Artificial intelligence is transforming the world. It is disrupting the way businesses operate in every industry. Moving beyond the realms of possibility, Al has contributed massively to bringing about a change in the economy and the educational landscape. The use of new tools and techniques have revolutionized the way of learning.
edYOU is redefining education by creating the world’s most immersive and adaptive Al learning experiences, leveraging web3 transformative technology that is safe, friendly, infinitely adaptable, and easily accessible. edYOU’s cutting-edge platform enables users to learn through its AI Beings with a wide range of data sources tailored to specific needs. By combining Al technology and humanlike interactions, in real-time, through edYOU’s conversational avatars that edYOU has trademarked as Al BeingsTM
edYOU is on a mission to provide the next generation with truly transformative and personalized learning experiences through its AI tutors in a safe environment in the comfort of your liking 24/7. CEO Views is pleased to recognize edYOU on the cover of this issue, leading the list of “50 Best Companies of the Year 2023.” Dr. Michael Everest, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of edYOU was with the CEOViews team to share detailed insights into their journey. Dr. Everest, with a dual doctorate including a Ph.D. in education, has dedicated his life to making a positive & transformative difference in the world. Dr. Everest founded Residents Medical, a man of many virtues, a company that skyrocketed to success, generating high revenues in the first year alone. He did not limit himself there, and driven by his desire to revolutionize education, Dr. Everest found edYOU Technologies Inc.
Story of Origin
edYOU draws its inspiration from years of experience and contemplation before its establishment, firmly rooted in the universal truth that education possesses the transformative power to shape the lives and future of its recipients. Dr. Michael Everest, Founder, and CEO of edYOU, is the visionary behind edYOU. He has dedicated considerable time to educating aspiring doctors at Residents Medical, where he witnessed knowledge’s profound impact at the highest education echelons and also saw a void to fill in the practical need of tutors at any time that are consistent. He decided to have AI inter-relatable platform by creating AI that one can converse with rather than listen to pre-recorded videos. His passion was to give AI a safe face, which he has accomplished.
Complementing his expertise, edYOU’s Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Bill Inman, has long utilized technology and media as tools for educating individuals in their careers, as well as for entertainment and work purposes. With this wealth of experience and an unwavering belief in its immense potential, edYOU is uniquely positioned to make a profound difference. edYOU has created the first patented real-time conversational AI Beings™ as realistic avatars to communicate and teach, augmenting how students are tutored to help improve learning outcomes.
“edYOU is redefining education by creating the world’s most immersive and adaptive AI learning experiences, leveraging web3 transformative technology that is safe, friendly, infinitely adaptable, and easily accessible.”
Journey to Success
For edYOU, the journey has been dynamic and filled with interest from various educational institutions. Speaking about their achievements, CEO Michael Everest said, “We successfully developed and released an Alpha and MVP product within a few quarters, which is currently being implemented at the university level. Additionally, we have crafted a strong brand strategy and messaging to communicate our vision and value proposition effectively. These milestones highlight our commitment to innovation and our progress in transforming education to serve humanity better.”
edYOU Artificial Intelligence Platform
edYOU has developed a unique and secure AI platform that addresses the limitations and challenges of popular large language models. The platform comprises essential modules, including a proprietary patent ending data ingestion engine, enabling users and enterprises to have custom made AI specific to their learning needs. For educational institutions, this means having interactive tutoring available through an “always-on” AI companion, known as the “Study Buddy.” The proprietary artificial intelligence engine also transforms ingested data into question-and-answer pairs, fostering conversational interactivity.
What sets edYOU apart is its intelligence curation engine software, which allows tapping into extensive language models while maintaining a filtering system that ensures safety for students, both young and old. By presenting the technology through AI Beings that are conversing with the student on real-time bases, not pre-recorded sessions of old. edYOU offers a familiar and humanlike interface, enhancing accessibility and user experience. This powerful combination of technological features makes edYOU’s AI user-friendly, instantly impactful in the field of education, and most importantly, safe for students of all ages.
