Arthur Tu

Arthur Tu

Co-founder, LearnBop│Co-founder, Elemental Path│Managing Director, Lair East Labs


Arthur was co-founder and CTO/Product Lead of LearnBop Inc, an educational technology company that provides automated tutoring systems for mathematics (acquired by K12 Inc. in 2014). Arthur was also co-founder and Product Architect at Elemental Path, the NYC-based tech startup that created AI-powered conversational smart toy line Cognitoys. Arthur is a DreamIt NYC '11 Alum, as well as a mentor at DreamIt, StartEd, Lair East Labs, NYC BigApps, Startup Weekend, iMentor and TrepCamp. Arthur was a former research associate in Intelligent Tutoring Systems at Carnegie Mellon's Human-computer Interaction institute and LearnLab. Arthur holds a M.S in Logic and Computation, and a B.S in Computer Science and Philosophy from Carnegie Mellon. Arthur is currently the managing director of Lair East Labs.

Interests: human-computer interaction, educational technology, computer science, artificial intelligence, web development, learning sciences, philosophical analysis, logic, causal reasoning, experimental science

● Advisor & Shareholder, Elemental Path
● Managing Director, Lair East Labs
● Backtrace I/O, Lead Engineering Manager
● Advisor & Shareholder, LearnBop