Founders

Lisa Wood

Lisa Wood, co-founder and CEO, is a big business media veteran leading Cognitive World . Lisa's deep interest in AI over the past two decades is what spawned the inception of Cognitive World, well aligned with her media expertise. Throughout the mid and late 90’s, Lisa produced many of the largest and most successful IT-focused custom content productions ever to appear in FORTUNE, and a decade…

Peter Fingar

Peter Fingar, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief, is an author of 26 best-selling books, most recently Cognitive Computing, a Brief Guide for Game Changers. Peter has delivered…

Kiran Garimella

Kiran Garimella, PhD, co-founder and columnist, is a former CIO and Chief Architect at GE, with an extensive background in software engineering, a Ph.D. in AI/ML, and a strong foundation in data analytics, statistics, and operations research. Dr. Garimella is a global speaker and management consultant, and understands how to align and integrate business, analytics, and IT functions. He is the a…

Michael Krieger

Michael Krieger, technology market and content expert, provides marketing muscle and content for global enterprises and start-ups alike. His deep expertise involves product positioning, content creation including advertising/advertorials, webcasts and videos, white papers, tech briefs, marketing literature and primary research. Michael also creates and moderates both live and digita…