Dr. Hung Tran is the founder of Got It, Inc., an AI tech startup developing the world’s first Knowledge as a Service (KaaS) platform to instantly connect a knowledge seeker with a vetted expert for an interactive and personalized explanation. Got It is led by an experienced executive team including former executives from tech giants like Google, Lyft, Oracle, Rakuten, etc., and is headquartered in Silicon Valley with an engineering office in Hanoi, Vietnam. The company has raised over $20M in funding from well-known investors in Silicon Valley like Capricorn Investment Group who is also an early investor of SpaceX, Tesla, and PlanetLabs.
Dr. Hung Tran received the U.S. Government's VEF Fellowship in 2007 and obtained his Ph.D. in computer science focusing on AI/data mining and big data analytics from the University of Iowa. Prior to the Fellowship, he served as the leader of Vietnam OpenCourseWare Project working with MIT and Rice University to build a national scale open courseware program from inception to launch serving millions of college students in Vietnam.
Currently, Dr. Tran serves as a member of the Advisory Group for Vietnam Prime Minister's National Committee for Education and Training Reform, and as a member of the Council of School of Information and Communication Technology, Hanoi University of Science and Technology where he got his bachelor of engineering in information technology. Dr. Tran is a recipient of numerous national and international technology and entrepreneurship awards.