Lum has a background in artificial intelligence, decentralized systems, and bioinformatics. He is the Co-founder & CEO of Open Cybernetics, a startup focused on developing new open-source algorithms for decentralized AI systems. At Open Cybernetics, Lum invented and is leading the development of several new deep learning and decentralized AI related algorithms. Lum’s goal is to democratize AI by introducing a suite of novel open-source algorithms that lower the costs associated with training and running extremely large models. Besides Open Cybernetics, Lum is also the project lead at Xfai, a crypto startup where he designed and led the development of an automated market maker, based on a system of on-chain constant function market maker smart contracts.