2018 Innovator Under 35: John Schulman

John Schulman, OpenAI

Training AI to be smarter and better, one game of Sonic the Hedgehog at a time

John Schulman, Research Scientist, OpenAI

John Schulman is a research scientist at OpenAI and a member of the founding team. He co-developed some of the most widely used reinforcement learning algorithms (TRPO and PPO) and software packages (OpenAI Gym and Baselines). He received a PhD in computer science from UC Berkeley and a BS in physics from Caltech.


Innovators Under 35
individuals whose superb technical work promises to shape the coming decades through the development of new technology or the creative application of existing technologies to solve problems.