LightOn unlocks Transformative AI
LightOn is developing extreme-scale foundation models for the Enterprise. Our vision is to lower the barrier to entry of Transformative AI for small and large businesses, in a sustainable way. Based in Paris, France, LightOn is a spinoff of university research.
  • 2016 : LightOn was founded by Igor Carron, Laurent Daudet, Sylvain Gigan, and Florent Krzakala as a spinoff from university research.
  • 2018 : Seed funding – LightOn is backed by VCs including Otium, Quantonation and Anorak Ventures.
  • 2020 : Lighton releases the first photonics co-processor for AI on the market.
  • 2021 : A pivot to Large Language Models : LightOn releases PAGnol, the largest Language Model natively trained in French.
  • 2022 : LightOn launches Muse, a discovery API for LightOn’s LLMs, including the most powerful language models natively trained in French and Arabic (in collaboration with TII Abi Dhabi).
  • 2023 : LightOn launches Paradigm, the full-stack LLM offer for the Enterprise.

Founders
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Igor Carron
Co-CEO & Co-founder

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Laurent Daudet

Laurent Daudet
Co-CEO & Co-founder

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Florent Krzakala

Florent Krzakala
Co-founder

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Sylvain Gigan

Sylvain Gigan
Co-founder

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Would you like to join us and take AI to the extreme?

🇬🇧 LightOn SAS welcomes applications from talented engineers in Machine Learning or Optics or Electronics and Integrated Circuit Design to build the computer of the future. Please send your credentials to [email protected]. Permit to work in the EU is preferred albeit not required.
🇫🇷 LightOn SAS recrute des ingénieur(e)s de talent en Machine Learning ou en Optique ou en Electronique pour construire l’ordinateur du futur. Envoyez votre candidature à [email protected]. La permission de travailler dans l’Union Européenne est préférée mais non exigée.

🚀  Full-Stack Engineer, Muse Team 😉

You are interested in helping build and run an API powered by large machine learning models answering real-world business needs. You want to bring state-of-the-art artificial intelligence technology to the world, democratizing its use through a simple, reliable, and responsive API.

DevOps Engineer Internship (6 months)  🚀  For Fall 2022 Internships 😉

You are interested in building and running a production system incorporating extreme-scale machine learning models. You want to bring state-of-the-art artificial intelligence technology to the world, democratising its use through a simple, reliable, and responsive API using cloud-based solutions.

“Open” Extreme-Scale Internship (6 months)  🦾  For Fall 2022 Internships 🎉

This is an “open” internship proposal: we will work with you to define a role that suits you best.
Are you interested in researching and/or implementing novel ideas for accelerating extreme-scale Machine Learning using unique photonic hardware? Do you want access to massive compute, avant-garde hardware, state-of-the-art tooling, and great academic freedom?

BizDev Internship, Muse team (6 months)  🤖  Summer / Fall 2022 😃

Internship of 6 months for students in their first or second year of Master Degree in Business Development / Marketing & PR. The candidates must be eligible to work in the EU. You will be joining a young and tightly knit team, seeking to address real business needs in a variety of verticals.