Danny Yang is the Co-founder of Maicoin, a bitcoin services platform with offices in Taipei and Palo Alto. Danny has worked on machine learning and data problems for over a decade, and believes that the intersection of bitcoin and big data will be increasingly more important, especially in getting mass consumer adoption of bitcoin.
Previously, Danny founded Caralta (in Palo Alto) and Seravia (in Beijing), and before that he was an early employee at Like.com (acquired by Google). At Like.com, Danny created algorithms for face detection, clothing similarity and reverse engineering search rankings. At Seravia, he worked on unlocking patterns in business and legal data. Caralta focused on data related to cars.
Danny graduated from Harvard with a degree in Chemistry and Physics, and got his PhD in Computer Science from Stanford.