Patryk Laurent, Ph.D

Director of Engineering (AI)
LeEco | Le Technology, Inc.
San Diego, CA



Patryk Laurent is Director of Engineering (AI) at LeEco, a global company recently launched within the US.

He holds a bachelor's degree in the Cognitive Sciences from the University of Virginia, and earned his doctorate in Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh, with affiliations at the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition and the Learning Research and Development Center. Laurent spent three years doing research on vision and reward-based learning at The Johns Hopkins University. He then worked for four years at Brain Corporation, developing algorithms and techniques for applying machine learning and computer vision to autonomous robotic perception problems.

Dr. Laurent has published over a dozen peer-reviewed articles in computational and experimental research. Much of his academic work is aimed at understanding how learning and reward influence perception and cognition.

Laurent's team applies artificial intelligence to real world data towards improving products and services in LeEco's ecosystem.