SKOLKOVO INNOVATION CENTER, MOSCOW, RUSSIA
APRIL 16, 2019
SKOLKOVO INNOVATION CENTER, MOSCOW, RUSSIA | APRIL 16, 2019

Alexander Krainov

Head of Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence Sector, Yandex

Alexander Kraynov was born on October 7, 1972. Graduated from Moscow Technological University MIREA.

Alexander has been with Yandex since 2010, being in charge of the development of computer vision and artificial intelligence technologies.

Yandex uses computer-enabled vision in such products as Image-based Search, Alice, Yandex.Disc and many others, which are represented in Kazakhstan. In Yandex.Translate, computer vision is used for recognition of text integrated into images, and Kazakh language is among the supported languages.

Alexander Kraynov is a member of Expert Council of I.Segalovich Scientific Award which Yandex established late January 2019. This Award is aimed at promoting the scientific community in Kazakhstan.

Prior to his employment at Yandex, Alexander worked for various companies dealing with computer vision technologies, speech processing and 3D.