Ilja is Founding Team and Head of Product at Calypso AI. Calypso is on a mission to create trust in AI systems, especially when AI is used in mission-critical capacity (military, cybersecurity, autonomy). Calypso spun out from the Department of Defense and is funded by some of the best known VCs in SV, including Lightspeed and 8VC. Before Calypso Ilja spent years deploying AI in critical capacity to fight fraud and money laundering in the financial sector, overseeing $10bn+ of transactions / year. Graduate of Merrill Lynch's Investment Banking class and proud Fellow at the Institute for Ethical ML & AI.