Rand Hindi

AI expert

Dr. Rand Hindi is a data scientist and entrepreneur. He is the creator and CEO of Zama, a start-up specializing in AI and cryptology.

Dr Rand Hindi is an entrepreneur and deeptech investor. He is the CEO at Zama, an open source homomorphic encryption company, and an investor in 30+ companies across privacy, AI, blockchain, medtech and psychedelics.


Rand started coding at the age of 10, founded a Social Network at 14 and a web agency at 15 before getting into Machine Learning at 18 and starting a PhD at 21. He then created Snips, an AI startup that was acquired by Sonos and is now powering the voice assistant in over 20M devices.


Rand has been elected as a TR35 by the MIT Technology Review, as a “30 under 30” by Forbes, was a lecturer at Sciences Po in Paris and an advisor to multiple companies. He was previously a member of the French Digital Council where he focused on AI and Privacy issues.


He holds a BSc in Computer Science and a PhD in Bioinformatics from University College London (UCL), as well as two graduate degrees from Singularity University in Silicon Valley and THNK in Amsterdam.



Spoken languages: French, English