At Personal.ai, we are deeply passionate about building responsible technology that moves the world forward.
By connecting people with their own personal AI, and enabling connection with others, we are unlocking a new way for people to collaborate, exchange ideas, and deepen their relationships with the people and world around them.
With Personal AI messaging, we can for the first time expand the constraints of communication beyond the 24-hour day, making it possible for anyone to scale themselves and their time, without limits.
We are a collective of entrepreneurs, technologists, creatives, and scientists who are passionate about building ethical, equitable, and unbiased AI that improves human lives. We believe in the power of Personal AI to enable continuous connection while prioritizing trust, transparency, and individual ownership.
Two-time venture-backed entrepreneur, AI expert, and accessibility champion awarded Forbes 40 Under 40 and Smithsonian’s Top Innovator to Watch awards, Suman Kanuganti, pronouns he/him, is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Personal.ai.
A creative entrepreneur who loves robots, technology, and humans, Suman is most known for founding Aira, where he scaled AI and AR technology to assist the blind and low-vision community. Today, as the CEO of Personal AI, Suman is focused on empowering every individual to own their intelligence and be their own thought leader with an AI extension of their memory.
Standout woman technical leader in AI and Natural Language Processing, with over a decade of experience building innovations for both large and startup companies.
Sharon Zhang, pronouns she/her, is the Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Personal.ai. Deeply passionate about humans and the technologies that evolve alongside us, Sharon has spent the past decade building AI and Natural Language Processing products that impact the lives of patients, employees, and everyday people.
She has experience leading dev teams at large tech companies like, Nuance Communications, Kaiser Permanente and LinkedIn, as well as at startups Glint, eScription, Linguamatics, and Parametros Capital. She is also a graduate of MIT where she double majored in Biology and Electrical and Computer Science Engineering with double minors in Economics and Biomedical Engineering.
Kristie Kaiser, pronouns she/her, is the Co-Founder and Head of UX at Personal.ai. She studied graphic design at San Diego State University and has been part of 4 early-stage tech startups in biotech, hospitality, and consumer technology.
As the lead designer at Aira, she created the product’s UX and company brand called a “Godsend” by the New York Times.
Named Forbes 30 under 30 in 2022 for consumer technology, Kristie’s work puts people at ease with a natural, fluid, and inclusive user experience. Her patience, empathy, and maturity are irreplaceable characteristics.