We are hosting Mehdi Merai (Dataperformers)

May 5, 2020, 10:00 – 11:00 PM

Bootstrapping is the key to any startup’s foundation. By focusing on the aspects that drive value to your company, the rest becomes irrelevant. What areas are important to invest into early on? What strategies has Mehdi Merai taken to launch and grow his company to places that excites customers like Autodesk and Desjardins? Join us in this #SGvirtual chat.

Virtual event

About this event

Mehdi is an AI researcher and the CEO of Dataperformers, one of the most promising AI companies that provides state of the art Deep Learning and advanced Computer Vision to several industries and large institutions. Designated as the AI Leader of 2017 by Digital Finance Canada, Mehdi is deeply invested to democratize artificial intelligence and this by co-founding several non-profit initiatives like the Deep Learning Montreal and Toronto groups, or ThinkAI. 

Mehdi is an official contributor to the AI and future of work Taskforce of the G7 at Charlevoix, 2018 and AI economic impact taskforce of the G20 / B20 in in Buenos Aires. He also an active speaker at local and international panels like SXSW (2017 in Austin), Montreal Annual Fintech Forum, Economic Forum of Quebec, etc.

About Dataperformers

Dataperformers is an applied artificial intelligence company based in Montreal with an office in Tunisia. Wtih 28 employees, Dataperformers attracted top AI researchers and engineers to work on breakthrough Deep Learning models and enable different industries' use cases. 

Specializing in  both advanced predictive analytics and computer vision, Dataperformers builds highly customized solutions based on specific business needs for industries such as Fintech, 3D modeling, biotechnology, IOT, etc.

Dataperformers counts major accounts among its customers such as Autodesk, a world wide leader in engineering solutions, la Caisse Desjardins, the largest credit union in North America and Investissement Quebec, the Quebec investment firm leader.

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  • Mehdi Merai


    Co-Founder and CEO



Tuesday, May 5, 2020
10:00 PM – 11:00 PM UTC


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  • Cédric Tawil

    Startup Grind



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