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Grab announces the appointment of Theo Vassilakis as Chief Technology Officer. The appointment of Theo is in line with the company's massive expansion of related research and development centers globally.

Theo will be responsible for determining the direction of the Division of technology service provider along with the Grab, transport online is developing a platform O2O in Southeast Asia.

Note, the Grab on investment ability of deep learning and current engineering data has enabled the service platform that can compensate for its growth. All 2017, the Grab has presented a wide range of services, ranging from GrabNow, Grab Shuttle, and Just Grab to form a network on-demand transport in Singapore and Southeast Asia.

Since the beginning of this year, doubling the number of Central R&D Grab that originally there were three to six with a presence in Bangalore (India), Ho Chi Minh City (Viet Nam), and Jakarta (Indonesia). Grab promised to provide almost 1,000 jobs in the field of research centers in the six R&D at the end of 2018.

Anthony Tan, Group CEO and co-founder Grab says Theo's track record as a leader in the field of engineering, the self-employed, and teachers in a variety of technology companies add value to the company's executive team.

"We are happy because of the expertise in the field of immersive Theo scaling machine learning and systems engineering will be supporting our service platform that generates data every day by 10 terabytes and growing," he said in the description his, Friday (27/10/2017).

Anthony claims that the arrival of Theo at the right time, where the current Grab the middle trying to lead the transportation industry on-demand and expand the range of services of e-Money belonging to Grab, i.e. GrabPay.
"As CTO Grab, Theo will be responsible for the payment of transport and Grab the platform, led the growth in our services, and further support the development of our capabilities in the field of machine learning, artificial intelligence, data science, and infrastructure scaling, "added Anthony.

Prior to joining Grab, Theo held positions in a variety of senior global technology companies. In addition, he also served as Partner, Architect and Dev Manager Azure at Microsoft and Principal Engineer and Engineering Director at Google.
Theo also served as Co-founder and CEO of Metanautix, the company's product the big analytics data which was acquired by Microsoft. Theo earned his Bachelor's degree from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from Brown University, both in the Department of mathematics.

"Southeast Asia is a region that is very potent. An awful lot of opportunities to make the easier life of hundreds of millions of people by developing products and services that deliver convenience and revenue opportunities. I am excited to soon collaborate with Anthony and Grab to extend scalability, resilience, and machine-learning capability of our platform as we move forward toward that goal, "said Theo.

Source: inet.detik.com