David ‘DC’ Collier is the CTO of RIKAI Labs, building chat apps for education and entertainment. He is focused on hybrid human + AI user experiences DC has founded four startups in three continents and had two exits. He founded TripMedia in London and had a #1 hit game, relocated to San Francisco to found Gamelet.com which was acquired by PacketVideo Corp. Moved to Tokyo to found Pikkle KK an early mobile social game publisher. Gained investment from Mixi, japan’s leading social network, Pikkle was eventually acquired by KLab. Rikai Labs was formed in 2015 to build apps for messaging platforms. We launched TeacherBot on WeChat for Chinese users to learn english from an AI teacher, as well as developing chatbots for companies like VISA and HSBC.
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