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Adam Cheyer

Artificial Intelligence / Human Computer Interaction

About

Adam Cheyer is an inventor, entrepreneur, engineering executive, and a pioneer
in AI and computer human interfaces.

Adam has been a co-founder or founding member of four successful startups, including Siri (sold to Apple, where he led server-side engineering and AI for the Siri assistant), Change.org (the world's largest petition platform), Viv Labs (sold to Samsung, where as VP R&D, Adam led product engineering and developer relations for Samsung’s voice assistant), and Sentient (massively distributed machine learning, sold to Cognizant).

Previously, Adam was VP Engineering at Verticalnet (enterprise software) and Dejima (mobile software). Adam also spent more than a decade at SRI International, where his most recent role was as Chief Architect of CALO/PAL, the U.S. government's largest funded AI project.

In addition to his technology work, Adam is an award-winning magician. He has performed in stadiums for thousands, on TV for millions (including on the well-known “Penn and Teller Fool Us” show), entertained heads of state and presidents, and fooled some of the top pros in the business.

Adam has authored more than 60 publications and 38 patents and served on numerous advisory boards and committees . He graduated with highest honors from Brandeis University and received the “Outstanding Masters Student” award from UCLA’s School of Engineering.
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Publications

Adam has been author or co-author on 61 peer-reviewed publications in the areas of
artificial intelligence, human computer interfaces, distributed computing, machine learning, conversational assistants, collective intelligence, and more.

Patents

Adam has been author or co-author on 38 granted patents in the areas of
artificial intelligence, human computer interfaces, distributed computing, machine learning, conversational assistants, collective intelligence, and more.

Projects & Demos

This section highlights many of the systems and projects that Adam has worked on over the years. Click on a    to see details, related papers, video demonstrations, and more.

Magic

In addition to his technology work, Adam is an award-winning magician. He is a member of the prestigious Magic Castle in Los Angeles, the Academy of Magical Arts (AMA), and the International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM). He has performed on stage in front of thousands, on TV for millions (including on the well-known “Penn and Teller Fool Us” show), entertained heads of state and presidents, and fooled some of the top pros in the business.

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