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MAXIMIZING ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE

“In God we trust, all others must bring data.”  – W. Edwards Deming

WHO WE ARE

Focusing on AI and advanced technologies to empower individuals.

Everyday, we’re applying our core expertise in AI and machine vision to help people improve their athletic performance or physical well-being through data.

Our technology empowers individuals to be fully aware of their movement across multiple contexts.

What We Do

We help clients build next-generation AI software or provide direct licensing to our core technologies to make their products & services awesome. Supporting us is a global network of corporate and academic partners who share our belief to improve human performance through cutting-edge technologies.

Our Mission

Democratize advanced technologies and empower anyone, anywhere, to move with intelligence.

MEET OUR TEAM

Shaping the future of human performance.

CEO, Founder

Winston Yang

CTO

Phokgoan Chioh

Head of Growth

Jesse Hollander

Chief of Staff

Krithika Subramanian

Lead Product Designer

Jeronimo De Leon

Engineer

Pooja Nagaraj

Engineer

Vinoj John Hosan

Engineer

Likhith Sai Bayireddi

CEO, Founder

Winston Yang

At Ideas Lab, Winston drives the development of key technologies in Ideas Lab’s portfolio. Winston started his passion in computing after asking for an Apple II+ computer as a birthday gift from his mother.  In high school, he was invited to teach Advanced Placement classes, while developing a heuristic AI, self-learning, game playing algorithm that won second place in the NYS science competition.  His desire in AI and cognitive intelligence continued into university where he taught both undergraduate and graduate level courses in numerical computing, algorithms and systems architecture.  He has over 25 years of applied software engineering experience starting his career at Goldman Sachs before continuing into positions at Deloitte and Deutsche Bank. Winston graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from Columbia University.

CTO

Phokgoan Chioh

Phokgoan grew up during the golden age of computer games. As a child, Phokgoan started digging into computer software and systems as he had to constantly crack into his father’s password-proofed computer in order to play MS-DOS games. Phokgoan studied electrical engineering in NTU and USC, specialized in signal processing. Phokgoan has over 15 years of applied software engineering experience, and has worked in various software related fields such as multimedia, computer vision, machine learning, AI and IoT at Information Sciences Institute and ThroughTek.

Head of Growth

Jesse Hollander

Jesse co-founded Ideas Lab with a background in private equity, investment banking and entrepreneurship. At Ideas Lab, Jesse works on all aspects of the venture development, identification of commercial pathways for in-house technologies, and driving Ideas Lab’s corporate and academic partner network. Jesse began his career in M&A advisory and continued developing his skillset in investment and corporate development. Prior to Ideas Lab, Jesse founded or co-founded two other companies—the first an M&A advisory practice in Ethiopia and a connected kitchenware focused on the senior tech market. Jesse received his M.B.A. from Hult International Business School with a focus on entrepreneurship and international finance and his B.A. in psychology from Boston University.

Chief of Staff

Krithika Subramanian

Krithika Subramanian is part of the visionary team of Ideas lab . With an engineering degree in  Electrical & Electronics from the University of Madras, she began her career in computer programming with Polaris Software Labs and later into TATA Consultancy Services and has over 15 years of experience in software development, leading and managing service deliveries to clients, production support and managing client relationships with a renown European Investment bank. A Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified and a CSM from Scrum Alliance, her prime interest areas include consulting, people and project management besides being into fitness and spirituality.

Lead Product Designer

Jeronimo De Leon

Jeronimo De Leon has been in tech since the early 2000s with experience in UX, design, development,and product management. He has experience with working for large corporations such as Time Inc and News Corp, startups, and digital creative agencies and has worked on digital projects that have won international awards. Since 2014 he worked on digital marketing projects for IBM focusing on their IBM Watson, Data Science, Cloud and Developer products. He is passionate about AI and founded Welcome.AI, an AI company market directory.

