Dr. Catherine Havasi

Visiting Scientist
MIT Media Lab

Dr. Catherine Havasi is Chief Strategy Officer and co-founder of Luminoso, an AI-based natural language understanding company in Cambridge, MA and a visiting scientist at the MIT Media Lab where she works on computational creativity. Previous to Luminoso, she directed the Digital Intuition group at MIT’s Media Lab working on word embeddings, transfer learning, and language understanding. In the late 90s, she co-founded the Common Sense Computing Initiative, or ConceptNet, the first crowd-sourced project for artificial intelligence. ConceptNet has played a role in thousands of AI projects and will be turning 20 next year.

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