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Deeplearning4j was the first commercial-grade, distributed deep learning library written for Java and Scala. Integrated with Hadoop and Apache Spark, DL4J was designed to bring AI to business environments for use on distributed GPUs and CPUs. Deeplearning4j was created by Skymind Inc. in 2014.

Chris Nicholson

Chris Nicholson is the CEO of Skymind. He previously led communications and recruiting at the Sequoia-backed robo-advisor, FutureAdvisor, which was acquired by BlackRock. In a prior life, Chris spent a decade reporting on tech and finance for The New York Times, Businessweek and Bloomberg, among others.

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