Founding CEO of the start-up Snips, specializing in artificial intelligence. Rand began coding at the age of 10, founded a social media site at 15 and made his foray into Machine Learning at 18 years of age. When he was 21 he began studying for his Ph.D. in Bioinformatics. The MIT Technology Review named him as TR35 (under-35 innovator of the year). He was chosen by the French government to lead the initiative "The Impact of AI on Work and the Economy" as part of France's global artificial intelligence strategy. He lectures on artificial intelligence in the business course for the Master's Degree at Sciences Po University.