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This list showcases the top Georgia, United States based CEO’ operating in the Artificial Intelligence space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Unscrambl
18+ years of industry and research experience designing enterprise systems. 10 patents, 30+ publications.
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About Unscrambl: An augmented intelligence company that is creating AI-powered cognitive agents for the enterprises.
CEO of Bark Technologies
As CEO, Brian founded Bark as a solution to help parents work together with their children to navigate the dangers of today’s digital world. An entrepreneur with more 15 years of experience as a technology product lead and executive, Brian is also a parent who knew he could address a critical void in Internet safety solutions by creating one that is easy for parents to use while also affording children their privacy. Most recently, Brian was Chief Technology Officer at Niche, a solution that helps advertisers collaborate with influencers across social media, which was acquired by Twitter. He also co-founded and served as CEO of CrowdStream, a mobile platform connecting touring bands, brands and consumers across mobile and social media, which was acquired by RadioIO. Previously Brian served as Chief Technology Officer at YouCast Corp., which was acquired by SocialChorus. Brian graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in Physics. He resides in Georgia with his family.
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About Bark Technologies: Bark uses AI to detect issues like cyberbullying, suicidal ideation, and school shooting threats.
Co-Founder | CEO of eBanqo
Charles is the co-founder and CEO of eBanqo, Inc. Prior to that, Charles was the pioneer CEO of Verve International, a leading card scheme in Africa, and was a co-founder of Interswitch (valued at $1b in November 2019, following a Visa investment). He also worked in Accenture, PwC, and American Express out of the London office. Charles graduated with First Class Honors in Computer Science from the University of Ilorin, holds an MBA from Cranfield University, and a DBA from Georgia State University.
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About eBanqo: Chatbot and livechat solution for Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp, webchat, in-app, and other social media channels
J. Kurt Jacobus
Chairman and CEO of Restor3d
Kurt Jacobus is a Managing Director of the GRA Venture Fund.
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About Restor3d: Restor3d offers surgeons with biomaterials, 3D printing technologies, and artificial intelligence to repair and rebuild the human body.
CEO of Loyal
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About Loyal: AI-driven digital patient experience platform.
Founder and CEO of Griffyn Robotech
Amit Mahajan is an inventor, a serial entrepreneur and a visionary. Amit is the founder of Phoenix Innovations, Griffyn Robotech and Xcaliber Infotech. He is the CEO and chairman of the board for all 3 companies. Prior to this, Amit was the founder and CEO of Xcaliber Technologies based out of Atlanta. Xcaliber technologies was acquired in 2016 by Blancco Technology Group. Amit has 1 patent and multiple pending patents in his name. He is also the inventor and the brain behind the Deepsight Grading platform and SmartChk Diagnostics solution.
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About Griffyn Robotech, Phoenix Innovations, Xcaliber Infotech: Griffyn Robotech specializes in manufacturing Grading Robots, Testing Robots, Industrial IoT AI Edge Gateways, Smart Cameras, Automation
Palaniswamy ‘Raj’ Rajan
Chairman & CEO of SoftWear Automation
Managing Partner at CTW Venture Partners.
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About Atlanta CEO Council, Bio/Med Investor Network, Carbon Clean Solutions, CTW Venture Partners, SoftWear Automation, TiE Atlanta, TiE Atlanta, Virima Technologies, YPO: Your On-Demand Local T-shirt Supply Chain Powered by revolutionary Sewbots technology.
Matthew Travis Tanner
CEO of Keydabra
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About Keydabra: Artificial Intelligence, SaaS
Chief Executive Officer & President of Lantern Pharma
CEO, President, and Board Member at Lantern Pharma
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About Lantern Pharma: Lantern Pharma is a clinical stage biopharma company developing precision oncology therapies leveraging A.I., machine learning, and genomics
Co-Founder & CEO of Trust Stamp
With over 20 years of startup experience in founding, operational and advisory capacities, Gareth provides Trust Stamp with technical, managerial and visionary skills, as well as legal and compliance expertise. Gareth has successfully conceptualized, implemented, scaled and exited multiple businesses including a cloud storage enterprise with 3.2m users, which he sold in 2012 to CX.com, a Tomorrow Ventures company, and Edevate.com which was acquired by a non-profit educational group in 2016. A British lawyer by training, Gareth holds a U.S. LLM in International Taxation & Financial Services.
