May Habib, CEO of Writer, discusses LLMs and the future of co-pilots for content generation
September 18, 2023
In 2020 when today's guest founded her company the transformer architecture was relatively new and OpenAI was a science experiment funded by Elon Musk to ensure that AGI benefits all humanity. She and her team commercialized an early version of a co-pilot for writing content long before we appreciated the value of next-word prediction.
Since then, May Habib and the team have raised $21M from an exceptional group of investors including Insight Partners and Gradient Ventures. Today, Writer helps company authors comply with style and brand guidelines and also ensure grammatical accuracy. It's used by an amazing list or organizations including Spotify, Intuit, and Uber.
Prior to Writer, May co-founded Qordoba and was a Global Shaper for the World Economic Forum after graduating from Harvard with a BA in Economics.
Listen and learn…
How May got her start in NLP
What enterprise leaders don't understand about the current state of generative AI
How to speak to your data using LLMs
Why Writer uses graph databases instead of vector databases for generative AI
How Writer mitigates the impact of bias, copyright infringement, and halluciations when using LLMs
How AI is being used to replace tasks people hate… without eliminating jobs
How AI helps users with neurodiversity issues like ADHD
How May navigated a tough company pivot
References in this episode…
Mona Akmal, Falkon CEO, on AI and the Future of Work