Generative AI x Synthetic data | Ali Golshan, cofounder and CEO of Gretel AI

Ali Golshan is the cofounder and CEO of Gretel AI, a synthetic data platform for ML developers. They have raised $65M in funding so far from investors such as Greylock and Anthos. He was previously the cofounder of StackRox, which was acquired by Red Hat for about $100M. Prior to that, he was the cofounder of Cyphort, which was acquired by Juniper Networks.

In this episode, we cover a range of topics including:

  • The need for synthetic data
  • Techniques to generate synthetic data
  • How can AI enhance the synthetic data generation process
  • Computational irreducibility
  • Differential privacy
  • Measuring the performance of the engine that generates synthetic data

Ali's favorite books:

  • The Order of Time (Author: Carlo Rovelli)
  • The Coddling of the American Mind (Authors: Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt)