Richard Boyd is the CEO and founder of machine learning startup Tanjo.AI As one of the creators of the Lockheed Martin Virtual World Labs, Richard led a group of innovative engineers and designers across all mission areas for Lockheed Martin to harness cutting edge computer gaming and virtual world technologies to improve human performance. Richard joined Lockheed Martin in 2007 with the acquisition of 3Dsolve, a North Carolina based computer game technology firm where he was founder and CEO. Richard was also founding Chairman of award-winning casual computer game company Republic of Fun, which spun out of 3Dsolve at the time of the acquisition.
Prior to that, Richard was CEO of 3dVillage.com, which was acquired in 2001. 3dVillage was a spin out of Virtus Corporation, where he served for a decade on the executive management team that created several pioneering computer gaming companies including Red Storm Entertainment, with author Tom Clancy; iRock Entertainment with Ozzy Osbourne; and Timeline Computer Entertainment, with author Michael Crichton.
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