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HPC-AI Technology, Inc. is a global company offering a software platform that significantly accelerates deep learning training and inference. Our mission is to increase AI productivity. Therefor we help our clients utilize supercomputers and cloud platforms for large neural networks at a much lower cost. We develop the popular open source project Colossal-AI, which forms the core of our platform. Our team's expertise is based on years of academic achievements as well as experience gained from working at tech giants.

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Under 30 Asia Alum Launches AI Startup With Funding From Kai-Fu Lee’s  Sinovation Ventures And ZhenFund



Meet the team

Prof. Yang You

Prof. Yang You

Founder & Chairman

Yang is a Presidential Young Professor at National University of Singapore where he teaches neural networks and deep learning. He received his PhD in Computer Science from UC Berkeley. Yang made it onto the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list (2021) for young leaders and received the IEEE-CS Early Career Researcher Award for Excellence in HPC.

Prof. James Demmel

Prof. James Demmel

Chief Strategy Officer

James is a Distinguished Professor at UC Berkeley. He is the former chair of the Computer Science Division and EECS Department of UC Berkeley. His work on high performance computing has been recognized by many honors and awards, including the member of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, American Academy of Arts and Sciencess; Fellow of the AAAS, ACM, AMS, IEEE and SIAM.

Dr. Jiarui Fang

Dr. Jiarui Fang

Chief Technology Officer

Jiarui has a PhD from Tsinghua University where his research focused on High-Performance Computing. He was a Senior Software Engineer at WeChat AI, Tencent. Jiarui initialized and authored open source software, e.g. TurboTransformers, a fast runtime for transformer inference on CPU and GPU, and PatrickStar, a parallel training framework for large language models.


Marcel Weiland

Director of Sales

Marcel is a seasoned sales leader and has spent his career building high velocity revenue engines for technology companies in finance, education, and healthcare.  Most recently Marcel served as Director of Sales at Curative, a healthcare company that has delivered over 32 million COVID-19 tests to patients across the US.

Sandro Groganz

Sandro Groganz

Director of Marketing

Sandro has a 17+ years track record in marketing as a consultant or (interim) manager with a focus on open-source products and projects for Microsoft Azure, Oracle, Day (acquired by Adobe), SonarSource, Inktank (acquired by Red Hat), Magnolia CMS,, GNOME Foundation, OTRS Group, etc. He also co-founded the first global open-source marcoms agency.