Adam Cheyer is an American Computer Engineer and Investor. He is the co-founder of Siri Inc and formerly worked as a director of engineering in the iPhone group at Apple. Although Adam Cheyer net worth (exact) is hard to breakdown, what we know is that he is a multi-millionaire.
Adam received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from Brandeis University in 1988 and earned a master’s degree in computer science and artificial intelligence from UCLA in 1993. He received “Outstanding Masters Student” award from UCLA’s School of Engineering.
Adam started his career as a Program Director in SRI’s Artificial Intelligence Center where he worked as Chief Architect of CALO/PAL project. He was VP of Engineering at Dejima where he was responsible for managing engineering staff, technology, strategy and guiding the company to move forward.
In-addition to that, he has more than 15 years of experience in several field of computer engineering. He has experience in several roles including software engineer, research scientist, consultant, lecturer and technical manager. He has more than 60 publications and 26 issued patents.
Most importantly, Adam is known as a co-founder of Siri. As a startup, Siri won the Innovative Web Technologies award at SXSW and was chosen a Top Ten Emerging Technology by MIT’s Technology Review.
In 2012, he left Siri team and founded Viv Labs. It is a startup simplifying the world by providing an intelligent interact to everything. He is also a founding member and adviser of Change.org. It is a social network for positive social change.