Written by Kukjung Im, summer@chosunbiz.com 2022.01.25

Fashion AI company OMNIOUS.AI announced on January 25th that globally renowned AI research scholar, Professor Jinwoo Shin, would serve as a technology advisor for the company. Shin is an endowed chair professor at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) and an associate professor (jointly affiliated) at Kim Jaechul Graduate School of AI and the School of Electrical Engineering, KAIST.

Professor Jinwoo Shin(KAIST)

Professor Shin has published more than 50 papers at top AI conferences, including NeurIPS (Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems), ICML (International Conference on Machine Learning), CVPR (Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition), and ICLR (International Conference on Learning Representations) in the last 3 years (2019-2021). In particular, 9 papers in 2020 and 8 papers in 2021 were accepted at NeurIPS. He received George M. Sprowls Award for best MIT CS PhD theses in 2010 and Rising Star Award from the ACM SIGMETRICS for the best researcher in 2015.

OMNIOUS.AI’s AI research team will not only collaborate with Professor Shin in the area of self-supervised learning and large-scale AI research. Together the leaders will secure core AI technologies in order to address various problems from online shopping experiences, including search, recommendations, and AR.

Professor Shin expects that by combining his extensive research experiences with the OMNIOUS.AI team’s experiences, new AI tech initiatives and outstanding results will transpire.

By onboarding global experts as advisors, OMNIOUS.AI plans to strengthen the core competencies of its AI research team to cope with the growing global competition. Dr. Jaehyung Lee, who is the former CTO of Enswers and a large-scale search engine expert, also joined OMNIOUS.AI as a technology advisor. Lee will advise OMNIOUS.AI on search solutions and large-scale distributed computing.

Jaeyoung Jun, CEO of OMNIOUS.AI, stated that, ”With having tech advisors onboarded, OMNIOUS.AI plans to enhance its AI tech capabilities to the world-class level and to secure exceptional tech leadership in the area of shopping and fashion AI.

Kukjung Im, summer@chosunbiz.com

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