Innovation of AI-Powered Next Generation Face Recognition Technology

About Camvi

Camvi Technologies is a U.S.-based Artificial Intelligence company specializing in face recognition technologies. Camvi delivers large-scale real-time biometric solutions powered by AI to government and enterprises, in areas of Public Safety, Access Control, Border Control, Video Surveillance, Defense, Law Enforcement, ID Management and more. Camvi's unrivaled speed and scalability enables searching in a Camvi database containing billions of faces to be performed within a second, while maintaining a high accuracy. Camvi products are also customized and highly adaptable, enabling an easy integration with existing hardware systems.

Camvi Technologies Inc. was founded in 2015 by a team of experienced industry professionals. Headquartered in Silicon Valley (Palo Alto, CA), Camvi has additional offices in Boston and DC areas. 

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Our Leadership Team

John Chen

President and CEO

 John is the co-founder, President and CEO of Camvi. Prior to Camvi, John was Assistant General Counsel at Yahoo! Inc. Before joining Yahoo!, John was the co-founder of SageN Research, a data analytics company for proteomics research.  John is a patent attorney in California and holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. 

Yang Cao


Yang is the co-founder and COO of Camvi.  Prior to Camvi, Yang served as VP Technology at Parallel Wireless and

Q Factor Communications, responsible for innovation, development, identifying new business opportunities and technical interaction.  Prior to that, Dr. Cao was the Chief Architect at Sycamore Networks where he held major responsibilities incubating disruptive mobile broadband 3G & 4G optimization concepts, and leading new product line's technology development efforts, end-to-end architecture solution and control plane standardization.  Dr. Cao completed his study in Computer Science & Electrical Engineering from Wright State University and Stanford University.

Charles Xu


Charles has over ten years of experience in finance, including mergers & acquisitions and capital markets transactions in the high-tech industry as a senior investment banker with JP Morgan and Nomura. He had eight years of engineering experience in semiconductor chip design and technical consulting prior to banking. BSEE, Purdue; MSEE, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; MBA, Northwestern Kellogg School of Management.

Steven Kan


Steven is a software industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in software development. Expertise covers a wide area: CAD, networking, computer games, video and audio, natural language processing, AI. He led multiple teams in delivering high-quality software products. He worked as principal engineer at companies like Avid Technology and Nuance Communication. Steven holds a Master of Science degree from University of Texas at Austin. He studied in the Teaching Reform Class 88 at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Contact Us

Camvi Technologies

Global Headquarters

228 Hamilton Ave., 3rd Floor

Palo Alto, CA 94301, United States


Technical Support:

(US) +1-202-468-8467

(International) +1-408-306-0658

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