Brianna Zajicek

Brianna Zajicek

Brianna ZajicekSenior Associate BuilderA serial entrepreneur with five exits to her name as both a founder and intrapreneur, Brianna works with AI Fund’s building team to create new companies. Coming to AI Fund from Amazon, where she led product development in its...
Katherine Baird

Katherine Baird

Katherine BairdAssociate BuilderAs an Associate on AI Fund’s building team, Katherine specializes in validating business ideas and collaborating with our Founders-in-Residences to stand up new companies.  Trained in neuroscience, Katherine is passionate about the...
Yuri Douglas

Yuri Douglas

Yuri DouglasControllerAs Controller, Yuri Douglas oversees the accounting and finance functions, as well as investor relations, regulatory compliance, and payroll. Additionally, he supports early stage portfolio companies with their finance and operations-related...
Ross Saario

Ross Saario

Ross SaarioVenture PartnerAn accomplished founder, Ross Saario has started up and grown eight companies in technology, services, hospitality, and retail, in the US, Europe, and Latin America. Most recently, he founded and led business travel hospitality-tech company...
Awni Hannun

Awni Hannun

Awni HannunTechnical AdvisorA renowned scientist and researcher with experience across some of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech companies, Awni joins AI Fund as a technical advisor where his focus is helping new startups develop their technology. “One of the reasons I...
Scott R. Baillie

Scott R. Baillie

Scott R. BaillieSenior Executive RecruiterAs a senior executive recruiter, Scott plays a crucial role in helping entrepreneurs build their companies, recruiting for founders-in-residence, co-founders, and other core roles.  A specialist in early stage company team...
Warren Packard

Warren Packard

Warren PackardVenture PartnerA seasoned entrepreneur and venture capitalist with more than 20 exits under his belt, Warren brings a deep well of experience to AI Fund as a venture partner where his specialty is helping build early stage startups.  “Founders are a...
Nicolas Känzig

Nicolas Känzig

Nicolas KänzigMachine Learning EngineerA skilled machine learning engineer and data scientist, Nicolas brings years of experience working with startups to bear in his role advising portfolio companies. He helps them research and develop their ML tech and evaluate what...
Nikki Angco

Nikki Angco

Nikki AngcoSr. Executive AssistantAs senior executive assistant, Nikki supports Andrew Ng with day-to-day administration. She describes it as “My main focus is to build value for the Fund by maximizing Andrew’s productivity and making him as efficient as possible.”...
Estephania Renteria

Estephania Renteria

Estephania RenteriaTalent Acquisition ManagerAs Talent Acquisition Manager, Estephania plays a vital role in recruiting and onboarding top-tier talent for AI Fund’s portfolio companies, especially the critical first team members for very early startups.  She brings...
Ryan Cunningham

Ryan Cunningham

Ryan CunninghamSenior Associate BuilderAs a Builder at AI Fund, Ryan specializes in evaluating business ideas and validating them with our team of founders-in-residence before standing the ideas up into new companies. “We put in the work up front to accomplish in...
Jon Zemmelman

Jon Zemmelman

Jon ZemmelmanSenior Executive RecruiterA key member of AI Fund’s People Team, Jon focuses on executive recruitment for the Fund and portfolio companies, as well as entrepreneurs to build new companies inside the Fund’s venture studio program. Jon has more than 15...