Our team

Knowledge AI was founded on the principle that thoughtfully developed technology solutions can help schools provide successful learning experiences for every student with unprecedented effectiveness and efficiency.

Our team is dedicated to that principle and includes world-class experts in every aspect of making it happen – from artificial intelligence to educational psychology.

Management Team

CEO

Joonhee Won

Chief Executive Officer and the founder of Knowledge AI Inc

Joonhee Won is the Chief Executive Officer and the founder of Knowledge AI Inc. His lifelong mission is to make education better by using latest advances in artificial intelligence technology. Joonhee is currently also the CEO of Anoto AB, a Swedish company that pioneered digital pen technology. He earned a MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA, with distinction and a college scholars in government and economics, from Cornell University.
CTO

Dr. Long N. Phan, PhD.

Long N. Phan (BS, MS, PhD from MIT) is the Chief Technology Officer of Boston based Knowledge AI (KAiT) Solutions

Dr. Phan has over 20 years of experience in the field of robotics and autonomous systems. Long was also an early pioneer in LIDAR sensing, hybrid electric aviation, and high frequency trading on Wall Street. He is a visionary and passionate entrepreneur who enjoys solving some of the most challenging problems in the world.
VP OF ENGINEERING

Baha Abunojaim

MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35

MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35. MENA Ernst and Young Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year 2017. Advisory board member at TechWorks (Initiative by the Crown Prince Foundation). Co-founder of Mixed Dimensions.

Advisory Board

Board Chairman

Dr. Robert Shin

Head of the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Tactical Systems Division at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory and the Director of the MIT Lincoln Laboratory Beaver Works Center.
Board Member

Professor Daniela Rus

Roboticist, the Director of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), and Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at MIT.
Board Member

Professor Jeannette Wing

Avanessians Director of the Data Science Institute and Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University.
Board Member

Professor Munther Dahleh

William Coolidge Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Director of the MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS).

KAIT Team

Research Fellow

Faizah Alaoui

Originally from Rabat, Morocco, Faizah Alaoui holds a Bachelor of Science from Yale University, and a Masters of Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She comes to us with research experience from the Yale Center of Emotional Intelligence, the Affect Regulation and Cognition Lab, as well as Sesame Workshop.
Research Fellow

Stephanie Cohen

Stephanie Cohen holds a Bachelor of Arts in English, Sociology and Creative Writing from Brandeis University and a Master of Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Stephanie comes to KAIT with nearly 10 years of professional experience in the non-profit and education sectors, and most recently as a research consultant with RMC Research Corporation serving different state education agencies across states in the Northeast with developing and implementing initiatives for K-12 students.
Education Specialist

Amy Raymond

Amy Raymond is an educator and designer that has been creating interactive environments in schools, museums, and theme parks for the past 15 years. Whether it is creating an augmented reality play environment or in her six years as a classroom teacher, Amy strives to engage learners by giving them agency and individualization in their educational journeys. Amy has a Bachelor of Fine Art in Design and Production from California Institute of the Arts and a Master of Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Teacher Training Specialist

Minchol Kang

Principal, Injaewon Gifted School 20+ years of teaching. MS in Engineering, Yonsei University.
Academic Integrator

Nadia Abdallah

Nadia Abdallah holds a B.A in English from Montclair State University, an M.A in Adult Education from the University of Phoenix and is currently working on a doctorate in TESOL Education at the University of Exeter. Nadia is also an IB workshop leader and examiner and a team visitor for the Council of International Schools (CIS). She has published articles regarding standardized testing and bilingual education, and is a firm believer in equal access to education.

With over 15 years of teaching and coaching experience, Nadia has held positions such as IB English teacher, IBMYP Coordinator and most recently, K-12 Director of Teaching and Learning, Chair of the CIS Committee, Head of the English Department (K-12) and MYP Principal.

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