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About Holy Spirit College, MOOCDOM, Trust Stamp: Trust Stamp is a developer of AI-powered software focused on identity and trust.
CEO of GigWrks
An entrepreneur for over 20 yrs. She has been An Area Developer with a national tax franchise since 2003 And just recently sold her territory. Jennifer has also been an Area developer for a national Hair Salon from 2007 to the present. Jennifer has been dedicated to helping her franchise grow with strong marketing, guerrilla marketing, BBB, coldcalling in closing sales.
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About GigWrks: We are working in all industries, B2B, B2C, and C2C TM,,,, Matchmaker for the Gig Economy
Co-Founder & CEO of Layr
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About Layr: Layr is an insurtech startup determined to help small businesses tackle commercial insurance on their terms.
President, CEO of Nexidia
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About Nexidia, NICE inContact: Nexidia provides big data solution for turning customer interactions into valuable insight with speech and text analytics.
President & CEO of Intradiem
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About Intradiem: Intradiem is a software compay that provides an Intelligent Assistant for customer service teams.
CEO & CTO of Codoxo
CEO & Founder at Codoxo.
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About Codoxo: Codoxo uses AI technology to re-envision healthcare affordability and effectiveness.
Co-Founder & CEO of Simporter
Tim Hall is the Co-Founder & CEO at Simporter.
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About Simporter: The AI tool that predicts sales for products before they enter the market.
CEO & Co-Founder of Gimme
Cory Hewett is the CEO & Co-Founder of Gimme.
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About Gimme: Gimme is a venture-backed HESaaS startup (Hardware Enabled Software as a Service) with clients like RedBull, Little Debbie, and the nation’s largest micro-market/vending operator. Its two founders, Cory and Evan, are patented innovators, named to ATL 30 Under 30, the industry’s 40 Under 40, and serving on the board of directors for Startup Atlanta and Bloom Our Youth. The company relocated offices to Trilith, the second-largest movie production complex in the US (right after Warner Bro’s in CA) to be among a community of story tellers and entrepreneurs.
Founder-CEO of Farmwave
Craig Ganssle is the founder and CEO of Basecamp Networks, a technology firm headquartered in Alpharetta, GA. Basecamp Networks delivers innovative IoT solutions on a global scale in the form of wireless infrastructures, wearable agri-tech, smart city initiatives and back-end business collaborative communications. Craig has 20+ years experience developing and deploying wireless networks and innovative solutions for the United States Marine Corps as an intelligence communications operator and Verizon Wireless in the network engineering division. Solutions developed by Craig are still in use today by VZW across the entire company footprint. Craig also has bachelors degrees in business management from Muhlenberg College and computer science from AIU. With IoT and “Smart City” initiatives on the rise, many are trying to connect urban landscapes. Basecamp Networks has already done it both the United States and abroad. As a partner with Google since 2008, Craig was one of the original 8,000 Glass explorers in spring of 2013. Since then, under Basecamp’s agriculture focus, Craig’s team has developed the world’s first wearable application for farming; intelliSCOUT. This machine learning image recognition system uses artificial intelligence to impact global food production bringing actionable insights for agriculture to real time. Craig has presented intelliSCOUT in collaboration with Basecamp Networks other solutions in numerous countries, including France where intelliSCOUT was demonstrated to President Francois Holland as well as many other dignitaries throughout the world. Along with speaking globally at universities and conferences on leadership, IoT, and technological capabilities, Craig Ganssle continues to drive his initiative, and that of his company, in support of global agriculture, retail focused markets, and city development strategies. Craig is a contributor to the Alpharetta Technology Commission, Wall Street Journal Leader Opinion Panel, and Marine Corps League.
