Jan Van Looy is a Project Manager specialised in Generative AI. As Cofounder of gener8.ai and former Computer Vision Chapter Lead, he has been involved in over a dozen generative AI projects. In this domain, he manages commercial projects with clients and he takes a customer engineering and functional analyst role. He also coordinates internal research and development initiatives in the area of generative AI and is actively involved in the development of Fondant (fondant.ai).
Before ML6, Jan worked as a researcher and Professor at several universities and as Project Manager for imec where he set up and coordinated a range of projects in the gaming and computer vision domain working closely together with industry. As such he combines practical experience in running innovative projects and teams with expertise in research planning and execution.