Catalyzing Responsible Artificial Intelligence
WHO WE ARE
AI Global is a non-profit organization founded in 2017 to accelerate practical and responsible design, development, and use of Artificial Intelligence.
To catalyze practical and responsible design, development, and use of Artificial Intelligence to expand the opportunities and minimize harm in local and global communities.
AI GLOBAL MARKETPLACE
Introducing the World’s First Open AI Marketplace
Manoj Saxena is the Executive Chairman of CognitiveScale and a founding managing director of The Entrepreneurs’ Fund IV, a $100m seed fund focused exclusively on the cognitive computing and machine intelligence market with eight active investments.
Previously, he was IBM’s first general manager of IBM Watson (2011-14), where his team built the world’s first cognitive systems for healthcare, retail, and financial services. He received the IBM Chairman’s award for Watson commercialization and helped with the formation of Watson Business Group in January 2014 with a $1B investment from IBM.
Prior to IBM, he successfully founded, scaled, and sold two venture-backed software companies within a five-year span. Webify, an emerging leader in industry-specific SOA middleware, was acquired by IBM in 2006, and Exterprise, a business process collaboration company, was purchased by Commerce One in 2001.
Saxena also serves as Chairman for The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, San Antonio Branch and the Saxena Family Foundation. Holder of nine software patents.
An avid auto racing enthusiast, he has completed track, endurance and auto rally races around the world including 24-day Singapore-Malaysia-Thailand-Burma race, a 19-day Trans-America race, and a 10-day Madrid to Marrakesh race.
Saxena holds a masters degree in business administration from Michigan State University, and a masters in management sciences from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science in Pilani, India.
Anand Rao is a Principal with PwC’s US Advisory practice, with over 24 years of industry and consulting experience, helping senior executives structure, solve and manage critical issues facing their organizations. He has worked extensively on business, technology, and analytics issues across a wide range of industry sectors including Financial Services, Healthcare, Telecommunications, Aerospace & Defense, across US, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Anand has also co-edited four books on Intelligent Agents and has published over fifty papers in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence in major journals, conferences, and workshops. Anand was awarded the Most Influential Paper Award for the Decade in 2007 from the Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS) organization.
Ben Lamm is a serial technology entrepreneur that builds intelligent and transformative businesses. He is currently the CEO and founder of Hypergiant. Lamm was the CEO and founder of Conversable, the leading conversational intelligence platform that helps brands reach their customers through automated experiences on all major messaging platforms. Conversable was acquired by LivePerson in 2018.
Lamm was also the the founder and CEO of Chaotic Moon, a global creative technology powerhouse acquired by Accenture. During his time at Chaotic Moon and as a Managing Director at Accenture, Lamm spearheaded the creation of some of the Fortune 500’s most groundbreaking digital products and experiences in the emerging tech world of IoT, VR, Connected Car, Mobile, Tablet, and Wearables.
Brett is CEO of data.world a Public Benefit Corporation (and Certified B Corporation) focused on building the platform for modern data teamwork.
Brett founded and led Bazaarvoice as CEO from 2005-2012, through its IPO, follow-on offering, and two acquisitions (PowerReviews and Longboard Media). Prior to Bazaarvoice, Brett founded and led Coremetrics, which was rated the #1 Web analytics solution by Forrester Research and, like Bazaarvoice, expanded into a global company and category leader. Coremetrics was acquired by IBM in 2010 for around $300m.
Doreen is a successful leader of global creative firms who advises and consults with companies from Fortune 100 to startups on design and innovation issues. The former president of the global design firms, frog and Quirky, she is now the Assistant Dean in the School of Design and Creative Technology at the University of Texas.
Doreen is also a co-founder of the mobile video insights firm Vidlet, a board member and advisor of several startups, and a columnist for Fast Company Co.Design. A recognized thought leader on business and design issues, she speaks publicly about her signature leadership style and the power of empathy to drive business results. Most recently Texas Monthly named Doreen as one of the 15 innovators reshaping Texas.
Jon Cholak is an investment director on the ventures team at USAA. Jon focuses primarily on investments in enterprise software, artificial intelligence, security and data analytics. Jon represents USAA on the boards of directors for Roostify, Robin Systems, CafeX Communications, Gridspace, Lightbend, Context360 and PrecisionHawk. Jon previously served on the boards of Saffron Technology (acquired by Intel) and Automatic Labs (acquired by SiriusXM).
Prior to joining USAA, Jon worked for Intel Corporation and Deloitte Consulting, LLP. While at Intel, Jon managed a portfolio of early-stage internal ventures designed to provide non-core organic revenue growth. During his tenure at Deloitte Consulting, Jon worked with numerous private and public sector clients concentrating on strategic management, process reengineering, and systems modernization and integration.
Jon holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and International Business from New York University, an MBA from The University of Texas at Austin.
Join visionary private, public, and academic leaders as we promote open, ethical AI.
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BECOME A MEMBER
- Universities and Research Labs that offer advanced degrees in AI, sponsor substantial AI research, or operate AI laboratories.
- Data and AI Model Providers that provide data and advanced algorithms as a service to professional and amateur data scientists, analysts, and researchers.
- Independent Software Vendors (ISV) that that build, develop, and sell consumer or enterprise software to individuals or businesses. Who build and market AI infused software products for the enterprise and consumers. Other leading tech companies in discussion.
- Digital Services Partners who drive deployment of AI solutions globally.
- Industry Enterprises and many leading businesses are deploying AI as a strategic capability. Focused on accelerating AI powered processes while minimizing vendor lock in.
- Advisory Companies focused on formulating and advising companies on best AI practices for trust, ethics, safety, fairness, and inclusiveness in AI research, apps, and services.
- Digital Design Partners that build AI powered solutions for Fortune 500 and startup clients to drive trust and engagement with AI powered applications and services. Argodesign is currently partnering with AI Global.
1. Publish at least 10 distributable AI assets in the Marketplace
Datasets, Algorithms, Models, Skills, Services packaged through AI-ADL 1.0 interfaces for open reuse.
2. Promote the Open Skills Specification
WSDL moment for AI. Help develop, promote and drive adoption of the standard.
3. Collaborate in the Marketplace with your teams and customers to drive Responsible AI
Consume assets, build partnerships and drive collaboration in the marketplace. Host contests for building Responsible AI systems.
4. Join AI Global Membership and promote it
Membership options available, applied towards Marketplace maintenance, promotion and governance