At the end of 2014, Adam Gibson, the creator of DeepLearning4j co-founded US based Skymind Inc to provide support, consultation and to build custom AI solutions.
2015 saw positive moves including Tencent as first investor, early adoption of DL4j by Orange S.A. (formerly France Telecom S.A. In 2016), Skymind Inc incorporated a joint venture to address the Asian market, Skymind AI Ltd in Hong Kong, with Shawn Tan, as CEO and director, and Dr Goh Shuwei, as COO and director of Skymind AI Ltd.
Skymind Inc recently rebranded itself to Pathmind (announced 17 Dec 2019) and has pivoted away from supporting the Deeplearning4j Open Source community. However, Skymind AI Limited, remained committed to maintain and support the development of the Eclipse Deeplearning4j ecosystem.