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Mustafa Suleyman

Venture Partner

Mustafa is visionary leader in applied AI.

Mustafa Suleyman is the co-founder and CEO of Inflection, and a venture partner at Greylock. He spends his time advising early-stage companies and investing where he is enthusiastic about a team and project.

Most recently Mustafa was Vice President of AI Product Management and AI Policy at Google and before that he co-founded DeepMind, the world’s leading AI company which was sold to Google for $650m. He was at DeepMind for over a decade, during which time the company achieved multiple grounding breaking contributions to the field of AI research and applications. Most notably DeepMind developed AlphaGo, an AI system that beat the world’s strongest Go player in a now legendary multi-day competition broadcast live and watched by millions of people across the world.

During his time at DeepMind Mustafa led teams inventing and deploying cutting edge AI systems across a wide range of domain including to more accurately detect breast cancer in mammograms, to diagnose 50 different eye diseases in OCT scans and to control Google’s multi-billion dollar data centers to optimize energy consumption. He also worked with many teams across Google to apply the latest AI techniques in Android, Hardware, Play and Cloud.

Prior to DeepMind Mustafa co-founded Reos Partners, a global conflict resolution firm and as a skilled negotiator and facilitator, Mustafa worked all over the world for a wide range of clients, such as the UN, the Dutch Government and WWF. He dropped out of his undergraduate degree at Oxford University to help start a non-profit telephone counseling service.

In 2019 Mustafa was awarded the title of Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II for his services to the UK technology industry, as well as the Silicon Valley Visionary Award. Mustafa is also a member of the Board of Directors of The Economist newspaper.

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