Kian Katanforoosh, Stanford University

Lecturer, Computer Science

Kian Katanforoosh Biography

Kian Katanforoosh is the CEO and founder of Workera, the #1 trusted skills technology across the Fortune 1000. Workera offers unparalleled insights into workforce capabilities to help organizations accurately assess employees’ proficiency in high-demand skills and efficiently increase those skills. In addition to his work leading Workera, Kian is also an award-winning lecturer at Stanford University, where he co-created their Deep Learning program alongside AI legend Andrew Ng and has helped teach AI to over 4 million people. Kian has been acknowledged for his teaching excellence by Stanford with the Walter J. Gores Award, Stanford’s highest teaching award, and the Centennial Award for Excellence in teaching.