Ryota Kanai

Founder & CEO
Araya, Inc.

Dr. Ryota Kanai is Founder and CEO of Araya, Inc. and a member of IEEE-SA’s Japan Committee. Ryota and his team at Araya aim to understand the computational and information-theoretic principles underlying consciousness by creating conscious machines. Previously, he worked as a cognitive neuroscientist at Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science, the University of Sussex, University College London, and California Institute of Technology. The main area of his research combines theoretical and empirical neuroscience of consciousness, which resulted in publication of over 100 scientific papers. He has published popular books on neuroscience, consciousness, and morality in Japan.

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