James Kaplan is the Co-Founder and CEO of MeetKai Inc., a Conversational AI and metaverse company shaping the next-gen of artificial speech intelligence. He founded the startup with Co-Founder and Chairwoman, Weili Dai, after becoming frustrated with the limitations of current automated assistants. Kaplan has had a true passion for AI and coding since he was six and wrote his first bots at only nine years old, including the first Pokemon Go bot and many others still popular to this day.
Now his pioneering work puts MeetKai in competition with the largest names in tech. MeetKai Inc. was listed by Forbes as a “Tech Company Leading the Way” and has powered AI solutions for more than 20M people around the world. Kaplan studied Computer Science at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, CA and currently resides in the Los Angeles area.