Ushering in the next generation of artificial intelligence.

Rain was founded by a small group of passionate individuals outside of Silicon Valley who have brought together world class investors and industry leading technologists to achieve their goal of brain-scale artificial intelligence. 

Our team.


We are a multidisciplinary team spanning materials science, electrical engineering, data science, neuroscience, and other diverse fields.

Jack Kendall

Jack Kendall

CTO and Co-founder

Gordon Wilson

Gordon Wilson

CEO and Co-founder

Juan Nino

Juan Nino

Chief Scientific Advisor and Co-founder

Alex Conklin

Alex Conklin

Senior Materials Scientist

Ross Pantone

Ross Pantone

Director, Data Science

William Passo

William Passo

Head of Operations

Our investors.

Here are some of the people supporting our endeavors.

Our board members.

Our board brings decades of experience in the semiconductor and cloud computing industries.

Jackson Hu, PhD
Jackson Hu, PhD Former CEO of SiRF Technology, former CEO and Chairman of UMC.
Mike Miller, PhD
Mike Miller, PhD General Partner at Liquid 2 Ventures, former founder of Cloudant.

Blog.

01.
Equilibrium Propagation in Analog Circuits
Videos, 2020
02.
Next Platform TV Appearance on Physcis-based, All-analog AI Hardware
Videos, 2020
03.
Neural Networks Without Matrix Math
Third-party publication, 2020
04.
Tiecon AI ML Panel: Hardware Enabling AI Revolution
Videos, 2020
05.
Startup and Academics Find Path to Powerful Analog AI
Third-party publication, 2020
06.
Research Proves End-to-End Analog Chips for AI Computation Possible
Third-party publication, 2020
07.
Rain Named to the EETimes Silicon 100: Emerging Startups to Watch
Third-party publication, 2020
08.
Training End-to-End Analog Neural Networks with Equilibrium Propagation
Academic paper, 2020
09.
Beyond Moore's Law: Neuromorphic Computing?
Third-party publication, 2020
10.
Building Blocks of a Brain-Inspired Computer
Academic paper, 2020
11.
Neuromorphic Computing & Next-Gen AI Chips
Third-party publication, 2019
12.
Conversation with Loup Ventures
Podcasts, 2019
13.
Inside AI: Live! Presentation
Videos, 2019
14.
Building smarter, scalable hardware for artificial intelligence.
Academic paper, 2018
15.
How AI Processors Can Help us Understand the Brain
Videos, 2018
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