Sebastien has built his AI expertise through advanced degrees in Physics, Neuroscience and Semantics. He has designed Computer Hearing, the missing brick of AI: the ability for a machine to make sense of any sound. In 2013, he was laureate of the NETVA competition organized by the General French Consulate in Boston. The amazing feedback he received led him to move to Boston early 2014: OtoSense Inc was born. The local community helped him get started: in a few months, Sebastien was featured at TEDx Cambridge and OtoSense first product was awarded best app of the year at Mobile World Congress. Raising money from local, solid angel groups, OtoSense opened its platform to industrial partners, then moved to the Silicon Valley.