Yuri Khidekel is the Founder and CEO of ArtsAI. Yuri is serial entrepreneur, with over 20 years of experience, building and growing technology-based start-ups.
A Russian native, Yuri moved to the United States 30 years ago working as a Senior Engineer for Visa. Soon after he founded his first company, Identicator Technology, focusing on fingerprint recognition. This was sold to Identix where Yuri became the CTO.
He then went on to start Cognizance, a security company working on multi-factor identification, which he sold to Bioscrpyt Inc in 2005.
Since founding ArtsAI in 2011, Yuri has helped grow the business into a major innovator in the ad tech space, with the goal of helping publishers send users the right message at the right time and fully automating the process along the way.