Artificial Intelligence

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

An experienced CTO and CEO working across a number of industry sectors including Financial Services, Retail and Media. Over 20 years expertise of global change programmes delivering complex technical transformations including Enterprise Scaled AI delivery and commercialisation.

Chief AI Officer & Chair of Combined Intelligence, a full service technology consultancy focused on the adoption of intelligence technologies and covering a range of services from creating an AI vision & strategy through to the delivery of innovative intelligent solutions. Our core team are experienced practitioners with both decades of industry delivery as well as deep technology knowledge. My focus is driving client adoption and demonstrating the value & benefits to clients of applying intelligent solutions within their technology landscape.

Previously Principal Director for Artificial Intelligence at Accenture Digital with a focus on delivery across multiple industry groups including Financial Services, Health & Public Safety and Telecommunications, Media and High Technology. Also specialising on AI Innovation and Strategy aligned to demonstrating potential applications to increase adoption and commercialisation

With particular experience with video and image analytics, motivational natural language understanding and time series predictive monitoring and advanced machine learning architectures. Combined with a deep knowledge of the organisational, ethical, governance and cultural challenges for the adoption of AI. Extensive knowledge of related and supportive technologies, including big data architectures and strategies, IoT and quantum.

Founding and Managing Pardoe of Pardoe Ventures. The only specialist accelerator for AI Startups. Providing Business, Technical and Investment Advisory. We work only with the best AI startups globally, from idea to seed to series A/B&C and partner with the founders to help their businesses grow. 

Our portfolio of AI Startups are not only from the UK, but the USA, Canada, Europe and Asia. We have a highly skilled and experienced network of industry advisers who provide ongoing support for our companies, providing the expertise in areas of business when it is needed, from Marketing to Operations, from HR to IPOs, we have everything covered.

Chair of the Deep Tech Innovation Centre at Warwick Innovation District. To Inspire every innovator.
Our mission is to inspire, educate and incubate aspiring deep tech founders, who want to create a sustainable business built on AI or emerging technologies.

An Expert Advisor to the British Government’s All Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence, listed by IBM Watson in the Top 30 of AI Influencers globally. Three degrees from Warwick University (BEng, PhD, MBA), an Honorary Professorship and Chair of the Warwick Technology Professional Network.

Also Founder of the Informed.AI Group – The AI Knowledge and Community Platform, which includes the Annual Achievement Awards for AI and Neurons.AI, the Professional Networking for AI Practitioners, and the AI & Robotics Conference and Directors’ Forums events.

Host of THE AI FUTURE SHOW – A weekly Podcast and monthly live talk show, covering all aspects of AI including Technology, Business, Innovation, Startups, Careers and much more.

A thought leader in the field, developing new frameworks to help monitor the progress of advanced artificial intelligence capabilities, including areas of cognitive computing.

In 2020, Andy was an advisor to the film documentary We Need to Talk about AI and co-author of The AI Book

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The Network for AI Practitioners & Researchers

THE AI FUTURE SHOW – Live Talk on Thursday 27th August 1pm BST

I am very pleased to announce the speakers for the next Live edition of THE AI FUTURE SHOW Jen Stirrup will be joining me to discuss all things AI Delivery Challenges Nigel is Director of the Founder and CEO of Data Relish We will be focused on the topic of AI...

Why AI Startups Need a New Business Model

Join me live on Tuesday JULY 21st  5pm BST where I will be discussing Why AI Startups Need a New Business Model with GSD Venture Studios Gary Fowler. Live on https://www.facebook.com/gsdventurestudios #GoGlobal Find out more at Pardoe...

THE AI FUTURE SHOW – Live Talk on Thursday 23rd July 6pm BST

I am very pleased to announce the speakers for the next Live edition of THE AI FUTURE SHOW Nigel Crook will be joining me to discuss all things AI Ethics Nigel is Director of the Institute for Ethical AI at Oxford Brookes University. We will be focused on the topic of...

THE AI FUTURE SHOW – Live Talk on Thursday 25th June 6pm BST

I am very pleased to announce the speakers for the first Live version of THE AI FUTURE SHOW Stuart Sherman and Barry Singleton from Scaled Insights will be joining me to discuss some of the great work they are doing in the field of Artificial Intelligence to deliver...

A Commentary on Facial Recognition Technology and its Applications

There has always been intense debate and opinion on the use of facial recognition technology (FRT). As someone that as worked in various applications of computer vision (CV) for over 20 years I feel I have some level of experience and a balanced perspective on the...

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