Alex Kendall

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Alex Kendall co-founded and is CTO at Wayve, in addition to holding a research fellowship at Trinity College at the University of Cambridge. He grew up in New Zealand, studied mechatronics engineering at Auckland University, was awarded a Woolf Fisher Scholarship, helped design the algorithms which fly the Skydio drone, before completing a PhD in computer vision and robotics at Cambridge University. He has co-authored many publications at leading computer vision, robotics and machine learning conferences. His algorithms have been used to power smart-city infrastructure, control self-driving cars and enable next-generation drone flight. He is excited about building robots which can learn to do more intelligent things with less data.

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