Axon announces new SVP of Artificial Intelligence

Source: Axon

Axon today announced the addition of Yasser Ibrahim as Axon's SVP of Artificial Intelligence (AI), effective March 9, 2020. Ibrahim joins Axon's leadership team from Amazon, where he most recently served as head of distributed machine learning at Alexa AI. He led applied science and ML engineering teams developing state-of-the-art deep learning frameworks and distributed algorithms powering Alexa's large-scale ML experimentation and production platforms. He also led multidisciplinary engineering and science teams building computer vision systems and computational imaging algorithms for Amazon Go, the world's first "Just Walk Out" store and technology platform. At Microsoft, he led computer vision system teams to deliver technologies such as Pixelsense, and previously developed flight control and autopilot systems for flight simulators at CAE Inc., in Montreal.

At Axon, Yasser Ibrahim will lead Axon's AI team, based in Axon's global software hub in Seattle, and will report to Axon Chief Product Officer and Executive Vice President of Software Jeff Kunins.