Full Name
Mark Chen
Job Title
Head of Frontiers Research
Brief Biography
Mark Chen is the Head of Frontiers Research at OpenAI, where he focuses on multimodal modeling and reasoning research. He led the team that created DALL·E, and the team that incorporated visual perception into GPT-4. Mark also led Codex’s development and contributed to the advancement of GPT models, including the development of Image GPT.

Prior to joining OpenAI, Mark worked as a quantitative trader at several proprietary trading firms, including Jane Street Capital, where he built machine learning algorithms for equities and futures trading. He graduated from MIT with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics with computer science and is also a coach for the USA Computing Olympiad team.
Mark Chen