Mary is a 1st year MBA candidate at Chicago Booth. Prior to school she worked in the financial services industry for 5 years, helping institutional investors make investment decisions within their hedge fund programs and fundraising for the fund of hedge funds industry. She served as the CMO of a socially conscious jewelry startup (Bird+Stone) for 4 years and has a passion for social ventures. In her free time, she enjoys boxing and creating culinary concoctions without the restraints of a recipe (creations are shared on Instagram at @thecontrariancook). You can reach her at mary.wang@chicagobooth.edu

Aegis AI: Gun Detection Technology for the Future, Here Today

Aegis AI is the brainchild of Sonny Tai (Chicago Booth ’15), who grew up in South Africa and fled to the United States with his family after experiencing persistent gun violence. Through the Booth network, he met Ben Ziomek (Chicago Booth ’19) and the two co-founded Aegis AI to create software that employs computer vision to automatically…