Meet Our Team

From Hong Kong, China, Europe, US, and the Middle East, Rejuve Team Members are passionate about AI, blockchain, longevity science and the opportunity to improve people’s lives. We bring together decades of experience in AI, medicine, bioinformatics and international business to provide a world-class team in pursuit of longevity.

LEADERSHIP

Dr. Dominic Man-Kit Lam

Dr. Dominic Man-Kit Lam

Chairman & Chief Biomedical Officer

An acclaimed scientist, philanthropist, award-winning artist, educator, medical professor and entrepreneur, Lam obtained his master and doctorate degrees by age 22. Lam studied under two Nobel Laureates at Harvard Medical School before working as a Professor of Ophthalmology at Houston’s Center for Biotech. Lam is a co-founder of Project Orbis, the charitable ophthalmic airplane, and World Eye Organization to prevent and treat eye diseases for the poor.

Amongst Lam’s achievements: NASDAQ listing of the first Texan biotech company to gain acclaim as “The Father of Texas Biotechnology”, founding director of Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology, Asia Society Man of the Year, US High Tech Entrepreneur of the Year and recipient of the US Presidential Medal of Merit. 

Lam founded LifeTech Group to market a range of healthcare products and his patent on “Edible Vaccine” was named by MIT as one of “five patents that will transform business and technology” and by Time Magazine as one of ten most important inventions in this century. 

One of China’s leading artists, Lam received the Prix de Honor for his Dove of Peace statues exhibited at the Louvre Museum in Paris.

Dr. Ben Goertzel

Dr. Ben Goertzel

Chief AI Scientist

On top of his reputation as the Father of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI), Goertzel is a leading robotics visionary and biotech researcher. Goertzel has lived and worked in Hong Kong for the last decade from where he oversees SingularityNet AI hubs in Russia, India, Brazil and Africa in his quest to develop the world’s first decentralized AI platform and marketplace.

Goertzel worked with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), one of the world's foremost medical research centers and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in applying AI to discover the genetic basis for Parkinson’s Disease, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Alzheimer’s. Goertzel published 141 scientific articles and 12 scientific books in the field of AI and developed one of the first Open Source AI frameworks for broad-based AGI development and research.

Goertzel has been the keynote speaker for countless conferences and his vision is reported in the leading media vehicles worldwide.

David Lake

David Lake

Chief Executive Officer

David Lake specializes in global business operations and finance strategy for media, new technologies and medical enterprises from his base in Greater China. Activity in the finance sector includes everything from stock listings, VC, directorships for listed companies and development of fund management companies. 

Lake applies his skills to AI, blockchain and robotics, with a focus on medical projects as a Governor of SingularityNET Foundation, as a Director of Genuine Way, the blockchain food certification company, and as a Founder and CEO of Singularity Intelligence Technology (Beijing) Co. Ltd. Lake has advised leading Mainland and HK companies, such as New World Group, Sunwah Group, South China Morning Post, China Agriculture Fund and e-Kong Telecommunications.

Media content development and operations have always been an important part of Lake’s work. Most recently, Lake built radio and communications networks with Chinese media tycoons core markets like Thailand, the Philippines, Italy, Jordan and Turkey. Lake published numerous articles in the global press and four books with the Economist and Euromoney of London. 

Tony van de Ven

Tony van de Ven

Chief Innovation Officer

A highly accomplished entrepreneur, Tony Van de Ven is an outspoken advocate of longevity and healthspan extension. He is committed to the cause of longevity and has worked with the SingularityNET team and a founder and Chief Longevity Officer for the MOZI AI medical research project.

Tommy Kwok Yuen

Tommy Kwok Yuen

Chief Financial Officer

Kwok has extensive experience in accounting, management consulting, corporate restructuring, business development, financial modeling, corporate finance and IPO issuance in Greater China and the US.

Ibby Benali

Ibby Benali

Director of Product Development

Benali is an experienced team leader of content developers and decentralize AI technologists. Benali holds a degree in Digital Business Studies and is the Technology Marketing Manager and Data Protection Officer at SingularityNET.

Dr. Deborah Duong

Dr. Deborah Duong

Director of AI Development

Duong is a PhD in AI and Complex Systems from George Mason University with decades of experience with AI and simulation modeling for medicine, NLP, social networks, national security and more.

Louis Man-Fat Lam

Louis Man-Fat Lam

Chief Administrative Officer

Louis Lam is the brother of Dominic Lam and has a long background in the health industry as President of LifeTech Group and President of the World Eye Organization (WEO) with the mission of preventing and treating eye disease.

Ani Sachdev

Ani Sachdev

A graduate of the JD/MBA program from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and Faculty of Law, Ani is focused on securities regulation, blockchain and machine learning. Sachdev has successfully merged these disciplines during his time at Gowling WLG, Toronto’s blockchain community.

Hedra Seid

Hedra Seid

Chief Data Scientist

Seid is an experienced software developer with experience designing and coding advanced data structures and algorithms on the OpenCog AGI platform.

Hedra Seid

Hedra Seid

Chief Data Scientist

Seid is an experienced software developer with experience designing and coding advanced data structures and algorithms on the OpenCog AGI platform.

ADVISORS

Dr. Krešimir Pavelić

Dr. Krešimir Pavelić

Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board

Pavelic is a highly accomplished medical practitioner, researcher and professor of molecular biology medicine (currently Dean of Medicine at University Juraj Dobrilla in Pula). Born in Croatia, Pavelic’s medical credential are deep and varied. Pavelic is renowned for his contribution to the understanding of biology of transformed cells and the development of new drugs and medical devices.

Pavelic’s international and national scientific work includes: Secretary Genera of the European Molecular Biology Conference and memberships in esteemed bodies like EMBO, European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, the Standing Committee of the European Medical Research Council, European Science Foundation and European Association for Cancer Research.

Pavelic has published 300 scientific papers and chapters to top journals, review papers, prestigious journals and books published by American and European publishers.

 and holds international and national honors and awards. Pavelic has been a plenary speaker in 200 international scientific conferences and mentor for over 85 master and doctoral thesis.

Michael John Duncan

Michael John Duncan

Network Advisor and Medical AI Expert

Duncan is an experienced medical researcher at the intersection of AI and bioinformatics. Chief Computational Biologist at MOZI AI Health, Duncan has a BA in applied mathematics from UC Berkeley, an MPH in epidemiology from SUNY Downstate, and is a licensed physician assistant in New York where he completed a fellowship in orthopedic surgery at Lincoln Hospital. 

Duncan managed a consulting service that developed and implemented public health interventions and low-threshold clinical services for underserved populations, with customers including social service NGOs and the New York City Department of Health. Duncan’s research work applying evolutionary programming and probabilistic reasoning to genetics data from super centenarians and nonagenarians is at the cutting edge of AI-driven longevity bioinformatics.

Kent Zaitlik

Kent Zaitlik

Network Advisor

Zaitlick is a long-time partner of the Singularity Group and the Founder and CEO of MOZI AI, an AI bioinformatics company that creates software for the development of regenerative medicine and novel therapeutics for age-related disease.

Javin Pierce

Javin Pierce

Network Advisor

Founder of Pierce Surgical, Pierce is a medical entrepreneur active in university and private sector research involving products and therapies for tissue engineering, stem cell biology and regenerative medicine.