Engineer

Pooja Nagaraj

Pooja has over 7 years of IT experience, largely in the Supply Chain Domain. Previously Pooja had worked as a Technical Consultant at a Leading Supply chain product company providing best in class solutions in Allocation and Enterprise Planning tools. Additional experiences include application design and development in Telecom domain and technical solution Implementation for a renowned Governance, Risk and Compliance product. Pooja studied Electronics and Communication Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University in India and is additionally well versed with Oracle SQL/PLSQL, Unix Shell Scripting and  Windows Batch Scripting.

Engineer

Vinoj John Hosan

Vinoj John Hosan works on designing deep learning networks in computer vision from data collection, augmentation, network design, loss function definition, output generation, training, validation, testing to real time implementation. Vinoj typically leverages tensorflow, keras, and torch though his main expertise is in C++, OpenCV, Matlab, Octave as well as android vis-à-vis video processing, live streaming, audio processing, Android Java and Google API. He has additional experience working in Linux and Java JNI.

Engineer

Likhith Sai Bayireddi

Likhith Bayireddi is a solutions developer with five years of experience in designing and developing a wide range of software applications. Likhith has studied electronics and communication engineering at KLU, India and, in addition to his time with Ideas Lab, works in a leading technology outsourcing company as an IT Analyst. Likhith has providing software development for investment banks, such as creating and building the architecture for developing solutions. At Ideas Lab, Likhith brings his passion for AI/ML and he is involved in the development of various applications within Ideas Lab.

OUR ADVISORS

Building a network of corporate and academic partners.

Director General, Science & Technology Policy Research and Information Center, National Applied Research Labs

Dr. Yuh-Jzer Joung

President, Hego US

Kevin Prince

Director of Football Analytics, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Tyler Oberly

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, National Chengchi University

Dr. Pei-Hsuan Hsieh

Director General, Science & Technology Policy Research and Information Center, National Applied Research Labs

Dr. Yuh-Jzer Joung

Dr. Joung currently serves as Director General at STPI, which aims to support the government’s technology policy-making. Dr. Joung is a full professor in the Department of Information Management, College of Management at  National Taiwan University where he teaches entrepreneurship and innovation courses in the university’s Executive MBA programs, while also serving as the Associate Dean of the college. His research areas includes distributed computing, peer-to-peer systems and Internet applications. Dr. Joung has published over 70 academic papers in the area.

President, Hego US

Kevin Prince

Kevin has been president of Hego, a developer and provider of services for ad replacement, augmented reality, Sports Data Solutions, telestration and sophisticated Touch Screen operations and more for Broadcast Production and Sports markets, since 2011. In addition, he previously ran MLB’s Emerging Technologies division where he was responsible for identifying and working with startup and emerging technologies which supported the MLB. During his time working with companies such as Quantel, Alpha Image, Discreet Logic, Digital GraphiX/Pinnacle Systems, Chyron, he has created products such as Fire and Smoke editing systems and developed large distributed editing systems for CNN and others and created complete award-winning graphics work-flow solutions.

Director of Football Analytics, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Tyler Oberly

Tyler Oberly is formerly the Director of Football Analytics for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He has also worked as an Analytics Developer for The Sideline View, a Houston-based football information website. Outside of The Sideline View, Tyler has also consulted for both NFL and NCAA FBS teams, providing special research assistance on several projects, including read-option analysis and creating turnovers. He has also provided statistical reporting services to Select Sports Group (SSG) clients in the NFL. His background originated in electrical engineering, where he studied at the University of Toledo. For over five years, he has provided analytical consulting services to numerous industries outside of football including: petroleum, steel, national defense, automotive, electrical generation, and many others.

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, National Chengchi University

Dr. Pei-Hsuan Hsieh

Dr. Hsieh is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at National Chengchi University. Previously, between 2007 and 2019, she was a  professor at National Cheng Kung University. Dr. Hsieh’s specific expertise is in adaptive learning, C++, educational technology, instructional design, and mobile applications with a PhD focused in instructional systems from Penn State University