Mustafa Suleyman

Co-founder and Head of Applied Artificial Intelligence

Google DeepMind

Mustafa Suleyman is co-founder and Head of Applied AI at DeepMind, where he is responsible for integrating the company’s technology across a wide range of Google products. In February 2016 he launched DeepMind Health, which builds clinician-led technology in the NHS. Mustafa was Chief Product Officer at DeepMind Technologies, before the company was bought in 2014 by Google.

At 19, Mustafa dropped out of Oxford University to help set up a telephone counselling service, building it to become one of the largest mental health support services of its kind in the UK, and then worked as policy officer for then Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone. He went on to help start Reos Partners, a consultancy with eight offices across four continents specializing in designing and facilitating large-scale multi-stakeholder ‘Change Labs’ aimed at navigating complex problems.

As a skilled negotiator and facilitator Mustafa has worked all over the world for a wide range of clients such as the UN, the Dutch Government and WWF.