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Ilya Sutskever

Ilya Sutskever

Dr Ilya Sutskever FRS


Elected: 2022





Ilya Sutskever is Co-founder and Chief Scientist of OpenAI, which aims to build artificial general intelligence that benefits all of humanity. He leads research at OpenAI and is one of the architects behind the GPT models.

Prior to OpenAI, Ilya was co-inventor of AlexNet and Sequence to Sequence Learning. He earned his Ph.D in Computer Science from the University of Toronto.

Professional positions

Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Open AI

Interest and expertise

Subject groups

  • Computer sciences
    • Artificial intelligence, machine learning, vision
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