By: Jeffrey Wu and Elaine Hou
Taipei, March 16 (CNA) A Taiwanese researcher and entrepreneur credited with founding one of the most innovative companies in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been named among 121 young global leaders selected by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in 2016.
Yu Chih-Han (游直翰), chief executive officer and co-founder of the start-up Appier, was the only Taiwanese on this year’s list, which was released Wednesday. His company is a technology enterprise that helps clients develop strategies and commercial policies by using artificial intelligence in a cross screen era.
The 121 men and women selected as young global leaders are “scientists, government leaders, future business leaders, social activists and artists, aged under 40, who are shaking up policy, society and the world around them,” the WEF said. [FULL STORY]