Join us for a special edition of Thursday Nights in AI where we chat with three open-source leaders building in AI: Harrison Chase of LangChain, Brian S. Raymond of Unstructured.io, and Anton Troynikov of Chroma.
About Harrison: Harrison Chase is the co-founder and CEO of LangChain, a company formed around the open-source Python/Typescript packages that aim to make it easy to develop Language Model applications. Prior to starting LangChain, he led the ML team at Robust Intelligence (an MLOps company focused on testing and validation of machine learning models), led the entity linking team at Kensho (a fintech startup), and studied stats and CS at Harvard.
About Brian: Brian S. Raymond is the co-founder and CEO of Unstructured.io, a company building open-source libraries and APIs to build custom preprocessing pipelines for labeling, training, or production machine learning pipelines. He completed his MS in Political Science and Government at UC Davis and his MBA at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.
About Anton: Anton Troynikov co-founded Chroma, an open-source embedding database. Before Chroma, Anton was a robotics engineer, researcher, and founder of an edtech startup. Anton was born in the Soviet Union, did his Computer Engineering degree at the University of Melbourne in Australia, and completed an MS in robotics at the Technical University of Munich in Germany.
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