Building Rosebud AI. Based in SF.
I'm the founder and CEO of Rosebud AI. We believe all image and video creation will be done via generative methods in 5 years. We're building that future. We are backed by Y Combinator with our seed led by Khosla Ventures with participation from Balaji Srinivasan (Former CTO Coinbase and A16Z GP), Ilya Sutskever (cofounder/chief scientist Open AI) and Kevin Lin (cofounder COO Twitch).
I'm also an advisor at Amplify Partners, a Silicon Valley Venture Capital firm focused on early stage startups applying Machine Learning to b2b and enterprise applications. I continue to invest 25K checks via Amplify's Explorer fund in fellow founders working on these areas. Before becoming a founder I was a principal at Amplify Partners and did data science at Pinterest's product data science team (2015) and in client algorithms at Stitch Fix (2016).
I wrote my PhD thesis at UC Berkeley on deep learning and probability, and was advised by David Aldous and Joan Bruna. I was formerly a mathematician working in graph limits with Balazs Szegedy. While at Berkeley I did statistical consulting, advising on methods and analysis for experimentation and interpretation.I also lectured summer courses in discrete mathematics, and was the head graduate instructor for probability and computer science theory. I was supported by the NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral (the Canadian NSF).