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.
  • Eric Kim
    Eric has a background in corporate finance, planning capital & operational budget, due diligence, and crypto asset management. He has administered treasury functions and cash management in private equity firms, and orchestrated complex due diligence review and audit on potential investments. Eric has previously worked in the online gaming, digital marketing, and in other IT firms as the controller and VP of Finance before joining Mind AI.
  • 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.
  • Dave Lee
    Lead Product Designer
    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.
  • Jay Kim
    Strategy Officer
    Jay is a modern explorer, scientist, creative director and a strategist. As a graduate of University of Massachusetts Amherst with a degree in Biochemistry and Economics, he had researched in Dana-Farber Harvard Medical School. He started out at Samsung Electronics under Global Marketing Department and later set up his own boutique agency, Seoulcialite Group, where he managed 10+ global clients and scaled the revenue to over $10M USD in the first year. Jay is also an avid climber and has been volunteering for the UN rescue team for almost a decade.
  • Gabriel Bițună
    Senior 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.
  • Eunhye Cho
    Lead Front-end
    Eunhye majored in computer science and since taking interests in programming, became an software engineer naturally. She has developed experiences in a variety of projects, including web, application and enterprise solutions. She is interested in technical research and development of interactions between users and products. Now she is a front-end engineer, working and supporting with engineers to growth of Mind AI.
  • Nico de Jager
    Lead Lisp Engineer
    Nico is a computer science and mathematics graduate with a passion for programming language design and a particular interest in the Lisp and APL family of languages. Nico has worked professionally as a software engineer, systems administrator and IT Manager for several clinical research and animal science organizations. Nico now works as a Lisp Engineer at Mind AI and where he looks forward to the challenges and excitement of the AI field.
  • Jonny Park
    Backend Developer
    Despite his major in business and English literature, Jonny taught computer science himself and experienced various projects as a backend engineer. He is heavily interested in site reliability engineering, network security and cloud computing and enjoys to collect articles about them. He also has always been thinking about the nature of language and intelligence since he was introduced to liberal arts in university. Trying to satisfy his curiosity, he came to have interests in natural language processing and now is thriving to implement true intelligence at Mind AI as a backend engineer.
  • Rachel Lee
    Product Designer
    Rachel is a UX Designer with various project experiences. She specializes in UX and product design. Her focus is on creating intuitive and seamless user experiences through design thinking. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Design and a 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.
  • Elio Mattia
    A programmer since the age of seven, Elio holds a Ph.D. degree in origins of life studies, exponential autocatalysis, and self-replicator chemistry and has been focusing his attention on the cyclic entailment structures inherent in the external world that humans effortlessly capture via natural language. Elio is fascinated by the challenge of teaching machines a modeling relation that begets artificial general intelligence and thinks Mind AI features a unique technology that can be developed to do social good and to autonomously carry out positive scientific research.
  • Ioana Mocanu
    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.
  • Sabina Kotsur
    Sabina is a professional translator, linguist, researcher, and an AI enthusiast. She graduated from the University of Salzburg with the master’s degree in Linguistics. She has written scholarly articles in the field of Applied Linguistics and participated in the research projects in Austria, Switzerland, and Ukraine. Her research interests focused on Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics, Sociology, Second Language Acquisition. She has also a passion for programming in Python: She has completed AI courses at the Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU) and has participated in NLP projects, one which was a fake news detection start-up. She believes that AI plays a crucial role in the modern technological advances and scientific breakthrough.
  • Francisca Park
    GA & Executive Assistant
    Francisca, who majored in fashion design, had been worked professionally as a curator and an arts manager at art museums. Her professional career gifted her opportunities to experience diverse cultures around the world, allowing her to think broadly about the various types of upcoming futures. She is also passionate about jazz and finding the perfect cup of coffee. With the future in mind, she is excited to harmoniously mend the current world and a future with MIND AI.
  • Jingtao Xu
    Senior 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
    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.
  • Alice Kim
    Alice is a front-end engineer who revels in the joy of new technology and cutting-edge trends. She majored in Food Nutrition and Digital Media at university. As an engineer, she is interested in clean interfaces and functional programming. As someone who has had experience in sales, she keeps in mind what the product users might want as she develops a page. Because she is a curious soul with a passion for her work, she usually doesn’t take information at face value, but tries to find the “why” beneath. Outside of her day job, she is involved with Google as a local guide, to show the uninitiated great new places. Also, she enjoys disco music, and the retro vibe.
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