Bret Taylor, the former co-CEO of Salesforce, and Clay Bavor, vice president of labs at Google, have announced that they will co-found a new artificial intelligence (AI) company. Bavor announced this in a post on his LinkedIn profile.
“Bret and I have known each other since our early days at Google, and I have always admired his keen product sense and entrepreneurial spirit, his technical chops, and, above all, his character and integrity,” he said.
“We share an obsession with recent advances in AI, and we’re excited to build a new company to apply AI to solve some of the most important problems in business.”
He said that up till his departure the following month, he will concentrate on transferring his teams and projects and properly addressing matters at Google.
“I learned how to work at Google, and I saw up close what excellence looks like. I had the opportunity to work on a myriad of important products and technologies. And I learned so much along the way, from my successes and failures alike,” he added.