Astro Teller

Astro Teller

Entrepreneur, author and scientist Dr. Astro Teller is the Director of New Projects for Google. Born in Cambridge, England, Dr. Teller holds a Bachelor of computer science and a Master of Science in symbolic computation from Stanford University, as well as a PhD in artificial intelligence from Carnegie Mellon University.

After teaching at Stanford, Dr. Teller became a business executive and has successfully created and grown 5 companies. He is co-founder and a current Director of Cerebellum Capital, Inc, a hedge fund management firm whose investments are continuously designed, executed, and improved by a software system based on techniques from statistical machine learning. Dr. Teller is also co-founder and a current Director of BodyMedia, Inc, a leading wearable body monitoring company.

Dr. Teller also wrote a work of fiction, entitled Exegesis. He regularly gives talks for national and international technology, government, and business forums on the subject of the future of intelligent technology.


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