Love data?
So do we.

We're a team of engineers and researchers from Google, Facebook, Harvard, and MIT. We're building the modern data labeling infrastructure needed to power the next wave of AI.

Our data labeling platform and workforce help AI companies around the world solve their machine learning and NLP problems — from detecting hate speech and categorizing user reviews, to training powerful language models.

Our team comes from
Generating high-quality datasets is a rich, nuanced problem.

Our human-AI algorithms and operational infrastructure give your data the loving care it deserves.

Founding Team

Decades of experience in AI, Trust & Safety, and Data at the world's largest tech companies

Edwin Chen


Edwin founded Surge AI to build the human data platforms needed to power the next generation of rich, intelligent AI. He previously led machine learning, content moderation, and human computation teams at Google, Facebook, and Twitter, and studied mathematics and linguistics at MIT.

Andrew Mauboussin


Andrew oversees Surge AI's Engineering team — from building APIs that support real-time human computation, to internationalization efforts that enable data collection in 30+ languages, to new frontends for rich human/AI interaction. He previously led Twitter's Integrity ML and Counterintelligence efforts, and studied CS at Harvard.

Bradley Webb


Bradley runs Surge AI's Product and Growth teams. He previously led Integrity and Data Operations teams at Facebook, and graduated from Dartmouth.

Jefferson Lee

Software Engineer

Jefferson leads Surge AI's data labeling and content moderation products — whether it's helping customers evaluate large language models, moderate content, or train Spam and Hate Speech classifiers. He was previously an early engineer on Airbnb's Trust and Safety ML team, and studied computer science at Harvard.

Scott Heiner


Scott Heiner is a product manager at Surge AI, where he is focused on building high-quality human data pipelines. He leads Surge’s work with institutions focused on large language models and AI alignment. Before joining Surge, he led operations teams in the media industry.

Jean Massad


David Tofu

Software Engineer

Cymen Vig

Software Engineer

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Data Labeling for the
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