Head of Multimodal and Frontiers Research
Mark Chen is the Head of Multimodal and Frontiers Research at OpenAI. He led the teams that produced DALL-E 2 and introduced vision to GPT-4. As a research scientist at OpenAI, Mark also led the development of Codex (the AI system that powers Github Copilot), contributed to the development of GPT-3, and created Image GPT. Prior to joining OpenAI, Mark worked as a quantitative trader at several proprietary trading firms (including Jane Street Capital), where he built machine learning algorithms for equities and futures trading. He graduated from MIT with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics with computer science, and is also a coach for the USA Computing Olympiad team.