About Orby AI

Bella Liu was leading AI products at UiPath, an enterprise automation company. She saw the need for a simpler approach for automating processes. Will Lu identified the immense potential with new AI technology during his tenure at Google. They decided to team up and start Orby AI. They are joined by a world class team of talent and are backed by top VCs who have invested in generational companies such as Salesforce, Snowflake, Workday, and DoorDash.

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Founders

Bella Liu

Co-Founder & CEO

Previously AI product leader at UiPath from early stage to post-IPO. Deep knowledge of AI and automation technology, product building, and business scaling.

Will Lu

Co-Founder & CTO

Previously data platform leader at Google Cloud AI: co-founder of knowledge service for Contact Center AI, Doc AI, and Enterprise Knowledge Graph at Google.

Team

The Orby AI team comprises AI leaders from some of the most innovative organizations in tech across both industry and academia.

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Tianjun Fu

Engineering

Former Staff Software Engineer and Manager at Google Cloud AI and PhD Researcher at University of Arizona

Fabian Chan

Engineering

Former Senior Software Engineer at Google Cloud AI and Graduate Researcher at Stanford

Ricky Grannis-Vu

Engineering

Former Visiting Researcher at the University of Washington and Graduate Researcher at Stanford

Richard Chen

Engineering

Former Software Engineer at Google

Matheus Dias

Engineering

Former Research Data Scientist at Meta and Graduate Researcher at Stanford

Bhavesh Singh

Engineering

Former Software Engineer at Meta and Graduate Researcher at University of Southern California

Terry Zhao

Engineering

Former Senior Software Engineer at Microsoft

Yanan Xie

Engineering

Former Senior Software Engineer at Google

Sanjari Srivastava

Engineering

Former Technical Staff at Rubrik and Graduate Researcher at Stanford

Chunliang Lyu

Engineering

Former Senior Software Engineer at Google and PhD Researcher at The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Sambuddha Basu

Engineering

Former Senior Software Engineer at Google

Tianye Lu

Engineering

Former Principal Software Engineer at Airtable and Tableau, and Graduate Researcher at Stanford

Qingzhuo Zhen

Engineering

Former Staff Software Engineer at Amplitude, Box, and Salesforce

Manni Arora

Engineering

Former Software Engineer at Apple and Microsoft, and Graduate Researcher at UPenn

Peter Huang

Product Management

Former Product Leader at Calendly and Dropbox

Dannielle Dan

Product Design

Former Product Design Leader at Armorblox, Medallia, and Microsoft

Christine Hayden

Customer Success

Former Customer Success Leader at Drift

Brad Day

Marketing

Early Stage Marketing and Branding, formerly Ordr, Ruckus Wireless, and Aruba Networks.

Billy Guardino

Sales

Former GTM Sales Executive at Pipefy, WeWork, and Intuit

 

Nick Sissine

Sales

Former GTM Sales Executive at VMware and Procore Technologies

Adrian Smith

Sales

Former GTM Sales Executive at UiPath, Druid AI, Tonkean, Fuze (acquired by 8x8), and Guardium (acquired by IBM).  

Investors and Advisors

Scott Sandell

Chairman & CEO, NEA

Investor of more than 26 successful IPO or acquisition exits including Salesforce, Uber, Mulesoft, Tableau, Cloudflare, Workday, Coursera. Webex, etc.

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Vanessa Larco

Partner, NEA

Joined NEA as a partner in 2016. She has led investments in Assembled, Kindred, Rewind AI, Cleo, Evernow, Rocket.Chat, and Mejuri, among others.

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Mar Hershenson

Founding Managing Partner, Pear VC

Stanford PhD and three-time founder herself, Mar brings a wealth of operational and technical brilliance.

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Arash Afrakhteh

Partner, Pear VC

Three-time founder with successful exits. Arash loves collaborating with founders from day one.

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Monica Lam

Professor, Stanford University

 Research Advisor of Orby AI.
Faculty Director of the Stanford Open Virtual Assistant Lab. Professor Lam's current research is on conversational virtual assistants.

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Sara Choi

Partner, Wing VC

 Sara brings her first-hand experience as the founder and COO of Airfox, investing in early-stage companies in AI and Biotech sectors.

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Sujay Jaswa

Founding Partner, WndrCo

Business Founder and Head of Business & CFO at Dropbox. He is a Lecturer at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

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Jeffrey Katzenberg

Founding Partner, WndrCo

Former Co-founder and Chairman of Dreamworks Animation and Chairman of Walt Disney Studios. 

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ChenLi Wang

General Partner, WndrCo

Second business hire at Dropbox and led the growth, bizops, and product teams. Former CPO at Aura, a leader in digital security.

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