Candid with Index: In Conversation with Scale's Alex Wang

by Index Ventures

IMG_4357.jpeg

In this post: Scale, Mike Volpi

CANDID WITH INDEX is a series of video interviews featuring exceptional industry leaders in candid conversations with our team.

In this episode filmed earlier this year, our partner Mike Volpi sits down with Alex Wang, the CEO and Founder of Scale. Scale accelerates the development of AI applications by helping machine learning teams generate high-quality ground truth data.

During the interview, Mike and Alex discuss why Alex chose the path of entrepreneurship over academia and how Scale grew from an idea to a fast-growing API that supports some of the valley’s most impressive companies. Alex talks about how he saw the vast potential for helping businesses train data to accelerate their machine learning applications, and also shares some insights on the current state of the AI.

Tune in for the full candid conversation below.

Published — July 15, 2020