Beau Cronin

Beau co-founded two startups based on probabilistic inference, the second of which was acquired by Salesforce in 2012. He now works as Head of Data at 21 Inc. He received his PhD in computational neuroscience from MIT in 2008.


Launching Pokémon GO

March 15, 2017

Phil Keslin, CTO of Niantic, explains how the engineering team prepared for—and just barely survived—the experience of launching Pokémon GO.

The dynamic forces shaping AI

July 6, 2016

It’s time to debate scenarios that will shift the balance of data, compute resources, algorithms, and talent.

Untapped opportunities in AI

June 4, 2014

Some of AI's viable approaches lie outside the organizational boundaries of Google and other large Internet companies.