Alexander Kraynov — Head of AI Lab, Yandex
Head of the Machine Intelligence Laboratory, Yandex, in charge of Pilot Products and AI Technologies Sector.
Before that, for nine years, he headed the development of computer-enabled vision products and algorithms at Yandex.
Before Yandex, he worked at SPIRIT DSP and its subsidiary SeeStorm in the position of Product Director. He was engaged in the development of audio and video compression and transmission algorithms, speech recognition, video conferencing technologies, computer-enabled vision and 3D modelling.
He worked in Port.Ru, one of the Russian Internet pioneers, where he created a cataloguing system for Russia’s first online marketplace.
The first job was a temporary scientific team Supermatrix, where he was engaged in computer-aided design of the topology of superconducting matrices.
He graduated from MIREA (Russian Technological University).
Party to the development of a national strategy for AI development.
Member of the Executive Committee of the Moscow GO Federation.