company background

Encounter AI was founded in 2018 with the vision of creating a voice-first data-driven future, where human and digital assistants interact seamlessly to increase the level of customer service and provide critical business insights. Since our founding in October of 2018, we have established a pilot program running in five Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) locations of top 20 franchise brands.

products & services

the encounter ai solution integrates directly into the drive-thru, on-premise at quick-service restaurants, but can also be deployed to the kiosk and mobile devices. It speaks directly with customers automating the ordering process, thus increasing speed of service, decreasing errors, and providing better overall customer experience. We can also identify customers in order to customize and personalize sales to them, which will increase revenue. Our solution also will allow operators to reallocate labor away from order processing; saving upwards of $40K per year/per location.

meet the team

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derrick johnson

founder &

LEAD engineer

"any product that needs manual work is broken."

Elon Musk

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kabah conda

co-founder &


there are only two things our customers have:  Time & Money - and they don't like spending either one of them so we better sell their hamburgers, fast."


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farhan syed


"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships."

Michael Jordan

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kahli gamble

head of sales


"winning isn't everything.  but wanting to win Is."

vince lombardi

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edem kwame gasu

marketing coordinator

"Those who would judge us merely by the heights we have achieved would do well to remember the depths from which we started."

Kwame Nkrumah

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