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Ryan Tseng

Shield AI
Co-Founder & CEO

Ryan Tseng is the co-founder and CEO of Shield AI. In pursuit of the company mission – to protect service members and civilians with intelligent systems – Shield AI is building the world’s best AI Pilot, Hivemind, which has flown on fighter jets, our vertical takeoff and landing drone, VBAT, our quadcopter, Nova, and a range of other aircraft. Shield AI aspires to become a defining technology company of this generation, known for commitment to values and immense contributions to national security and global stability. Under Ryan’s leadership, Shield AI has grown to include over 600 teammates, raised just under a billion dollars, become one of two multi-billion-dollar defense technology companies founded in the last 20 years, and established itself as the leader in aviation autonomy. Prior to Shield AI, Ryan was the founder, CEO, and CTO of a technology company, WiPower, that was acquired by Qualcomm. At both WiPower and Qualcomm, he helped pioneer wireless charging technology. He holds more than 20 patents and his technical works have been cited more than 2,000 times. He is a graduate of MIT and the University of Florida.

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Ryan Tseng

Shield AI
Co-Founder & CEO
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