Co-Founder & CEO, Yva.ai
David Yang, Ph.D., Co-founder Yva.ai, Founder and Chairman ABBYY, member of Band of Angels, Silicon Valley based serial entrepreneur specializes in AI, founded 12 companies. Dr. Yang is a globally recognized thought leader, speaker and advisor in the areas of AI, Artificial Neural Networks, People Analytics, Smart 360, Organisation Network Analytics (ONA), HR metrics, talent measurement, workforce analytics, performance management and Organizational Change. He’s the Founder & Chairman of the Board of ABBYY - world leading developer of AI, Content Intelligence, Text Analytics with 1300+ employees in 14 offices in 11 countries. More than 50 million users and thousands of enterprise customers in 200 countries rely on ABBYY’s solutions including: PwC, McDonalds, Xerox, Toyota, Yum!Restaurants, Deloitte, PepsiCo, Volkswagen, UCSF. World leading RPA vendors, including UiPath, BluePrism, Robiquity among others rely on ABBYY’s AI technologies. Currently Dr. Yang is dedicated to Yva.ai, the company that develops an Ethical People Analytics, Continuous Engagement and Performance Management Platform which helps organizations save millions of dollars by detecting burnout and predicting resignations of key employees. Yva makes 360 scalable, accurate and real-time. Each employee receives personal dashboards and recommendations. The Smart ONA helps executives find informal leaders to lead cross-functional collaboration, agile transformation and customer-focused experience.