Mr Steven Truong is the Founder and CEO of VinBrain, a subsidiary of Vingroup, the largest conglomerate in Vietnam. He has been in the AI and software industry for more than 26 years and has held senior leadership positions in top technology companies in the USA and Canada, including Microsoft, Honeywell, and IntelliCommunities. Before forming VinBrain, he was the Director of AI Incubation and Engineering at Microsoft in the USA, reporting directly to the VP of MSAI. Steven has led multi-development center teams at Microsoft. He has been a key innovation initiator for AI product platforms that have been used by hundreds of millions of users worldwide, such as Email Smart Reply and iRanker.
Steven established VinBrain with the mission to infuse AI and IoT to improve human lives and productivity. He has led his team to deploy DrAid™ – the 1st AI-powered doctor assistant in Vietnam – used by more than 100 hospitals across Vietnam and the USA. DrAid™ Radiology V1 is the FIRST & ONLY AI product for X-ray Diagnostics in Vietnam and Southeast Asia that is cleared by FDA standards. In 2021, VinBrain won ACM SIGAI Industry Award – previously, Microsoft USA in 2020, followed by Sony in 2022.
Steven earned a Bachelor of Applied Science - Engineering Science at the University of Toronto in 1989.