Jan Van Looy

Computer vision
Generative AI

Jan Van Looy is Project Manager / customer engineer 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, which has become his specialty. In this domain, he manages commercial projects with clients and he takes a customer engineering and functional analyst role. He also coordinates a number of internal research and development initiatives in the area of generative AI including a Vlaio development project ‘Express: a platform for fine-tuning AI models as a service’.

As a Project Manager he likes to work closely together with both the customer and the development team to make sure that all project requirements are optimally addressed and the highest possible value is created for everyone involved. Trust, transparency, and openness to change are some of the key ingredients of this process.

Before ML6, Jan worked in academia as a senior researcher at a number of institutions and as Project Manager for imec where he set up and coordinated a range of projects in the 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.

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