William Bakst is the co-founder and CEO at SOTAI - a company on a mission to make artificial intelligence transparent and accessible for everyone. He is a distinguished graduate from Stanford with a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science, specializing in AI. During his time at Google AI as a Research Engineer focusing on Interpretable Machine Learning, Bakst observed a common challenge. While exploring cutting-edge interpretable machine learning systems, he identified the inefficiencies of translating these advancements in 'plain English'. Bakst champions incorporating domain expertise into machine learning within product teams, aiming to bridge the gap between research and implementation.