Allen Lee

Allen Lee

Work Experience

2024 — Now
YTTL

P2P AI

2023 — 2024
AI Lead at Horus (a defense project for Taiwan Gov))
Taipei

An ai pilot enables drones to autonomously execute vertical-use case tasks.

2022 — 2023

Messenger for Virtual World. Advised by Tim Sweeney.

2019 — 2021
Founder at Failed Apps inc
  • Ghost: An AI-powered podcast player (auto-skips ads)

  • Wormhole: AR camera for book

  • Pensieve: OpenAI-CLIP-powered visual search engine on macOS

2017 — 2018
Beijing, Taipei

I provided product strategies and technical advice directly to the president of Condé Nast China Sophia Liao. I also helped her oversee the whole digital product team when she took over.

2015 — 2017
Cupertino, Taipei

A social app startup backed by YouTube cofounder Steve
Chen. Main product: Pamily (TikTok for pets)

2013 — 2015
CTO & Cofounder at R42 Robotics
Taipei

Built the first autonomous intelligent drones to skywrite Chinese letters in the sky

Side Projects

Ongoing
Homie

iMessage/Call your homie on iPhone homescreen

2022
Classic

iPod Classic Simulator on iOS (Spotify only)

2020
Functions Fund (sold to 7 Ventures)

Most followed vc publication on Medium (beat a16z, Sequoia, Accel, Lightspeed…)

2019

Inspired by Ghost in the Shell (攻殻機動隊 シェルのゴースト), I believe the future of collective intelligence is a composable knowledge base network. (community fork)