By working at the nexus of 3D optics and machine learning, we are on a mission to provide an exponential leap in AI inference performance, with the lowest energy and lowest total-cost-of-ownership.

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About us

By using 3D optical computing, we are enabling AI deployment at scale – with the fastest, most energy-efficient AI processor.

Founding team

  • Tim Weil

    Business leader with over 25 years’ experience of launching, developing and growing a variety of deep-tech companies supporting many verticals and geographies. MBA from INSEAD in Paris, and MA in Mathematics and Operations Research from the University of Cambridge.
  • Dr. Xianxin Guo

    PhD in Physics, and RCE 1851 Research Fellow at the University of Oxford with 10 years of experience in optics and quantum physics. Primary inventor of lumai’s core optical technology.
  • Prof. Alex Lvovsky

    A pioneer in quantum optical technology at the University of Oxford. A lifetime member of the American Physical Society, a Fellow of the Optical Society and winner of numerous awards.
  • Dr. Thomas Barrett

    PhD in Physics from the University of Oxford and machine learning researcher. Deep expertise in machine learning, atomic physics and quantum optics.
  • James Spall

    Co-developed Lumai’s core optical technology during his PhD at the University of Oxford. Now helping bridge the technical, product and commercial teams.
  • Phillip Burr

    Phil Burr

    Phil has over 25 years of experience in global product management, go-to-market and leadership roles within leading semiconductor and technology companies, and a proven track record of building and scaling products and services.


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