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Alex Poon

COO & Founder, x.ai

New York City

Alex is the COO and Founder of x.ai, an artificial intelligence powered personal assistant. Alex was VP of Engineering at Outbrain after it acquired the company he co-founded, Visual Revenue. Visual Revenue was the maker of a predictive analytics decision support system for the newsroom, enabling editors to decide what content to promote where. Earlier in his career, as an engineer at Lockheed Martin, he built software for unmanned aerial vehicle and radio/wireless signal processing. Alex received his MBA from Columbia Business School. He also holds a MS and BS degree in Electrical Engineering. Zerg is his preferred race at Starcraft II.

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