Toronto, ON - May 3, 2017 - Intellizence, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of C. Raymond Perrault as a Technical Advisor. "It's a great honor to have Ray Perrault, an eminent AI expert, as an Advisor. We look forward to closely working with him as we accelerate our development activities to build a world-class, AI-powered market intelligence service," said Sachi Komarasamy, Founder & CEO.
Ray Perrault is currently Senior Technical Advisor at SRI International. From 1988 to 2017, he led SRI's Artificial Intelligence Center, which creates new technology in the areas of natural language processing, machine learning, robotics, and many more AI technologies. He was a co-principal investigator of the CALO project, which is the predecessor for several AI technologies including Siri.
Before joining SRI in 1983, Perrault was a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto. He was a founding principal of the Center for the Study of Language and Information at Stanford University.
Perrault has been President of the Association for Computational Linguistics and of the International Joint Conferences in Artificial Intelligence. He was co-editor in chief of the journal Artificial Intelligence from 2001 – 2010. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Artificial Intelligence and the recipient of the IJCAI Donald E. Walker Distinguished Service Award for 2011.
He holds a B.Sc. with honors in Mathematics from McGill University and a Ph.D in computer and communication sciences from the University of Michigan.