Michael is an entrepreneur, engineer, and lifetime student. At the KC AI Lab, Michael is a teacher of humans and machines. As the Chief Education Officer, Michael co-leads the education and training program in AI subjects ranging from the foundational statistics to state of the art Deep Learning techniques. Michael also leads the research and development of the Machine Learning team at Mycroft AI, a startup building an open source voice assistant. His work at Mycroft AI focuses on technologies that involves speech recognition, speech synthesis, natural language processing, data acquisition, and the overall ML software infrastructure.