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Vietnamese Dr named among top 40 most outstanding young entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley

August 28, 2017 | 16:18

(VNF) - Vietnamese entrepreneur – Dr. Vu Duy Thuc is named among top 40 most outstanding young entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley.

(VNF) - Vietnamese entrepreneur – Dr. Vu Duy Thuc is named among top 40 most outstanding young entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley.

Vietnamese Dr named among top 40 most outstanding young entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley

Entrepreneur and Dr. Vu Duy Thuc

Silicon Valley Business Journal has released a list of the 40 most prominent young entrepreneur under the age of 40 in Silicon Valley – the home of the largest technology corporations in the United States. Vietnamese entrepreneur Vu Duy Thuc is listed among them.

Vu Duy Thuc, 35, is the co-founder and CEO of OhmniLabs, the business which provides carebots for everyone, especially the elderly. Ohmni robots is highly regarded by professionals, especially its social aspect.

Ohmni robots have appeared on such prestigious American newspapers as The New York Times, CNN, CNBC, ABC.

Sharing on the New York Times about the idea of developing the Ohmni robot, Dr. Thuc said: "The proportion of elderly people in the United States is more and more increasing, so is their isolation. And, we are lack of manpower to care for the elderly because we are all also aging. "

Vietnamese Dr named among top 40 most outstanding young entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley

Ohmini robots can help connect family members though they are thousand miles far away

The Ohmni robot is created with simple operation so that even those who do not know much about technology can use it easily. The robot is connected to the wireless network and is managed remotely. Robots can walk, watch movies with the elderly and can connect family members.

Thuc holds an M.Sc. in Informatics in Artificial Intelligence at Stanford University, USA, aged 28, the youngest Vietnamese Dr at Stanford.

Prior to that, Thuc graduated with honors at Carnegie Mellon University, USA. He was awarded a full-time doctoral scholarship at seven prestigious US universities including MIT, Stanford, Carnegie Mellon Berkeley.

Mr. Thuc used to be the co-founder of the two companies that were acquired by Google and Weeby, the Katango software company and the Tappy chat application./.

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