CLSP alum’s company, Kitt.AI, is acquired by Baidu
In 2014, CLSP alums Xuchen Yao and Guoguo Chen founded Kitt.AI. Kitt.AI built and powered chatbots and voice based applications that can be used on multiple devices. The Seattle-based company recently announced it’s acquisition by Baidu. Baidu is a Chinese website and search engine, similar to Google. Xuchen Yao remarked on the acquisition with a blog post he published on the website. With the acquisition, Yao hopes to take Kitt.AI’s chatbots even further.