HIVE Ventures 30 Under 30: Armenians In Tech

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David Buniatyan

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Born In: Yerevan, Armenia

Current Job: Co-founder and CEO, Activeloop (formerly Snark AI)


David was born and raised in Yerevan, Armenia. He majored in Computer Science at UCL. David was first featured by TechCrunch at the age of 18, thanks to his work on a personalized news recommendation service. At 20, he started his Ph.D. at Princeton University, landing the Gordon Wu Fellowship, the most prestigious award for graduate students in Engineering. His research involved reconstructing the connectome of the mouse brain under the supervision of Sebastian Seung.

Trying to solve hurdles he faced analyzing large datasets in the neuroscience lab, David became the founding CEO of Activeloop (formerly Snark AI), a Y-Combinator alum startup. Activeloop is on a mission to unify and abstract away infrastructure for streamlined and radically more efficient machine and deep learning.

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