Founders

Lisa Wood

Lisa Wood is a visionary entrepreneur inspired by novel science and technology, and artificial intelligence transformation globally. Lisa has been involved in AI for 2 decades at different levels, along with media (Fortune, BusinessWeek, now Forbes). Lisa founded Cognitive World, with a Forbes site too, to serve as an AI knowledge hub and to build a global ecosystem and marketplace. 

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, VP Events, 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. Ema… 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