Kory W. Mathewson

Research Scientist in Artificial Intelligence and Improvisor

Dr. Kory Wallace Mathewson.Dr. Kory W. Mathewson, 2021.

Kory Mathewson is a Research Scientist with DeepMind and a Lab Scientist with the Creative Destruction Lab. Kory holds a Ph.D. in Computing Science from the University of Alberta with the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute. His research focuses on understanding interaction between humans and machines, with a focus on conversational dialog systems and human-robot interfaces.

Before joining DeepMind, Kory interned at Twitter Cortex, Google Brain Magenta, and at Apple Special Projects Group. Before his Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, he completed his Bachelor’s degree (2010) in Electrical Engineering and his Master’s degree (2014) in Biomedical Engineering, both at the University of Alberta.

Kory is also an accomplished performance artist with more than 15 years experience in improvisation with Rapid Fire Theatre and Improbotics. He fuses his interests by developing artificial intelligences to perform alongside.