Dr. Sam Anthony is the co-founder and CTO of Perceptive Automata, the company that has solved one of the greatest challenges in autonomous vehicle development - understanding humans. Utilizing behavioral science, neuroscience, computer vision, and machine learning he and his team are working towards creating a world in which humans and AVs can safely interact with one another.
An ex-hacker, vision scientist, and expert in human cognition, Sam is fascinated by systems, from artificial neural networks to urban transit grids and the human brain. Prior to founding Perceptive Automata, Sam was the Head of Informatics and Infrastructure at The Many Brains Project, a non-profit organization that provides tests of cognition based on the latest research in psychology and neuroscience. Before that, Sam was the Head of Methods and Test Development at TestMyBrain, a non-profit research initiative that provides measurement tools for people to learn about themselves.
Sam holds a B.S. in Cognitive Science with a specialization in Computation from the University of California San Diego and a Ph.D. in Cognition, Brain, and Behavior from Harvard University.
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