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Lindon Gao


Co-Founder and CEO
Lindon is the Co-Founder and CEO of Caper. Caper builds smart shopping carts - powered by deep learning and computer vision - to identify items (with cameras mounted in the cart) as items are added to the basket. Caper is a plug-and-play solution that enables a friction-less checkout experience without any store renovation. Caper is currently deployed in a number of NY supermarkets and piloting with 3 of the largest grocery companies in the world.

Lindon graduated from New York University Stern School of Business with a Finance and Management dual degree. After college, Lindon worked as an investment banker in Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan, specializing in the retail and consumer M&A. Lindon successfully founded and sold 2 startups during his teenage years. He is currently an adviser in Y Combinator Startup School, and he also serves as a consultant to 3 A.I. technology startups.

Speaking in:

Monday Jan 14
2:45 - 3:15 PM
Innovation Stage, Level 4
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