[Codango: This will be interesting… we’re wondering how diversity statistics will look after full implementation?]
Simon Chandler: Eyal Grayevsky has a plan to make Silicon Valley more diverse.
Mya Systems, the San Francisco-based artificial intelligence company that he cofounded in 2012, has built its strategy on a single idea: Reduce the influence of humans in recruiting.
"We’re taking out bias from the process," he tells me.
They’re doing this with Mya, an intelligent chatbot that, much like a recruiter, interviews and evaluates job candidates.
Grayevsky argues that unlike some recruiters…