Anton Kolonin received his first education as a programmer in the special mathematical class of the Novosibirsk Academgorodok in Siberia, Russian kind of “Silicon Valley”. Later he graduated cum laude from the Leningrad Mining Institute in Saint Petersburg. By the end of the institute, he prepared for publication several scientific papers in the field of computational geophysics. After the institute, he independently developed a software-algorithmic complex for processing geophysical data, introduced into production in many CIS countries. This work served as the basis for his Ph.D. thesis, defended in 1998.
Over the past 25+ years, Anton Kolonin has participated as a leader or lead architect in many projects to develop algorithms and software, including those related to the use of AI, including the recognition of static text, moving objects, music, extracting information from texts and identifying events on financial markets – in Russian and foreign companies. Since 2014, he leads his own project Aigents, as the founder and technical director, about 20 research papers have been published on the project topic. The project targets to create personal ad secure agents of artificial intelligence for individuals and small businesses. Since 2017, he is also a software architect for AI and blockchain in the SingularityNET project, leading work care of unsupervised language learning and reputation systems.