Co-founder and CEO, Automat
Andy is the co-founder and CEO of Automat, a Conversational Marketing Cloud platform that uses AI to allow companies to have personalized one-on-one messaging conversations with their customers to better understand and serve them. The cofounders and team collectively have over 50 years experience and 17 patents in the fields of speech recognition, natural language understanding, virtual assistants and AI. Automat has received investments from You & Mr Jones, Comcast Ventures, Relay and Real Ventures, the Slackbot fund, USAA, and Omidyar Technology Ventures . Their advisory board consists of technology trend spotter Tim O’Reilly, former Chief Creative Officer of TellMe and Nuance Gary Clayton, Richard Socher Chief Scientist at Salesforce, conversational commerce pioneer Chris Messina, founder and CEO of Nuance Ron Croen, and Adobe board member Amy Banse.