Founders

Lisa Wood

Lisa Wood is a longtime deep tech entrepreneur and big business media veteran. Inspired by artificial intelligence as it transforms our lives, globally, Lisa founded COGNITIVE WORLD, an AI think tank and growing ecosystem and marketplace. Lisa also co-founded QAI.ai, focused on adaptive AI hardware.

Peter Fingar

Peter Fingar, Editor-in-Chief, is an author of 26 best-selling books, most recently Cognitive Computing, a Brief Guide for Game Changers. Peter has delivered keynotes globally, written numerous articles and papers, and remains an internationally recognized expert on business strategy, globalization and business process management (BPM).

Steve Ardire

Steve Ardire, startup events manager, advises numerous AI startups on business strategy, funding, go-to-market, and customer/partner engagement. Steve interrogates reality and shapes serendipity to connect and illuminate the dots that matter (aka 'The Merchant of Light'). Steve leverages significant relationship capital and personal branding in the AI space and is an active speaker at AI events… Read More

Kiran Garimella, Ph.D.

Kiran Garimella, Ph.D., is Chief Scientist and Chief Technology Officer at KoreConX, and is a former CIO and Chief Architect at GE. Dr. Garimella has an extensive background in software engineering, a Ph.D. in AI/ML, and a strong foundation in data analytics, statistics and operations research. He is a global speaker and management consultant, and understands how to align and integrate business… Read More