Mr Mustafa Suleyman the co-founder of British artificial-intelligence firm DeepMind, has announced that he is joining Google.
He was also part of the team that developed the controversial health App “Streams” Which collect information from NHS patients without their proper consent. .
Earlier this yes the health app was incorporated into Google Health. Suleyman had previously said he was taking time off from DeepMind.
In a blog post, DeepMind co-founder Demis Hassabis said Mr Suleyman had played a key role at the firm.
“As a serial entrepreneur, Mustafa played a key role over the past decade, helping to get DeepMind off the ground, and launched a series of innovative collaborations with Google to reduce energy consumption in data centres, improve Android battery performance, optimise Google Play, and find ways to improve the lives of patients, nurses and doctors alike,” he said.
“Mustafa leaves DeepMind having helped set us up for long-term success, and I’m looking forward to what he’ll achieve in the years ahead as he joins Google in a new role.”
It is not clear what role that will be but in a tweet, Mr Suleyman said he would be working “on opportunities and impacts of applied AI technologies”,
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