Former Head of Laptop Imaginative and prescient for Robotics at Amazon will assist Id Verification supplier additional develop market-leading Machine Studying systemOnfido has been named to the CB Insights AI 100 Record of Most Progressive Synthetic Intelligence Startups6th February 2019, LONDON and SAN FRANCISCO: International id verification supplier Onfido immediately declares that it has employed Mohan Mahadevan as its VP of Analysis. The previous Head of Laptop Imaginative and prescient and Machine Studying for Robotic Purposes at Amazon will lend his in depth experience to Onfido’s 250-strong staff of technologists throughout San Francisco, New York, London, Lisbon, Delhi and Singapore and Paris.Onfido’s imaginative and prescient is to create a extra open world the place id is the important thing to entry. Its AI-based id verification software program types true IDs from false, after which compares them in opposition to the person’s facial biometrics. A worldwide chief in machine studying, Onfido was additionally immediately named one in all CB Insights AI 100 – an inventory of probably the most progressive synthetic intelligence startups globally.Mohan MahadevanAn professional in laptop imaginative and prescient, machine studying, AI and information and mannequin interpretability, Mohan beforehand led analysis efforts at Amazon and KLA-Tencor. He has over 15 patents in areas spanning optical architectures, algorithms, system design, automation, robotics and packaging applied sciences.Mohan will lead Onfido’s staff of specialist machine studying scientists and engineers, based mostly out of London. As the corporate continues its speedy international progress, Mohan’s focus shall be on constructing out the system round machine studying and persevering with to enhance its efficiency in manufacturing. Key to this shall be growing the extent of fraud detection and the granularity of outcomes. This may ship a extra holistic service in an effort to present Onfido’s 1500 international shoppers extra confidence of their choice making processes.“I’m captivated with fixing difficult issues whereas working with artistic, competent, adventurous and genuine individuals, in an open and enjoyable atmosphere. I used to be drawn to Onfido due to the distinctive methods by which it’s making use of its applied sciences in a posh and evolving house. I stay up for an thrilling interval of innovation and analysis, and creating a robust pipeline of merchandise and progress at Onfido.”Husayn Kassai, CEO at Onfido, mentioned: “Onfido’s hybrid AI and human strategy is what makes our providing so sturdy – we’re already recognised as a market chief in AI. As we increase into new international territories, our expertise is continuous to evolve, and so we’re thrilled to have Mohan on board to assist information our analysis applications. His in depth expertise from Amazon particularly shall be important as we construct in the direction of our imaginative and prescient of making an open world the place id is the important thing to entry.”About OnfidoOnfido verifies the world’s identities. We develop AI that types true IDs from false, after which compares them in opposition to the person’s facial biometrics. That’s how we assist companies onboard extra clients, extra securely. Our expertise brings extra customers onto your platform, driving down fraud danger at onboarding and past. Recognised as a worldwide chief in machine studying, we’re backed by Salesforce and Microsoft.As a staff of 250 technologists unfold throughout 6 international locations, we’ve raised $60m in funding. We energy verification for 1,500 clients together with, Bitstamp, Revolut and For additional press info or enquiries, please contact Paul Jarratt at [email protected]