Raymond Lau Joins Attivio as Chief Architect

Dr. Raymond Lau, an experienced technology innovator and leader in the search industry, has joined Attivio as Chief Architect.

Attivio, the leading cognitive search and insights platform, today announced that Dr. Raymond Lau, an experienced technology innovator and leader in the search industry, has joined the company as Chief Architect. This is a new position at the company, and one perfectly suited for Dr. Lau’s skills and experience.

Dr. Lau has been leading startup software efforts for over three decades. Most recently, he was the Chief Technology Officer at Ramp Holdings where he was responsible for the architecture of its enterprise CDN products and remains technical advisor to the board. Previously, he co-founded natural language search software iPhrase Technologies, later acquired by IBM. He also invented the StuffIt data compression standard for the Macintosh in the 1980s and architected one of the earliest conversational language architectures at MIT in the 1990s. Raymond received his S.B., S.M. and Ph.D. all in computer science from MIT, where he still serves as a Visiting Committee member.

“I’ve known Raymond for over ten years. He stands out in his ability to find elegant solutions to any requirement, problem, or roadblock,” said Stephen Baker, CEO of Attivio. “Raymond is going to be key to helping Attivio expand upon our product offerings and make sure we deliver a premium and reliable product to customers. It’s a real win to have Ray join the team.”

“Having spent years in the search industry, I’ve long admired the Attivio team and the platform they’ve built,” remarked Lau. “I’m excited to join the executive team and begin working with the R&D team to provide guidance and structure on new feature designs as well as continue to make improvements to the core platform.”

About Attivio

The choice of mid- and large-sized organizations for over a decade, Attivio delivers intelligent answers and insights that enable companies to answer the most complex questions asked by their employees, customers, and support teams. Using AI technologies like Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Text Analytics, Attivio helps companies increase call deflection, improve self-service success, and decrease mean time to resolution. To learn more about Attivio, visit www.attivio.com.