Ilya Gelfenbeyn

CEO @ Inworld AI

Ilya Gelfenbeyn has grown himself a reputation as one of the most prolific figures in the AI/metaverse world.

Ilya is the current CEO and co-founder of InWorld AI, an AI virtual characters development platform for immersive realities.

Before his time here, he has been involved in multiple successful ventures before, including Speaktoit (with over 40 million users), which creates human-machine interaction products and platforms. Their flagship product is the highest-rated voice assistant application for Android (Assistant is also available for iOS and Windows) and has over 12 million downloads.

And of course his amazing success with Dialogflow, which was eventually acquired by Google in 2016.

He worked with them as a product lead for 1 year, before becoming Founding Head of Google Assistant Investments in 2017.

On top of his impressive business achievements, his academic knowledge is in human-computer voice interaction, with study in computational linguistics and artificial intelligence. It’s his astounding industry-specific knowledge and deep passion which makes his ventures so successful.

Sessions with Ilya Gelfenbeyn

3rd Dec 2021

16:05 - 16:35 (CET)

30 mins


How Far Are We From A Hyperreal Metaverse (And What The Heck Is It!)

Mike Butcher (Editor at Large @ Techcrunch) interviews the founder of (who famously created the Tom Cruise Deep Fake) and Ilya Gelfenbeyn of Inworld AI, talking about the future of the metaverse and how close we are to "hyper-reality".


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