Principals, Expert Advisers & Practitioners
We have worked as consultants, entrepreneurs, technologists, and leaders. We’ve had real world success in multiple areas. We’re comfortable working with both established corporations and fast moving startups; and we’re able to balance vision & innovation with pragmatic execution. While some of our team may have other assignments, they are all avaiaible part time for given projects. Our experts don’t just opine – they roll up their sleeves and get the work done! For given projects, we assemble teams who have both AI expertise and vertical knowledge. We have a network of practitioners, not all listed here, We are well connected in the AI community with academics, startups and VCs, where so much of the innovation is taking place.
Bruce Molloy | AI Luminary, Inventor & Strategy Consultant
Bruce is a visionary, inventor and a strategic consultant in the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Space with twenty-five years of Industry Experience. He co-founded two AI/Machine learning companies (Molloy Group/Serviceware and Connotate Technologies) with a successful IPO and an exit. He has invented and patented a “System and Method for Representing and Retrieving Knowledge in an Adaptive Cognitive Network” and has co-created many award-winning products that are used by companies like Goldman Sachs, GE, AT&T, Reuters, Bloomberg, Hewlett Packard, Novartis, Dow Jones, T-Mobile, DOD and many others. His expertise is sought after by large corporations as well as startups needing help in In Digital Transformation, M&A, Growth Acceleration, Product Strategy, and Business Development. Bruce is a graduate of Columbia University.
Priyank Mohan | Technology Strategist & Architect
A Strategist, Technologist and a Senior Program Manager with two decades of experience, who works with Fortune 500 companies as well as Startups in the area of Artificial Intelligence, Big data, Data Science and Digital Transformations. He has been Vice President of Strategic Solutions team for two Artificial Intelligence product companies (Serviceware and Knova Software – acquired). He has led very large and complex initiatives for companies like Verizon, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, GE, Fidelity, JP Morgan, E-Trade, CSFB, AT&T, J&J, Merck, Reuters, Wyndham, Prudential, Biogen and Celgene.
Jayanth Kolla | Industry Analyst & Strategy Consultant
Jayanth brings over Sixteen years of experience in Technology, Product Marketing, Research and Strategy Consulting in the Mobile, Internet, Telecom and Emerging Technologies – AI/ML, Blockchain & IoT – domains. He is an advisor to the world’s leading technology firms (including Apple and Google), young & fast growing startups and the investor community (public & private equities and VCs). He combines his technology and market trends understanding, operations experience, business acumen and world-class research capabilities to identify potential high growth opportunities for AI micro-services. Jayanth’s in-depth understanding of India market dynamics and customers through first-hand products launch experience, coupled with his wide and varied contacts base significantly contribute to the distribution and adoption of the AI micro-services platform across industry verticals in India.
Davia Temin | Board, Leadership & Reputation Strategy Consultant & Coach
Davia Temin is a widely recognized media, marketing, crisis and reputation expert and leadership coach at the highest levels. Formerly Head of Marketing for GE Capital (as well as Citicorp Investment Bank, Schroders, and Columbia Business School), GE helped fund her firm, Temin and Company, a boutique management consultancy that works at the CEO, Board and corporate strategy levels to create, enhance and save reputations. A frequent contributor to The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, American Banker, etc., she writes a popular column for Forbes.com, “Reputation Matters.” An Honors graduate of Swarthmore College, she serves on numerous boards, including those of Swarthmore, ProPublica, Harvard Kennedy School and the Committee on Economic Development.
Nick Marko | Neurosurgeon, Data Scientist & Healthcare Expert
Nick served as the first Chief Data Officer at Geisinger Health System, where he founded and led the Department of Data Science, supervised the effort to develop and manage a comprehensive enterprise data strategy, directed the design and implementation of the organization’s first enterprise big data platform, and built a comprehensive strategy for modern data governance. He speaks internationally on these topics. He conducted research using large-scale data sets and complex analytics with the University of Cambridge Department of Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics. Nick is also a practicing neurosurgeon.
Jeff Marcus | Multi-vertical Data Platforms Expert
Jeff has delivered data-driven solutions in media/advertising, e-commerce, healthcare and other markets. He built the programmatic Data Management Platform (DMP) that first enabled Pharmaceuticals companies to perform Real-Time Bidding (RTB) ad buys. As the CTO of 24/7 Real Media (now Xaxis, sold to WPP for $650 million), he developed the first online ad network with real-time analytics. he started with big data advertising as VP at DoubleClick around the turn of the millennium, before Google acquired them for $3.1 billion. Here he worked with the National Science Foundation toward transforming the Internet from a government-run research and education platform to today’s commercial entity. At UPS, he was responsible for development and implementation of the first national cellular data network, connecting 60,000 vehicles. He began his career as a software engineer for IBM.
Mayur Saxena | PhD, Healthcare AI Entrepreneur
Mayur serves as the CEO of Droice Labs, an AI/Big Data healthcare company based in NY. He received his PhD in Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University focused on data science methods. Mayur previously co-founded Ardent Cell Technologies, a cell therapeutics company in the diabetes space, where the technology is undergoing human clinical trials. Previously, Mayur worked with some of the largest management consulting firms designing strategy for artificial intelligence based healthcare offerings. He also worked at Cornell University developing genomic data generation pipelines towards the general goal of precision medicine. He worked at A-Star and the National University of Singapore to develop High Performance Computing technologies while consulting in acquisitions of similar assets. Mayur did his engineering at IIT Kanpur with a focus on computational technologies for high frequency data. He currently advises several companies on AI strategy and the “data play”.
Oliver Christie | AI Industry Expert
Oliver is an AI industry expert who helps clients innovate, build and apply advanced technologies to stay ahead of the competition. He has worked in multiple industries including finance, media, and transportation using a variety of technologies including COGNITUUM, IBM Watson, Microsoft Azure, Google Tensorflow, and Intel. Oliver is a former Bond Trader and the recent winner of a Google Moonshot, and the IBM Watson Prize for Innovation. He is a Member of the Board for Tech Transfer Days, NYAI, and Disruptive Technologists NYC.
Marc Stein | Finance, Insurance & Fund Management AI Expert
Marc Stein is the founder and CEO of Underwrite.ai and Principal at Artificial Intelligence Capital Management. Underwrite.ai applies advances in artificial intelligence derived from genomics and particle physics to provide lenders with non-linear, dynamic models of credit risk which radically outperform traditional approaches. AI Capital Management is an SEC registered RIA focused on peer lending as an asset class. Prior to Underwrite.ai, Marc founded College Loan Market, the first auction platform for student lending; cofounded LeaseQ, a marketplace for equipment leasing; served as CTO for CollegePublisher and Y2M Networks.
Ronald Partizian | Springboard AI Principal
Ronald Partizian is a Principal at Springboard.ai. Prior to joining Springboard.ai, he was a consultant for over 20 years for some of the world’s leading telecom/IT companies, most recently serving as Senior Consultant at Verizon Enterprise Solutions in business development and strategy for the Internet of Things (IoT) and telematics. He led consulting engagements in public policy and regulatory affairs, business operations and network integration at Telcordia Technologies. Ron co-founded a proprietary trading firm based on neural network technology. He also served as a consultant and advisor in strategy and product development for start-up companies in artificial intelligence (AI) and social networks. Ron holds a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School and a Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern University.
Guy Bell | Executive
Guy Bell is an executive with decades of experience turning around underperforming businesses. He’s also started up new businesses, acquired and on-boarded companies and led green field and new product/channel growth. He has held leadership roles in a wide variety of organizations, including equity-backed investments, public-traded companies and family-owned businesses. His work is marked by aligning companies to reach their full market potential.