Kairos founder Brian Brackeen was fired from his own company in 2018, he is now back as an advisor
The founder and ex-CEO of facial recognition startup Kairos, Brian Brackeen, has rejoined the firm as the chairman of its scientific advisory board. In his new capacity, he will help address and eliminate issues of racial bias from the technology, according to Techcrunch.
Brackeen was removed in 2018 as CEO by the board of Kairos, citing willful misconduct as the cause for the action. He was specifically accused of misleading shareholders and potential investors, fiddling corporate funds, and creating a tense work environment.