Dr. Abate is a Professor of Verification and Control in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford. Additionally, he has conducted research at Stanford University and SRI International. He was also an Assistant Professor at the Delft Centre for Systems and Control, TU Delft. Dr. Abate received a Laurea degree from the University of Padova and MS/PhD at UC Berkeley.
In a press release, Aiydec's CEO Aashutosh Mishra said, "We are really pleased to have Dr. Harmon and Dr. Abate on board with us. Richard will help us refine our product/market fit for our core AI platform, Zinia™. Mishra went on to say, “Also, Alessandro will help us closely shape our technology/product in the capacity of being the R&D chief for our core AI platform, Zinia™.”
Dr. Abate stated, "Aiydec is in an exciting space of building self-serve AI platform for financial institutions. Aiydec's original approach to automated decision making can be impactful for a wide range of businesses, and I am enthusiastic about contributing to this effort by providing scientific oversight and advising on state-of-the-art technical approaches. I look forward to translating forefront research in machine learning, AI, and related areas of verification and control, where I have been active for almost 20 years, to Aiydec's technological solutions."