Co-Founder & CTO, Rasa
Dr. Alan Nichol is the co-founder and CTO of Rasa, and a maintainer of Rasa NLU and Rasa Core, the leading open source libraries for building conversational AI. He is also the author of the DataCamp course “building chatbots in python”. He holds a PhD in machine learning from the University of Cambridge and has years of experience building AI products in industry.
At Rasa, they are building the standard infrastructure for conversational AI. With over half a million downloads since launch, their open source tools are loved by developers worldwide, and Rasa runs in production everywhere from startups to Fortune 500s. Their friendly community is growing fast, with developers from all over the world learning from each other and working together to make text- and voice-based AI assistants better. To date, they’ve had more than 300 people contribute to Rasa Stack. Their core team is a tight-knit, fast-moving team of researchers, engineers, designers and product people, with extensive experience in machine learning, natural language processing and rapid product design.