At CEO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top San Francisco based CEO’ operating in the Intelligent Systems 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 & Co-CEO of Digits
As Senior Director of Product at Twitter, Jeff has led the company’s consumer, developer, and publisher facing products, including Twitter for iOS, Android, and the Web, Fabric, Crashlytics, Answers, Digits, Twitter Kit, TweetDeck, Twitter’s Publisher Platform, and Gnip. Previously, Seibert was Twitter’s Director of Developer Platform where he led Fabric, the company’s suite of mobile developer tools, as well as its enterprise Data Platform and Content Syndication efforts. Seibert was the co-founder and CEO of Crashlytics, an award-winning crash analysis service for iOS and Android apps. Crashlytics was acquired by Twitter in 2013 and has become an essential piece of the mobile developer toolchain – today powering over a million apps across well over two billion devices worldwide. Seibert co-founded Increo in 2007 and served as its COO and lead architect until its acquisition by Box in 2009. He subsequently oversaw the integration of Increo’s document preview and annotation technologies into Box’s cloud content platform. Seibert gained experience at Apple in both marketing and engineering capacities and led Stanford University’s Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders seminar series as Co-Coordinator. He was selected as a Mayfield Fellow in 2007 and received a B.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University in 2008. Seibert is a frequent presenter on both entrepreneurship and technical topics and has lectured at Stanford, Harvard, MIT, and Tufts, as well as keynoted Twitter Flight, AppsWorld, AnDevCon, EclipseCon, and others. Find him on Twitter at @JeffSeibert.
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About Digits: Digits is building financial technology so powerful.. you’ll think they stole it from the future
Founder & CEO of Notiv
Chris Raethke is the CEO and co-founder of Notiv. For more than 20 years, he has been an entrepreneur, designer, and technology leader, usually all at once. In 2018, Chris and Iain launched Notiv, an AI-based product thinking company that enables smart collaboration around meetings. Notiv started out of frustration from not having an ability to capture, store and recall information in the same way we access a word document. In 2012, Chris co-founded Bugcrowd Inc, the pioneer of crowdsourced security testing for web, mobile, source code, and client-side applications. As Co-founder and CTO, he led Bugcrowd’s engineering, product, and machine learning teams and set the technical vision for the company. Chris’s technical and business leadership was instrumental in building Bugcrowd into one of the largest security web services in the world. Chris continues to play a critical role in the strategic direction of the business. Chris believes that technology should allow humans to focus more and give us time back in our day. His projects do this by looking at our most important, but most inefficient daily experiences and making them better. Chris was studying a Bachelor of Computer Science and Bachelor of Microelectronic Engineering before being dragged into the world of startups.
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About Notiv: Notiv is the intelligent meeting assistant that turns all your important voice conversations into clever business outcomes.
CEO of Deep Labs
Dr. Scott Edington provides executive leadership and oversight for Deep Labs. Edington’s career spans over two decades of creating next generation technology capabilities in the Payments, Defense, and Intelligence sectors. Prior to founding Deep Labs, Edington served as the Global Head of Research & Development for Visa Inc. Edington played a critical role in both the formulation and execution of Visa’s innovation and technology strategies and served as a member of Visa’s Architectural Leadership Board (ALB).. Prior to joining Visa, Edington was a technology executive at Booz Allen Hamilton where he ran the firm’s Technology Injection (emerging technologies) practice. In this capacity he was responsible for all of Booz Allen’s technology injection, R&D, strategic prototyping, and knowledge management & information sharing efforts. Edington also directed the firm’s external technology relationships with Academia, National labs, the vendor community and various technology incubators. Edington has served as adjunct faculty at Georgetown University and as a member of the Virginia Research and Technology Commission (VRTAC), the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), and the Industry Diversity Council. He holds degrees from the University of Virginia and Johns Hopkins University; and industry certifications in the areas of security, strategy, and network computing.
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About Deep Labs, Georgetown University: Deep Labs is an AI startup that creates patented persona-based, context-aware decisions, and risk systems.
Co-Founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer of UpGuard
Mike is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of UpGuard, Mike has held senior leadership roles in Enterprise strategy, architecture and solution design for major corporates including Lloyds, E*Trade and CBA all at a young age. His knowledge of technology is exceptional as is his ability to realize opportunities and execute on his vision.
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About Startmate, UpGuard: UpGuard is a cyber resilience platform, designed to proactively assess and manage the business risks posed by technology.
Co-Founder & Co-CEO of UpGuard
Alan Sharp-Paul is the CEO and Co-founder of UpGuard. A software engineer by trade, Alan has held a variety of roles in his IT career, from mainframe to web, engineer to architect. He spent more years than he’d care to mention working in Corporate IT at companies like Expedia, Lloyds and CBA. His focus is on helping Enterprises understand and manage their Cyber Risk.
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About UpGuard: UpGuard is a cyber resilience platform, designed to proactively assess and manage the business risks posed by technology.
Founder & CEO of Synthetic Minds
Founder & CEO at Synthetic Minds.
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About Synthetic Minds: Stealth mode YC company working on Program Synthesis
Founder & CEO of Unanimous AI
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About Unanimous AI: Unanimous AI has pioneered Swarm AI. We amplify human intelligence, enabling groups to make AI-optimized forecasts, decisions and diagnoses.