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Rob Smith

San Francisco Bay Area
Rob Smith is a Canadian who has been involved in technology in one way or another for over 15 years. He graduated as a Mathematician from the American University of Beirut. From the age of 15 he has been a prolific entrepreneur and inventor. He currently holds 4 US Patents regarding big data and artificial intelligence, and has founded and sold three technology firms in the past 10 years. His work in technology & entrepreneurship has earned him the 2013 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the British Council. He has given a number of speeches and lectured at a number of events throughout the world. As a young VFX supervisor, photographer and film-maker he was able to travel the world. It is that international experience that has helped him develop ideas on a global scale. Rob is currently the CEO of Pecabu, a well funded big-tech AI company, based in Silicon Valley.