Dec 8, 2022
Jesse Shemen is CEO of Papercup, a company he co-founded in 2017. The company transforms audio and video media into multiple languages to broaden its reach. Papercup estimates that 99% of all content is only available in one language. Using AI tools in conjunction with human translators and a synthetic speech engine, Papercup is working with companies such as Bloomberg and Insider to make their content available in the native language of their international audience.
Shemen has a finance degree from NYU. He previously was a venture lead at Octopus where he helped launch a wealth technology platform for financial advisors, and a co-founder of Deloitte Ventures UK.