Ilya Gelfenbeyn is the CEO and cofounder of api.ai, the conversational UX platform Api.ai that 15k+ companies use to voice-enable connected devices, apps and websites. Api.ai also created and powers Assistant, the largest 3rd party voice assistant in the world with 20M users. He’s an expert in machine learning, natural language processing and voice interfaces. Gelfenbeyn has a BSc in Mathematics from Novosibirsk State University (Russia) and an MBA from the University of Brighton (UK). His personal areas of interest include artificial intelligence, computational linguistics, human-computer interaction and conversational agents.