We are a team of AI experts, startups founders, and social project leaders who are excited about deep tech and passionate about making long-lasting impacts to Southeast Asia and beyond

Thang Luong

Founder VietAI Staff Research Scientist at Google Brain

Dr. Thang Luong is currently a staff research scientist at Google Brain. He obtained his PhD in Computer Science from Stanford University in 2016. Dr. Luong is a well-known AI researcher with over 20K publication citations. He co-founded Project Meena, now known as Google's LaMDA chatbot, and VietAI, a non-profit organization that aims to build a community of world-class AI experts in Vietnam.

Thuc Vu

Founder VietAI Founder / CEO OhmniLab - Kambria

Thuc Vu holds a PhD in Computer Science from Stanford University. He is a serial entrepreneur and social entrepreneur. His ventures include co-founding Tappy, a hyperlocal social app that has been acquired by,. and Katango, a social app, acquired by Google. He is also a co-founder of VietSeed, a nonprofit organization that helps underprivileged students in Vietnam obtain a college education. Thuc Vu is a prominent figure in the Vietnamese tech startup ecosystem and is often seen as the connector between Vietnamese and Silicon Valley players.

Vu Van

Founder / CEO ELSA Speak

Co-founder/CEO of ELSA, Corp. MBA & M.Ed @ Stanford; Hard-core operator & tireless entrepreneur. Passion in edtech and how we can use technology to change the education landscape, and make education accessible to all & at high quality.