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Top 50 Artificial Intelligence CEOs of 2021

Despite its widespread lack of familiarity, AI is a technology that has been crawling into every industry in the recent times. It is today changing finance, national security, health care, criminal justice, transportation, and smart cities and addressing issues such as data access problems, algorithmic bias, etc. The increasing penetration of AI into many aspects of life is altering decision-making within organizations and improving efficiency.

From predictive analytics and deep learning to chatbots and image recognition, AI is revolutionizing how businesses are able to engage with customers and deliver more in less time. Many operational tasks can be automated with AI, freeing up business leaders to tackle more complicated business problems and decision making. Tasks such as data analysis that consume many hours for human resources can be processed within seconds by AI technology. The world is at the edge of modernizing many sectors through AI, but the way AI systems are developed need to be better understood due to the major implications these technologies will have for society as a whole. In this edition, we are presenting to you the Top 50 Artificial intelligence CEOs of 2021 who have studied and implemented AI into their businesses to increase efficiency and boost productivity as well as create avenues into new products. Here are The Top 50 AI CEOs of 2021.

Yvonne Hofstetter, CEO

Yvonne Hofstetter, CEO

21strategies

21strategies is a B2B deep tech company aiming at transforming how organizations make decisions under uncertainty by providing them with Enterprise AI which navigates their complex and volatile real life risks.

Gerhard Kurner, CEO

Gerhard Kurner, CEO

506.ai

506 is an AI based European marketing data science company.

Emilio Billi, Founder & CTO

Emilio Billi, Founder & CTO

A3Cube

A3Cube turns your time, your data and your infrastructure into value.

Kabir Shahani, CEO

Kabir Shahani, CEO

Amperity

Amperity, the leading Customer Data and Identity Platform, helps the world’s most loved brands take control of their customer data.

Bryan Salesky, Founder & CEO

Bryan Salesky, Founder & CEO

Argo AI

Argo AI is a technology platform company that is working with leading automakers to deliver a fully integrated self-driving system that can be manufactured at scale for safe and reliable deployment in ride sharing and goods delivery services.

Ali Parsa, CEO

Ali Parsa, CEO

Babylon

Babylon aims to provide accessible, affordable healthcare by combining AI with doctors.

Alex Lawton, Founder & CEO

Alex Lawton, Founder & CEO

BEDROCK Intelligence

Data Science & AI with a human-centred approach to business digitalisation that delivers value.

Tom Wagner,  CEO

Tom Wagner, CEO

Berkshire Grey

An game-changing solutions combine AI and Robotics to automate omni-channel fulfillment for retailers, eCommerce, and logistics enterprises serving today’s connected consumers.

Mark DePristo, Founder & CEO

Mark DePristo, Founder & CEO

BigHat Biosciences

BigHat Biosciences is a novel protein therapeutics company and developer of an AI-guided antibody design platform.

Michael Ouliel, Founder & CEO

Michael Ouliel, Founder & CEO

BlackSwan Technologies

BlackSwan’s cloud computing enterprise software includes the award-winning platform-as-a-service, ELEMENT, which enables organizations to build enterprise AI applications at scale for any domain quickly and at a fraction of the cost of alternatives.

Vin Singh, Founder & CEO

Vin Singh, Founder & CEO

BullFrog AI

BullFrog AI is a digital biotechnology company focused on improving the success rates of drug development using its proprietary AI platform.

Abhimanu Kumar, Co-Founder & CEO

Abhimanu Kumar, Co-Founder & CEO

CausalFunnel

A Plug-and-play Data Science platform for eCommerce funnel optimization using AI and ML.

Alexander Lörch ‍MD & Founder

Alexander Lörch ‍MD & Founder

CID

We develop innovative, intelligent software solutions. We empower strategic and tactical operations with AI.

Andy Byrne, CEO

Andy Byrne, CEO

Clari

Clari is a connected revenue operations platform that uses automation and AI to unlock all the activity data captured in key business systems such as marketing automation, CRM, email, calendar, phone, content management, conversations, and more.

Matt Zeiler, CEO & Founder

Matt Zeiler, CEO & Founder

Clarifai

Clarifai is a leading deep learning AI platform for computer vision, natural language processing and data labeling.

Evandro Barros, CEO

Evandro Barros, CEO

DATA H

DATA H builds AI ventures in partnership with the most innovative companies and the best scientists world wide.

Dan Wright, CEO

Dan Wright, CEO

DataRobot

DataRobot brings AI technology and ROI enablement services to global enterprises.

