Brian Brackeen is the CEO and founder of Lightship Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in startups using AI and other cutting-edge technologies to drive social impact. Prior to starting Lightship, Brian was the CEO of Kairos, a facial recognition startup that was named one of Fast Company's "Most Innovative Companies" in 2016. He has also served as a mentor to startups at 500 Startups, Techstars, and MIT's Media Lab. With a background in computer science and a passion for using technology for social good, Brian brings a unique perspective to the venture capital world. He is a sought-after speaker on the topics of AI and diversity in tech.
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