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Startup Grind Hosts Brian Brackeen, CEO of Kairos
August 11, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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Brian Brackeen is the Founder of Kairos, a innovative facial recognition company that graduated the NewMe Accelerator’s 2nd class.
The Kairos API are helping companies everywhere to change the way they interact with their employees, patients, and customers. Kairos makes face recognition and emotion analysis easy for developers and marketers. What if you could pay for a coffee with your smile? What if one glance was enough to skip the line at JFK? What if your smartphone knew when you were lonely or frustrated? That’s what Kairos is helping their customers achieve. In his role as CEO Brian has managed explosive growth at the firm, raising over 5 million dollars in venture capital and hiring some of the best talent in the world. Kairos recently acquired IMRSV (formerly CaraCV), making Kairos the only facial biometrics company in the world offering both facial recognition and emotion analysis tools for developers.
Prior to Kairos, Brian cut his technological teeth at Apple in Cupertino California. As a Sr. Project Manager / Architect he designed solutions that managed Apple’s workforce across the globe including Apple’s interests in Hong Kong, Rome, London, Toronto, San Francisco, New York, etc. Before Apple, Brian held Senior positions at IBM, Comcast, the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, General Motors, PetSmart, Scottrade, and others. His specialty is helping companies to create a positive culture, utilize technology to manage your workforce effectively, and helping companies large and small navigate robust growth and international expansion.