Co-Founder Siri & Viv Labs
San Francisco Bay Area
Vice President, Engineering
January 2002 to April 2003
Founding Member, Advisor
San Francisco, CA
BigSpeak Speakers Bureau
April 2010 to June 2012
Co-Founder, VP Engineering
March 2008 to April 2010
Program Director, AI Center
April 2003 to March 2008
Vice President Engineering, Enterprise Products
January 2001 to January 2002
Senior Director, Advanced Products and Strategy
November 1999 to January 2001
Co-Director, Computer Human Interaction Center
February 1999 to November 1999
Sr. Computer Scientist, Artificial Intelligence Center
July 1993 to November 1999
Sr. Software Engineer
September 1987 to August 1992
Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2)
Member of Scientific Advisory Board
Greater Seattle Area
Oakland, California, United States
Vice President, R&D
October 2016 to July 2020
Co-Founder & VP Engineering
September 2012 to July 2020
San Francisco Bay Area
Sentient Technologies (USA) LLC
July 2007 to March 2019
San Francisco Bay Area
What company does Adam Cheyer work for?
Adam Cheyer works for Dejima, Inc.
What is Adam Cheyer's role at Dejima, Inc.?
Adam Cheyer is Vice President, Engineering
What industry does Adam Cheyer work in?
Adam Cheyer works in the Computer Software industry.
💼 Past Experience
Some of Adam's notable work experience includes being a Vice President at Dejima, Inc. from 2002-2003 where he held the position of Engineering Director. In 2003 he also worked at Apple Inc. as a Co-Founder and VP of Engineering from April 2010-2006 where he was responsible for developing and engineering the app Siri.from 2008-2010 he worked as a Program Director at the AI Center at SRI International. From 2001-2002, he was the Senior Director of Advanced Products and Strategy at Verticalnet, Inc. He also worked at Otter.ai from 2007-2009 and Brilliant Labs from 2009-2011. Adam also has a background in software engineering and has expertise in computer human interaction, artificial intelligence, and software development.
Adam Cheyer's educational journey has spanned a variety of different paths. He attended Sharon High School for four years, before studying at UCLA. There, he received a Master's degree in Theater Studies in 1992.The following year, Adam moved to Brandeis University to pursue his undergraduate degree. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Theater Studies in 1984.Adam Cheyer's professional experiences reflect his diverse educational background. He has worked as an actor and stage director since he first entered the professional performing arts. Adam has been involved in a number of productions throughout Los Angeles and has appeared in several television and movie productions.Most recently, Adam has been working as an assistant stage director at The Actor's Studio in Los Angeles. This experience has given him a deep understanding of the theater industry and an intense interest in working with local theater companies.In his free time, Adam enjoys spending time with his wife, their two children, and his dog. He believes that his varied educational experiences and professional experiences have prepared him for both his professional and personal opportunities. Adam is confident that he has what it takes to be a successful actor and stage director.
💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills
Adam Cheyer has a diverse background in engineering, human interaction, software engineering, artificial intelligence, and magic. He started his career at Apple in 2002 as a Vice President, Engineering. In his shift from Engineering to VP Engineering, Adam led all aspects of Apple's development of Siri, a speech recognition system that is used by many people around the world. In March 2008, Adam was promoted to President of Siri, Inc. at the same time that Apple merged with Beats Electronics. Soon after, as President of Siri, Adam began working on the development of the mobileifications of iOS, which would include bundled apps and multiple voices speaking to each other. Adam also founded Viv Labs, a software development Chamber, in January 2012. In July 2020, Adam was promoted toPresident of Evolv Technologies in San Francisco Bay Area. At Viv, Adam helps create products that allow people to interact with technology in a new and exciting way. He is also a Senior Director, Advanced Products and Strategy at Verticalnet, Inc. from November 1999 to January 2001, and a Co-Director, Computer Human Interaction Center at SRI International from February 1999 to November 1999.
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