Abran is the cofounder of Create Labs, an AI artist and developer, metaverse designer and an Ambassador for OpenAI. Create Labs is a Black and Brown founded startup and a leading disruptor in AI, 3D and Web3 metaverse design, bringing culture & innovation to life with authentic, immersive experiences. Abran is one of the leading experts and alpha tester of cutting-edge AI technologies such as GPT-3, Codex, DALL•E 2 and GANs. He is also the creator of C.L.Ai.R.A. an autonomous AI woman of color along with other intelligent virtual humans. He also manages Verizon's Innovative Learning initiative, expanding 5G VR/AR edtech solutions to schools across the nation.