Chris Nicholson

CEO and Co-founder of Skymind

Chris Nicholson is CEO and co-founder of Skymind, the company behind Deeplearning4j, which is the most popular open-source deep-learning framework for Java. Skymind builds AI solutions for enterprise. It’s Red Hat for deep learning. Previously, Chris led communications and recruiting for FutureAdvisor, a Sequoia-backed Y Combinator startup that was acquired by BlackRock in 2015 for $200 million. He also spent a decade as a journalist, reporting on tech and finance for The New York Times, Bloomberg News and Businessweek.