Tiago holds a Master's degree in Theoretical/Mathematical Physics and a PhD in Biophysics from Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich. After graduation, he joined Google DeepMind. As a senior research engineer, he worked on cutting-edge projects such as reinforcement learning, predictive models and self-directed learning and published numerous papers in international journals such as Nature. He then joined Cogent Labs, a multinational Tokyo based AI start-up, as a lead research scientist. In August 2020, Co-founded Recursive Inc, and became the CEO.
After graduating from Deakin University's MBA, Katsutoshi worked in the IT industry for both Japanese and foreign companies, then launched the Japanese market for ethical fashion and started two companies. After that, he worked as a sales director at Cogent Labs, a multinational AI start-up, where he developed sales, alliances and strategy for the AI-OCR product "Tegaki." In 2018, he founded Colnovum Inc, specialized in providing AI consulting and new business development for large companies. In August 2020, co-founded Recursive Inc.