ADVISORS (alphabetical order)

Steve Ardire

Steve Ardire 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.

Chuck Brooks

Chuck Brooks, columnist, is the Principal Market Growth Strategist for General Dynamics Mission Systems for Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies. Chuck is also Adjunct Faculty in Georgetown University’s Graduate Applied Intelligence program. He is an Advisor and Contributor to Cognitive World. In his full time role he is the Principal Market Growth Strategist for General Dynamics Mission Sys… Read More

Geoff Dodge

Geoff Dodge, advisor, is Chief Growth Officer at PebblePost. Prior to that, Geoff was Head of Sales Productivity at AOL, SVP at, and publisher of BusinessWeek and Money. Geoff is a seasoned executive with sales strategy and leadership experience across a unique combination of industries: offline and online media, SaaS based CRM, data driven, digital advertising and analytics tech… Read More

Melvin Greer

Melvin Greer, columnist and advisor, is Chief Data Scientist, Americas, Intel Corporation. Melvin is responsible for building Intel’s data science platform through artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cognitive computing to accelerate transformation of data into a strategic asset for global enterprises. His systems and software engineering experience has resulted in patented invention… Read More

Stephen Ibaraki

Stephen Ibaraki, columnist and advisor, is a social entrepreneur and futurist, and chairs REDDS Capital. With more than 100 top executive roles, global lifetime achievement and innovation awards and recognitions, a few of executive chairman, investor, venture capitalist, and serial entrepreneur, Stephen Ibaraki's positions include: Practitioner Board Association for Computing Machinery past cha… Read More

Mark Minevich

Mark Minevich, advisor and contributor, is an author and world-renowned visionary in the fields of digitization and artificial intelligence. Mark is the Executive Chairman of the AI Pioneers Forum, Principle Founder of Going Global Ventures in New York and Venture Partner of GVA Capital in Silicon Valley.