Kevin Raison

Member, Safe Pro AI Advisory Board
Brief info

Kevin Raison, M.Sc. has over 28 years of experience in artificial intelligence research, software development, and infrastructure engineering Kevin Raison, M.Sc. has over 28 years of experience in artificial intelligence research, software development, and infrastructure engineering. He is an expert on AI research and custom software development having worked on projects for DARPA, NASA, and the Air Force Research Laboratory (ARL), ranging from autonomous spacecraft control systems to self-healing operating systems to fully autonomous cyber warfare agents.

Kevin Raison, M.Sc. has over 28 years of experience in artificial intelligence research, software development, and infrastructure engineering. Kevin is the founder and principal of Chatsubo Labs, a consultancy focusing on AI research and custom software development. In that capacity, he has worked on projects for DARPA, NASA, and the ARL (Air Force Research Laboratory), ranging from autonomous spacecraft control systems to self-healing operating systems to fully autonomous cyber warfare agents.  He participated in the 2015 DARPA Grand Challenge as a member of Smart Information Flow Technology’s Fuzzbomb team. Kevin has also provided services to a number of web startups, including Zillow, Shiftboard and Divorce.com. In the distant past, Kevin worked for Amazon in its early days, writing software as part of the catalog search team.  Kevin’s work in Affective Computing and Natural Language Processing has been presented at the Conference on Artificial General Intelligence, the IEEE’s Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems, and the 8th International Conference on Natural Language Processing, amongst others. As an active participant in the world of open source software, he maintains a number of publicly available code bases, including a graph database (VivaceGraph) and a Lisp-based NLP library. He earned his B.Sc. in computer science from the University of Illinois and his M.Sc. from DePaul University. Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in 2022, Kevin has served as director of The Sunflower Project, a volunteer organization that provides de-mining services and emergency relief aid to the people of Ukraine.