Shield AI

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Shield AI is an artificial intelligence robotics company building products for the national security sector and first responders. It aims to protect service members and civilians with artificially intelligent systems. Shield AI offers three products: the Nova quadcopter, the unmanned robotic system powered by the company’s AI framework; Hivemind Edge, an intelligent software stack that enables machines to execute complex, unscripted tasks in denied and dynamic environments without direct operator inputs; and Hivemind Core, an integrated AI framework for data management and analysis, scalable simulation, and self-directed learning.
TypePrivate
Founded2015
HQSan Diego, CA, US
Websiteshield.ai
Employee Ratings4.9

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)155
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Shield AI

Ryan Tseng

Ryan Tseng

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Nathan Michael

Nathan Michael

Chief Technology Officer
Brandon Tseng

Brandon Tseng

Chief Operating Officer, Co-Founder
Andrew Reiter

Andrew Reiter

Co-Founder, Technical Fellow
Scott Chaplin

Scott Chaplin

Chief People & Legal Officer
Gabe Mayo

Gabe Mayo

Vice President of Hardware Engineering
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Shield AI Office Locations

Shield AI has offices in San Diego and Pittsburgh
San Diego, CA, US (HQ)
501 West Broadway
Pittsburgh, PA, US
3577 Bigelow Blvd
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Shield AI Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2015

Shield AI total Funding

$38.7 m

Shield AI latest funding size

$25 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Shield AI investors

Shield AI's latest funding round in August 2019 was reported to be $25 m. In total, Shield AI has raised $38.7 m
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Shield AI Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

93/100

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Shield AI Online and Social Media Presence

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Shield AI News and Updates

Textron Systems, Shield AI team up on unmanned project

But this is not the first collaboration with a traditional defense firm for Shield AI, which is one of a number of of tech companies aiming to break into the Pentagon market.

Shield AI Awarded Defense Department Contract for AI Software

Enables Development of AI Capabilities for US Army Aviation Units Enables Development of AI Capabilities for US Army Aviation Units

Shield AI Rejected A Pivot To ‘Selfie Drones.’ Now Its Drones Are Being Used By The Military Overseas

The overseas deployment of the startup's drones comes full circle for cofounder Brandon Tseng, who came up with the idea as a Navy SEAL in Afghanistan.

Shield AI Blogs

How a small AI company found a way to scale its work for DOD

How a small AI company found a way to scale its work for DOD jessica.smyth Mon, 11/02/2020 - 09:13 "Despite all the prototype contracts and research grants the Department of Defense feeds to eager startups, that work rarely scales to the type of multimillion-dollar deals the government…

On Overcoming Obstacles

On Overcoming Obstacles brad.holmes Thu, 10/22/2020 - 08:32

Textron Systems and Shield AI to Collaborate on Military Multi-Domain Autonomy Technologies

Textron Systems and Shield AI to Collaborate on Military Multi-Domain Autonomy Technologies administrator Tue, 10/13/2020 - 11:55 OCTOBER 13, 2020 — HUNT VALLEY, MD AND SAN DIEGO, CA – Textron Systems Corporation, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Shield AI, the artificial intell…

The Challenges of Robotic Perception

The Challenges of Robotic Perception nathan.michael Mon, 10/12/2020 - 09:01

Shield AI Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Shield AI founded?

    Shield AI was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Shield AI key executives?

    Shield AI's key executives are Ryan Tseng, Nathan Michael and Brandon Tseng.

  • How many employees does Shield AI have?

    Shield AI has 155 employees.

  • Who are Shield AI competitors?

    Competitors of Shield AI include ARCA Space, UAV Solutions and Draganfly Innovations.

  • Where is Shield AI headquarters?

    Shield AI headquarters is located at 501 West Broadway, San Diego.

  • Where are Shield AI offices?

    Shield AI has offices in San Diego and Pittsburgh.

  • How many offices does Shield AI have?

    Shield AI has 2 offices.