Dr. Tuomas Sandholm

Angel Jordan Professor of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Co-Director, CMU AI

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Dr. Tuomas Sandholm is a renowned AI researcher and successful serial entrepreneur. He has developed and commercialized over 800 of the world's largest-scale combinatorial auctions, constituting $60 billion of sourcing and $6 billion in savings. His algorithms also run the UNOS kidney exchange, which includes 69% of the transplant centers in the US.

He has developed the leading techniques for game-theoretic reasoning in imperfect-information settings. Generated automatically with those application-independent techniques, his AI Libratus became the first and only AI to beat top humans at no-limit poker. He is Founder and CEO of Strategy Robot, Inc., which applies game-theoretic reasoning to military, security, intelligence, cybersecurity, and policy.