Georges Harik Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 72

  • Portfolio
  • 23

  • Exits
  • 39

Exits

Georges Harik General Information

Description

Dr. Georges Harik serves as Advisor at Deep Sentinel. He served as Advisor at GV. He is one of Google's first 10 employees, held the roles of director of Googlettes and distinguished engineer. As director of Googlettes, his team was responsible for the product management and strategy efforts surrounding many nascent Google initiatives including Gmail, Google Talk, Google Video, Picasa, Orkut, Google Groups and Google Mobile. As a distinguished engineer, Georges was the co-developer of the targeting technology behind AdSense, the first engineering manager of the Google Search Appliance, and the co-author of the original product plan for the AdWords Online system. Georges has also contributed to numerous patents covering Google's search engine and advertising networks and served several years as one of three members Google's initial engineering hiring committee, which oversaw the hiring of Google's first few hundred engineers. Georges' technical background is in machine learning and artificial intelligence. Prior to his work life, Georges received a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he focused on mathematical models of genetic algorithms, programs that evolve to solve problems, that are inspired by natural processes. While at the University of Illinois as a research associate, Georges co-invented the first highly accurate technique for estimating the time complexity of genetic algorithms, published in the paper "The Gambler's Ruin Problem, Genetic Algorithms, and the Sizing of Populations." Subsequently, Georges published one of the seminal papers in the field of optimization using probabilistic modeling "Linkage Learning via Probabilistic Modeling in the ECGA". He then worked at SGI, as a developer of MineSet, a data mining product. At Google, Georges was a co-inventor and co-developer of two very large scale parallel machine learning programs that are used in numerous systems such as AdSense targeting and the spam filter in Gmail. Georges is currently an angel investor and an advisor to various startups focusing on the areas of internet applications, machine learning, advertising technologies and biotechnology. He is also a founder of imo and a co-founder of hslabs, an open source artificial intelligence research lab.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States
+1 (418) 000-0000

Georges Harik Investments (72)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Deep Infra 25-Sep-2023 Seed Round 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000 00.0
Lambda 01-Nov-2022 00000 00000 0000 Systems and Information Management Generating Revenue 0000000 00000 00.0
Lambda 20-Apr-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Systems and Information Management Generating Revenue 0000000 00000 00.0
SnapMagic 11-Mar-2021 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000 00.0
BoostKPI 01-Mar-2021 0000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000 00.0
Deep Sentinel 03-Mar-2020 00000 00000 0000 Other Hardware Generating Revenue 0000000 00000 00.0
Athelas 01-Jan-2018 00000 00000 000.00 Monitoring Equipment Generating Revenue 0000000 00000 00.0
Lambda 20-Dec-2017 0000 00000 000 Systems and Information Management Generating Revenue 0000000 00000 00.0
Apprente 19-Aug-2017 Seed Round 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000 00.0
Caption Care 09-Dec-2016 Early Stage VC 00.00 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 0000000 00000 00.0

Georges Harik Exits (39)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
ICON Aircraft 04-Apr-2024 Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg
Yamli 01-Aug-2023 000000000 00000000
Scaled Inference 02-Mar-2023 000 00 00000000
WideOrbit 22-Feb-2023 000000000000000000 00.00
Caption Care 17-Feb-2023 000000000000000000 00000
Jamalon 01-May-2022 000 00 00000000
Metabiota 30-Sep-2021 000000000000000000
23andMe 10-Jun-2021 0000000 000000 00000
Dakwak 01-Feb-2021 Out of Business
Apprente 01-Oct-2019 Merger/Acquisition 00000

Georges Harik Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Georges Harik Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Georges Harik Ph.D Angel Investor 00 0 San Francisco, CA

Georges Harik Co-Investors (61)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
James Hong 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Lux Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Marlin Equity Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Shasta Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Y Combinator 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Georges Harik FAQs

  • Who is Georges Harik?

    Georges Harik is an angel Investor who has made 72 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Georges Harik?

    Georges Harik is an angel investor.

  • What does Georges Harik do?

    As an angel investor, Georges Harik invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Georges Harik invested in?

    Georges Harik has made numerous investments in companies like Deep Infra, Lambda, and SnapMagic within the Business/Productivity Software and Systems and Information Management industries.

  • What has Georges Harik invested in recently?

    Georges Harik's latest investment was on 25-Sep-2023 in Deep Infra, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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