Our chairman and president, Richard Braun earned a Master of Public Policy at Georgetown. He has done master studies in International Political Economics and a BA in Economics at USC. He has been a National Economic Research Associates researcher, a U.S. Senate Fellow, and is an experienced investor.
Our chief technology officer, Ari Smith is a visiting professor of AI at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea. He studied math and computer science at MIT and took 1st place in NASA’s National Science Olympiad. A gold medalist at the GeekPark International AI competition in Shanghai in 2017, Ari has since won multiple patents for algorithmic optimization of logistics. In business development, his accomplishments include co-founding AlertWire, which sold to a Microsoft subsidiary.
Our chief operating officer, Dennis Lee did postdoctoral work at Harvard University researching AI of GIS. He has a PhD from UCLA and serves as Professor of AI and Data Science at Yonsei University. Fluent in 10 languages, Dennis has spent over 25 years building and managing technology startups, including co-founding, and acting as CEO of AlertWire.