How did this AI scientist end up having a salary of $1.9 million?

A dive into the singular life of Ilya Sutskever

In 2015, Ilya Sutskever was a young computer scientist that was specializing in Deep Learning.

That year, Sam Altman, President of Y Combinator (the biggest startup accelerator in the world) emailed him:

Ilya ended up having dinner with Greg Brockman (co-founder of Stripe), Elon Musk, and other influential personalities…



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David Goudet

Software Engineer from Venezuela living in Madrid. I write about science, technology, AI, and lifestyle. Singularity University alumni. US Dept of State alumni.