Hayden AI Hires Transformational Technology Leader Weilie Yi as VP of Data Science

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Hayden AI Technologies, Inc. (“Hayden AI”), a leading smart city solutions provider that enforces traffic laws using advanced computer vision and deep learning technologies through its autonomous traffic management platform, today announced the appointment of Weilie Yi, Ph.D., as Vice President of Data Science.

Weilie Yi

Yi joins Hayden AI with extensive expertise in geospatial analytics and over 10 years of experience driving innovative data strategies. He will lead the company’s team of data science experts to develop cutting-edge analytics tools to derive insights from the location-aware data captured by the company’s proprietary perception-based systems.

“Geospatial analytics forms an integral part of our AI-powered traffic enforcement solutions and we’re pleased to have Weilie take the lead,” said Chris Carson, Founder and CEO of Hayden AI. “His expert knowledge of geospatial data analytics and proven track record in leading data science teams will be crucial to advancing our smart enforcement solutions.”

Prior to joining Hayden AI, Yi served as an AI and Data Science consultant for early stage startups. He previously held senior positions at streaming analytics startup Antenna and location-based analytics startup Placed, which was acquired by Snap and Foursquare, where he led high-performing teams to implement and scale new data science services.

“I couldn’t be more excited to join Hayden AI,” said Yi. “The company is pioneering the next generation of traffic law enforcement solutions for future cities and I’m looking forward to collaborating with the company’s growing team of innovators.”

Yi began his career as a software engineer at Microsoft. He holds a PhD in Computer Science with an emphasis on human-object interaction from the University of Rochester.

About Hayden AI

Hayden AI is a global leader in artificial intelligence and geospatial analytics. Led by a team of experts in AI, computer vision, data science, transportation, and government technology, Hayden is building the future of real world problem solving for governments and businesses.

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