Robert Mercer: More Info

Mercer is a major donor to conservative political causes including: Breitbart News and Donald Trump’s 2016 Presidential campaign.  He has also given money to Super PACs affiliated with Freedom Partners, Club for Growth Action, and  John R. Bolton.

Career-wise, he began at IBM Research where he developed the “Mercer Clustering” concept which is now a standard statistical machine translation method used in speech recognition and translation.