Artificial Intelligence

Influencer | International Keynote Speaker | Author | Futurist | Advisor | Community Leader

Dr Andy Pardoe is founder and CEO of Informed.AI Media Group and recently listed as one of the Top 30 AI Influencers for 2017 by IBM Watson. An Expert Advisor to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence and an Associate Fellow of the Warwick Business School.

Informed.AI Media consists of a network of websites that supports the Artificial Intelligence community. He is the chief curator of into.AI – the information resources directory for AI, and also runs the annual global achievement awards for Artificial Intelligence.

An IT professional having over 20 years experience with a solid academic foundation (BEng in Computer Systems Engineering, a PhD in Artificial Intelligence and an MBA specialising in Business Transformation and Mergers & Acquisitions) combined with an extensive business and management knowledge across multiple industries (Investment Banking Technology, Retail Commerce & Supply Chain and Multi-media Asset Protection / Network Security). Has operated as an experienced Global Development Manager and Application Owner, delivering many multi-million pound projects with a global development team, and demonstrating a keen understanding of business transformation and change management and how it effects the whole organization.

A keen entrepreneurial spirit, having worked with start-ups in the past as either IT director or managing director. Previous owner & chairman of Pardoe & Wood, a chain of coffee shops, formed in 2009 and gold winner of the Independent Sandwich Bar of the Year 2012 awarded by the British Sandwich Association.

Celebrating Three Years of the Informed.AI Group

Three years ago, our first website went live. The purpose and focus of Informed.AI has always been, and still is, to enable people to learn more artificial intelligence, making the subject more accessible to everyone. Essentially Supporting the AI Community. Since the...

Informed.AI LinkedIn Group

Pleased to announce the launch of our Informed.AI LinkedIn Group. We will be sharing our news and updates across all of our Informed.AI websites and activities via this group. We would be pleased if you join our group Informed.AI LinkedIn...

Speaking Opportunities

You may know that I run a number of websites focused on supporting the AI community. One of those websites is Neurons.AI which has recently established a number of local meetup groups, both in the UK including London, Leeds Cambridge and Coventry, but also globally...

Announcing the AI Awards 2018 Now Open for Initial Nominations

We are very pleased to announce that the 2018 AI Awards are now officially open for initial Nominations. This year, we have 52 Awards, across six categories. See our previous post for more details on the list of Awards. To nominate an AI Company, Product or Individual...

AI Unicorns and the Third Wave of AI Startups

AI Unicorns and the Third Wave of AI Startups   Since 2014 we have seen a huge focus on startup investment for companies working in the field of Artificial Intelligence, and for obvious reasons. But the first wave of AI startups are now in the later stages of startup...

My Year in Review – 2017

December is a time for reflection and review, and I find myself thinking about the opportunities and activities that I have been lucky enough to be part of over this last 12 months. This year was really kick-started by my listing in the IBM Watson Top 30 AI...

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