Andre-Martin Hobbs,  Founder

Andre-Martin Hobbs, Founder

DecisioningIT

An artificial intelligence solution that gets 85% of customers prequalified online, regardless of their credit history.

Craig Walker, CEO

Craig Walker, CEO

Dialpad

Dialpad is an AI-powered cloud communications platform that turns conversations into opportunities and helps teams make smart calls.

Nick Elprin, Co-Founder & CEO

Nick Elprin, Co-Founder & CEO

Domino Data Lab

Domino Data Lab provides a platform that utilizes data science and AI for collaboration, model deployment, and centralizing infrastructure.

Dominick Romano, Founder

Dominick Romano, Founder

drainpipe.io

A next-generation operating system for artificial intelligence.

Veena Gundavelli, Founder & CEO

Veena Gundavelli, Founder & CEO

Emagia

Emagia is a leading provider of AI-Powered Digital Order-to-Cash Management (OTC) Platform that brings the combined power of Automation, Analytics and AI to the Accounts Receivables.

Andrew Hopkins, CEO

Andrew Hopkins, CEO

Exscientia

Exscientia is a pharmatech company that uses an end-to-end AI platform to design and discover new drugs.

Jake Tyler Co-Founder & CEO

Jake Tyler Co-Founder & CEO

Finn AI

Finn AI provides AI-powered conversational banking technology for personal banking and finance.

Stan Boland CEO

Stan Boland CEO

FiveAI

FiveAI provides a software platform designed for providing a solution in urban mobility in public transport to complex urban environments.

Dmitry Gurski, CEO

Dmitry Gurski, CEO

Flo Health

Flo is an AI-powered women’s health app that supports women at every stage of their reproductive cycle.

Hossein Rahnama, Founder

Hossein Rahnama, Founder

Flybits

Flybits creates value for customers by enabling micro-personalized experiences, powered by contextual intelligence.

Andrea Cinelli, CEO & Founder

Andrea Cinelli, CEO & Founder

Foolfarm

FoolFarm is a startup factory that helps young companies grow.

Christian Allouche, CEO

Christian Allouche, CEO

GLEAMER

GLEAMER develops AI-powered softwares to enhance diagnostic performance and productivity in Radiology.

Thomas Solignac, CEO & Co-Founder

Thomas Solignac, CEO & Co-Founder

Golem.ai

New generation of AI (no training, no black-box) for automation of text-related tasks in any language. Documents & emails processing is now AI-assisted or AI-automated, making it fast & reliable.

Orr Danon, CEO

Orr Danon, CEO

Hailo

Hailo is a developer of a specialized deep learning processor that delivers the performance of a data center-class computer to edge devices.

Sergio Grce, CEO

Sergio Grce, CEO

iSIZE Technologies

iSize Technologies pioneers deep learning for video delivery

Serge Massicotte, CEO

Serge Massicotte, CEO

IVADO Labs

IVADO Labs is an AI-powered start-up based in Montreal, one of the world’s fastest-growing AI communities.

Paula Adriao, CEO

Paula Adriao, CEO

K1 Digital

K1 Digital supports organizations in their digital transformation journey by building solutions with the use of intelligent technologies and integrating them into business processes.

Julia Hu, CEO, Co-founder

Julia Hu, CEO, Co-founder

Lark

Lark is a digital health startup that provides virtual care through AI coaching, smart devices, and tele-monitoring.

Manny Medina, CEO

Manny Medina, CEO

Outreach

Outreach is a sales engagement platform that uses AI for predictive analytics as it relates to sales.

Thorsten Heilig, Co-Founder & CEO

Thorsten Heilig, Co-Founder & CEO

Paretos

Paretos “data science to go” platform enables global corps, innovative SMEs, and growing start-ups to use AI without prior knowledge

Miguel Angel Verdugo Co-Fundador & CEO

Miguel Angel Verdugo Co-Fundador & CEO

Robotto

Robotto is integrating drones with AI and computer vision technologies being performed at edge level for a variety of use-cases.

Omri Geller, Co-Founder & CEO

Omri Geller, Co-Founder & CEO

Run:AI

Run:AI develops an automated distributed training technology that virtualizes and accelerates deep learning.

Leonardo Santos, Founder & CEO

Leonardo Santos, Founder & CEO

Semantix

Semantix is a software platform company that specializes in Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics.

Pavel Hilman, CEO

Pavel Hilman, CEO

Sensilize

A Predictive analytics and farm management SaaS for cost-efficient and sustainable farming.

