation in Chemical Engineering. With this technical background, he is always curious about computers and artificial intelligence in language translation and processing. By utilizing his linguistics skills and background in action, Nutdanai now works at Mind AI as an ontologist to help turn his curiosity into reality.
  • 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.
  • Péter Radnai
    English Ontologist
    Péter has a BA in English and American Studies specializing in translation and linguistics. During his studies, he researched some exciting topics in morphology, word-formation and lexicology. Péter has many years of translation experience covering a wide range of areas from law to IT. Later, he became fascinated by the applications of artificial intelligence in translation and language processing. At Mind AI, Péter employs his skills and experience to create the building blocks of a pioneering natural language reasoning solution.
  • Trawatee Bootkaew
    Thai Linguistic Annotator
    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 Linguistic Annotator
    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 Linguistic Annotator
    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.
  • Minjung Kim
    AIOps Engineer
    Minjung has a bachelor’s degree in Korean language and literature. She studied natural language data analysis and working on a project to produce Intent datasets with interest in Korean’s semantics. She has experience as a data engineer performing deep learning for NLP, Vision project and joined Mind AI as an AIOps Engineer.
  • Gwanghoon Yoo
    Computational 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.
  • John Oliver Monghit
    English Ontologist
    Oliver has a diverse working experience as a Mandarin fulfillment associate, translator, and language teacher. He received his BA in linguistics from the University of the Philippines Diliman and his MA in Chinese language and literature from Hanyang University. He also completed intensive language programs at Dalian University of Technology and Chosen University. He was awarded prestigious, fully-funded scholarships such as the Chinese Government Scholarship and the Global Korea Scholarship. Oliver joined Mind AI as an ontologist to explore the intersection between language and technology and take part in the creation of practical linguistic solutions.
  • Leandro Soriano
    AIOps Engineer
    Leandro is a Computer Engineering graduate who used to be an Implementation Consultant and worked in various roles involving Business Analytics, Project Management, IT Consulting, and deployed a full-stack Communications Platform as a Service to enterprises globally. Leandro joined Mind AI to pursue his passion for learning and to help Mind AI reach its fullest potential.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Jovie Lynne Salvador
    Junior AIOps Engineer
    Jovie is a fresh graduate of Electronics Engineering Major in Data Science who worked on a “Philippine Railway Customer Service Chatbot Using Machine Learning” project during her internship. While in college, she received extensive military leadership training for 3 years. Jovie is trained on Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning using Python Programming.
  • 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.
  • Guti
    Lead QA
    Guti is a Lead QA at Mind AI. He has proven experiences as Quality Engineer in multiple SW systems including vehicle infotainment system and set-top box which is based on Linux and Android OS. He also had worked on various projects including phone mirroring app while he worked with leading corporations in Technology. He got his ISTQB certification and had led projects with testers from different countries. One of his focuses at Mind AI to establish an effective QA process and improve testing solutions based on his experience of years at different organizations.
  • Ratanon Jiamsundutsadee
    Computational Linguist
    Ratanon is 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.
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