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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Engineer
    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
    Back-end Engineer
    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 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
    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
    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.
  • 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.
  • Jin Ahn
    Computational Linguist
    Jin is a Conversation Analyst and practitioner of the theories of Frame Semantics and Construction Grammar. After completing her undergraduate studies at Yonsei University in South Korea (BA) and at Dartmouth College in the United States (exchange student program), Jin studied and researched Germanic linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin (MA). In Texas, Jin completed her master’s thesis titled “A comparative analysis of semantic frames and constructions in the English and German translations of Le Petit Prince,” which falls into the fields of Frame Semantics, Construction Grammar, bilingual lexicography, lexical semantics, syntax, and corpus annotation. Prior to joining Mind AI, Jin has also completed a research internship in Germany, worked as an intern in charge of translation and editing at a multinational accounting firm in South Korea, taught undergraduate German courses and processed audio data for a research project in documentary linguistics in the United States.
  • 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
    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.
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