Personalized AI Experience
Artificial Intelligence is undoubtedly a transformative advancement; however, it often lacks safety and personalization. Recognizing the need for safe and personalized AI experiences, edYOU is at the forefront of this emerging trend. As part of the AI market, edYOU is taking the lead in simplifying and ensuring the safety and personalization of AI technology for its end users.
The edYOU Proprietary Ingestion Engine (PIE) is a powerful tool for creating a personalized AI Being and PAI (Personal Artificial Intelligence). It allows users to quickly learn from their AI by answering questions, connecting to cloud data, social sites, documents of many different file types, real-time transcription services, cloud meeting data, consuming books and written materials, and more. By leveraging this technology, users can utilize AI that delivers relevant results based on their unique needs. With PIE, users can easily update their AI periodically or in real-time, theCEO of edYOU, Michael Everest believes that by providing a secure and personalized AI platform, they are not only meeting users current needs but also paving the way for future AI innovation. The commitment to making AI accessible, secure, and tailored to individual users sets edYOU apart as an industry leader in driving the next wave of AI advancements.
“Through the AI education platform, students get to learn one on one or in a classroom setting and get to prepare for tests. The AI beings talk, listen and answer in real-time, 24/7 operating in any environment of their choosing.”
edYOU is redefining education for generations by pioneering the creation of the world’s most immersive and adaptive AI learning experiences. Recognizing that Generation Alpha, Gen Z, and Millennials have grown up immersed in technology, edYOU harnesses the potential of artificial intelligence, unlike previous generations. This force is poised to dominate the technological landscape for decades to come.
edYOU’s AI Beings enables users to forge trusted relationships and develop profound connections with the innovative learning platform.
Through the AI education platform, cohorts get to learn one-on-one or in a classroom setting and get to review classes and prepare for tests. The AI beings talk, listen and answer in real-time, 24/7 operating in any environment of their choosing.
edYOU stands out in the marketplace through a unique combination of safe and personal AI, accessible through humanlike AI Beings that interact in real-time. While large language models like ChatGPT have gained popularity, they often need more user-friendliness and may need to meet the safety requirements for students and learners of all ages. edYOU directly addresses these challenges, offering a fully differentiated solution that prioritizes usability and safety. By delivering an innovative approach that combines personalized AI with a safe learning environment, edYOU provides a truly distinct offering in the market.
edYOU has a robust framework for testing and measuring innovation. They place great emphasis on gathering feedback from customers, which serves as a vital source of insights. By actively seeking and listening to the customer’s feedback, the team can continuously revise and refine their priorities to align with their evolving needs. Through collaborative team efforts, edYOU ensures that the innovation initiatives are firmly grounded in genuine customer requirements. This customer-centric approach allows them to effectively test and measure the impact of innovations, ensuring that they deliver meaningful solutions that genuinely resonate with the clients.
One of the challenges the team at edYOU successfully navigated was leveraging the educational and business experience of their founders and experts to gain a deep understanding of market trends that were yet to unfold. edYOU leadership has created a new market with an emphasis on being the network force in the tutelage market. In the field of artificial intelligence, there is often a gap between the scientific brilliance of researchers and the ability to translate that into market success effectively. At edYOU, the professionals overcame this challenge by actively listening to customers and constituents. By carefully attending to their needs and feedback, they ensured that the product features aligned with market demands, successfully integrating science and market relevance.
Embracing a Culture of Innovation
As a young and vibrant company, edYOU embraces a culture rooted in innovation, respect, and agility. This culture enables them to actively listen to their clients and users, incorporating their needs and feedback into AI expertise to develop exceptional products. They believe that building an outstanding team requires a deep understanding of the company’s mission and a harmonious integration of highly skilled individuals’ goals, aspirations, and talents.
edYOU is focused on ongoing software innovation, particularly in enhancing conversational capabilities. Additionally, the company plans to create new frontiers by bringing a global imprint in tutoring in all major languages and to bring his technology to offset the decline in learning outcomes due to the Covid pandemic. Looking ahead, the company’s long-term vision is to establish edYOU as the global leader in AI solutions for education, learning, and knowledge transfer, serving schools and enterprises. For now, edYOU will continue to raise money to reach the net force and scalability to help education globally.