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About Cadre, Farmwave, FCC: Farmwave leads the agriculture industry in vision-based AI solutions.
President/CEO of Competitive Sports Analysis
Diane founded CSA in 2010 and serves as the President and CEO. She is responsible for company and product strategy and manages the day-to-day operations. Diane is a serial entrepreneur and previous founder of an IT process improvement consulting firm (BIT) that was acquired in 2003. She has more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry, including nine years at IBM. Diane’s IT consulting experience has included assignments with Fortune 500 companies, government, and small businesses. Through CSA and the company’s scoutPRO brand, Diane is able to combine her love of sports and expert knowledge of technology.Active in the sports business community, Diane serves on the board of governors for the Atlanta Chapter of the Touchdown Club / National Football Foundation. She’s also a diehard Georgia Bulldogs fan and proud mom of a Schnauzer named “Scout” – the corporate mascot.
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About Competitive Sports Analysis: Competitive Sports Analysis helps teams win by transforming their performance through predictive, algorithmic sports analytics
CEO and Co-Founder of SynsorMed
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About SynsorMed: SynsorMed is an AI-powered monitoring platform that automates patient care at home.
Co-founder & CEO of Eletype
Michael is the CEO and founder of Eletype, Inc. and also serves as the CTO-In-Residence at ATDC. He works as a mentor and advisor to many of Atlanta’s hottest startup ventures. Previously Michael was CTO at BrightWhistle/InfluenceHealth where he helped produce the latest generation of healthcare digital marketing technology, landing BrightWhistle as a Facebook Innovation Competition Award winner. He also volunteers with Teens Living With Cancer, a local support group for teens and young adult cancer patients. An active presenter at conferences, Michael has held speaking engagements on social media, digital marketing, and healthcare at TechCrunch, CallRail, HIMSS, HMPS, HCIC, SHSMD, Health 2.0, HealthBox, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and Georgia Tech.
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About ClickDimensions, Eletype: Eletype is an intelligent assistant for marketing teams
Co-Founder & CEO of Edifius
Perla began her career as a Business Analyst for Exxon, developing her process transformation sensibility and passion for automation. Her career path led her to senior management positions in some of the largest global B2B software companies, such as Oracle, Sapient and NCR as well as management consulting firms, such as Deloitte. Perla’s first entrepreneurial ventures were as a publisher of children’s books teaching African-American history, followed by ownership of an upscale clothing boutique, as well as producer of indie films and book publisher.
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About Edifius: Edifius is an AI-Powered B2B SaaS platform to improve operational efficiency, customer experience, and team productivity.
Founder & CEO of SevaMob
Shelley Saxena is Founder & CEO at SevaMob.
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About SevaMob: Artificial intelligence based healthcare platform for organizations.
Shauvik Roy Choudhary
Co-Founder & CEO of MoQuality
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About MoQuality: MoQuality provides AI driven mobile testing solutions to help app developers accelerate testing towards a better user experience
CEO & Co-Founder of HelixAI
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About HelixAI: HelixAI makes voice-powered digital assistants for the laboratory sciences.
Tony Kimani, MD, MBA
CEO, CMO of PreMedicus LLC
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About PreMedicus LLC: PreMedicus® is a precision population health management startup using Digital Medicine & AI for better & cheaper healthcare.
Joe San Pietro
Co-Founder & CEO of CogniSent
Joe is co-founder of CogniSent and an ex-Wall St M&A banker/equity analyst and ex-management consultant. He’s using all of that ex-perience (groan) to help build a company that is relentlessly focused on helping investors remove risk. Joe and his team are building a robo equity research analyst using a mix of a proprietary research methodology, natural language processing, machine learning and killer visualizations.
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About CogniSent: We are building a robo equity research analyst using AI and Alternative Data