Demis Hassabis

Founder and CEO, Deepmind

Demis Hassabis is the founder and CEO of Deepmind, who are developing neuroscience-inspired general-purpose learning algorithms and were acquired by Google in 2014.

Prior to Deepmind, Demis completed his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge, was the founder and CEO of Elixir Studios, and completed a PhD in cognitive neuroscience from University College London. His research on memory and imagination was listed in the top 10 scientific breakthroughs of 2007.