Robert Laganiere, President & CEO

Robert Laganiere, President & CEO

Sensor Cortek

Sensor Cortek is a company specializing in the design of embedded artificial intelligence solutions for the vehicle of the future.

Tomer Weingarten CEO, Co-Founder

Tomer Weingarten CEO, Co-Founder

SentinelOne

SentinelOne is a pioneer in delivering autonomous security for the endpoint, datacenter and cloud environments to help organizations secure their assets with speed and simplicity.

Shiran Weitzman Co-Founder & CEO

Shiran Weitzman Co-Founder & CEO

Shield.

A cross-regulation AI powered compliance platform that provides a​ 360 view on eComms, trade & financial data ​

Ophir Kretzer-Katzir, CEO & Co-Founder

Ophir Kretzer-Katzir, CEO & Co-Founder

SYBARIP

Reinventing Innovation – AI-backed SaaS Platform for Enterprise IP and Innovation Lifecycle

Kurt Busch, CEO

Kurt Busch, CEO

Syntiant

Syntiant is a deep learning tech company providing AI voice and sensor solutions.

Yudhi Rahadian, CEO

Yudhi Rahadian, CEO

Techbros

Techbros is an innovator in the field of digital transformation.

Rogayeh Tabrizi,  Co-Founder & CEO

Rogayeh Tabrizi, Co-Founder & CEO

Theory+Practice

Theory+Practice offers a range of services to help you stay ahead of an ever-changing market, including data analysis and strategies, automated and integrated AI, and behavioral economics.

Evan Chrapko,  CEO

Evan Chrapko, CEO

Trust Science

An AI-driven alternative credit scoring SaaS platform that helps advance financial inclusion worldwide.

Mine Melodi Caliskan, Founder

Mine Melodi Caliskan, Founder

xMint

We provide artificial intelligence focused software solutions and professional consultancy.

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Artificial intelligence reshaping the medical sector for a healthier future

Medical sector is growing at a great speed with the solution of various diseases which were unknown till now. The development is maximum based on digital technology and is giving rise to huge amount of digital data and automated services too. Artificial intelligence was earlier discovered for several well-known digital platforms for simplifying their process and serve more effectively to their users without any manual assistance, such as recognizing images on social media platform and giving automated suggestions on search engine result page. Sooner this advancement made small steps towards medical industry and artificial intelligence within no time was deployed in the medical sector for various processes and the major part of medical stream which is sorted and made swift with the help of AI is disease diagnosis and treatment recommendations. Radiology: On time diagnosis of a disease can give effective solutions for the disease and can be really helpful to avoid the life risk included with the disease. Artificial intelligence has given a prompt solution for this by automating the image analysis and diagnosis.

robot with ai

Miracles of Artificial Intelligence in the Robotics Industry

Artificial intelligence and robotics are two distinct sectors but in the advancement of robotics there is a great role of AI. Well, Artificial Intelligence has worked at a great level for various sectors and has brought amazing transformations too. And when we talk about robotics, artificial intelligences act as the backbone for it. Now question might be how artificial intelligence can empower robotics? The answer you will get if you think which type of robot do you require? The one to which you need to feed command for every single ask, or the one which can grow itself, learn, and take decision required for the abased on the provided criteria. Thus, the impact of artificial intelligence on robotics is massive which is nowhere going to be slow down the pace of development. The major application of AI in robotics is to enhance the automation capabilities of various industries. Sense and response: Automation is being used in various business industries since several years but the traditional robots were bond to pick an object from a specified location and the further process to be followed as the predetermined data feed in the system.

The skills required to develop AI

The skills required to develop AI

There is no dearth of jobs for qualified people in the market. Especially, if you have the knowledge and desire to make a significant difference in the market. Technologies like Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) have already established the foothold in the market. Both of these technologies have the power to reform the way businesses operate. The communication and human interaction to accomplish complex tasks are also evolved. As the business application of AI and MI is constantly increasing, the requirement of qualified people to handle the workload is also increasing. Everybody is willing to take their career to the next level with these innovations. It is true that there are ample opportunities for qualified people, but simultaneously you should also have the extra-ordinary capabilities to take the challenges as programmers to make a smooth and natural transition whenever and where required. Now, to sail across smoothly, you must look at the following:

1.Powerful mathematical and algorithms knowledge

Narrow Artificial Intelligence and its scopes

Narrow Artificial Intelligence and its scopes

An ability to adapt to machine and learning to a machine is Artificial Intelligence, as described in brief. But artificial intelligence is more than we know and perceived to be. There are 3 types of artificial intelligence. Let’s look at the first type of AI and broaden our knowledge about narrow artificial intelligence: Artificial Narrow Intelligence (ANI) Artificial Intelligence proved that technology could imitate the human brain and actions. Narrow artificial Intelligence or narrow AI is a specific technology that it can imitate the human action to accomplish a task, which is narrowly defined. These actions, for example, include speech recognition and voice assistants. It would be good to know that narrow artificial intelligence has cognitive abilities and emphasize a single subset of this ability, where there is a further scope to make a few advancements in this area. An ability to adapt to machine and learning to a machine is Artificial Intelligence, as described in brief. But artificial intelligence is more than we know and perceived to be. There are 3 types of artificial intelligence. Let’s look at the first type of AI and broaden our knowledge about narrow artificial intelligence:

Infrastructure requirements for Artificial Intelligence

Infrastructure requirements for Artificial Intelligence

Over the years as AI is developing and reforming, various businesses and IT decision makers are making significant investment on technologies powered by AI. As artificial intelligence has the capability to change everything within the organization and refine the way people work, it is extremely important to gain the control over the macro and micro level of your business and organization. With the change of artificial intelligence is changing keeping an eye on the way your business functions become crucial, as every moment your changes are refined, and you have fresh requirements. This is just a piloting and beginning phase of AI and the power and the impact are already felt around. As slowly the artificial intelligence would be moving forward, we are expected to see much greater and wider changes around. What does AI require to improve? As more and more people would experiment to improve the prospect of AI, there will be significant requirement for computing resources and infrastructure costs. When there is a tremendous impact of AI around us, there is a requirement to find a cost-effective environment to run the extensive processes. Every business needs to adapt to these changes and be flexible enough to welcome new infrastructure.

Artificial Super Intelligence

Artificial Super Intelligence (ASI) and its scopes

Artificial Super Intelligence or ASI is that branch of artificial intelligence that has the capability to perform the tasks that are impossible for the human mind to think or do. It is that aspect of intelligence that is more potent and refined than a human’s intelligence. Human’s intelligence can develop effectively and can adapt to changes faster. Superintelligence is capable of outperforming human intelligence; it is extremely powerful in doing that. Superintelligence is twice as powerful as human brains to conceptualize or idealize. The human brain is made of neurons and is limited to some billion neurons. Superintelligence, therefore, challenges this trait, which knows no limit. Ever since 1970, when the term Artificial superintelligence was introduced, it has been referring to the capabilities of the computer that can outperform or even challenge the possibilities of the human mind. The technology undoubtedly imitates the human mind and action, but extensively challenges human brains and even surpass human ability. Artificial superintelligence goes further beyond and conceives a world of computer’s cognitive ability, which is much superior to human actions. The researchers around the world are working towards developing Artificial Intelligence.

artificial general intelligence

Artificial General Intelligence and its scopes

Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) is far more advanced and improved over Artificial Narrow Intelligence. It is applicable to general-purpose only. It can smartly and efficiently be applied to do variety of tasks; simultaneously learn and improve itself. As compared to the human brain or human intellect, AGI is similar and can function productively without any errors. Things that Artificial Narrow Intelligence could not do, Artificial General Intelligence can learn and improve to efficiently perform various tasks. To link to the context that what AGI empowered application can do is that the intelligence of AlphaGo can be applied in various other areas apart from its main function to be able to play Go. Research is being carried out to explore the possibilities of Artificial General Intelligence. Programmed to perform any task that a human is capable of, Artificial General Intelligence can imitate the cognitive abilities of humankind. AGI can find out a solution if faced with some task, which is hard to comprehend. The applications with Artificial General Intelligence software in-built are empowered to work effortlessly up on a single command.

An important part of educational sector transformation

AI: An important part of educational sector transformation

Undoubtedly artificial intelligence has intruded in each and every sector, either you count medical or finance you will find a great impact of AI on it. But a rebel characteristic of artificial intelligence was emerged when it also started transforming educational sector. In olden days, education was only limited to the classes, a boring board, black and white printed study materials. But the world of education has been changed so far and the hero behind it is of course artificial intelligence which has made education a little more interesting, colorful and of course much more professional.

Teachers and the grading system:

Already long lectures consume a huge time of teachers but they again get busy with the tests and grading them. Manually it takes a long time but it is simplified with the help of artificial intelligence. Gone are the days when students were writing long content and filling pages of a copy, now exams are conducted in simplified manners with optional type questions. Well 100% replacements of a human are not possible but AI has replaced it far better.