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AI Talent News Roundup Aug 2020 Part 2

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This is TalentSeer’s AI News Roundup for the second half of August 2020. You can find the most relevant and recent news about AI talent, aimed specifically at tech leaders, VCs, and members of the AI field. Subscribe here to receive these roundups twice a month via email.

AI and Robotics Company Kindred.ai Appoints Marin Tchakarov as CEO

San Francisco based AI and robotics company, Kindred, has appointed former COO Marin Tchakarov as CEO. In his previous role, Tchakarov increased AI-powered robotic system deployments and sales by over 300% within one year. During his 25 year career, Tchakarov has worked at Oracle, KPMG, Smart Modular Technologies, Jawbone and others, where he focused on growth and finance. [Read More]

AI and Robotics Company Kindred.ai Appoints Marin Tchakarov as CEO - AI Talent News
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Enterprise Data Cloud Company Cloudera Promotes Sarah Shin as Chief Diversity Officer

AI and ML enterprise data cloud company, Cloudera has promoted Sarah Shin from Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Learning to Chief Diversity Officer. Within her role, Shin will be working with Cloudera’s Equality Committee, the Employee Resource Advisory Board, and Leadership teams to focus on addressing workplace inequality. Shin has 25 years of experience working at Leapfrog, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and Apple, where she held various D&I and HR roles. [Read More]

Enterprise Data Cloud Company Cloudera Promotes Sarah Shin as Chief Diversity Officer - AI Talent News
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Global Law Firm Linklaters Appoints Shilpa Bhandarkar as CEO of Its Flagship Technology and AI Platform Nakhoda

London-based global law firm, Linklaters, has announced Shilpa Bhandarkar as CEO of Nakhoda, its flagship technology and AI platform. Nakhoda uses AI and ML to automate legal logic and provide legal data. Previously, Shilpa Bhandarkar had helped develop and oversee Linklater’s technologies as Global Head of Innovation, and before working there was Legal Network Director at Lexoo. [Read More]

Global Law Firm Linklaters Appoints Shilpa Bhandarkar as CEO of Its Flagship Technology and AI Platform Nakhoda - AI Talent News
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Personalized Customer Communication Startup Intercom Hires Dan Griggs as CFO in preparation for their IPO

San Francisco-based Conversational Relationship Platform, Intercom, has hired Dan Griggs as its CFO. This comes just as Intercom prepares for its IPO. Previously, Dan Griggs helped take ad technology company Rocket Fuel Inc to go public, as well as transform Sitecore while he was CFO. Despite being newly hired, Dan Griggs has noted that the IPO will not be happening immediately, as Intercom has enough capital and liquidity at the moment, meaning they have no need to rush. [Read More]

Personalized Customer Communication Startup Intercom Hires Dan Griggs as CFO in preparation for their IPO - AI Talent News
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Computer Scientist Frances Allen, First Female Turing Award Winner and IBM Fellow, Dies at 88

Frances Allen, renowned computer scientist, died on August 4, the day of her birthday, at age 88. Allen was the first female IBM fellow as well as the first woman to win the Turing Award. At IBM, she served as language liaison, where she helped design Alpha, described as “a very high-level code-breaking language which featured the ability to create new alphabets beyond the system defined alphabets”. Allen also published multiple papers on program optimization and control flow analysis. [Read More]

‍Computer Scientist Frances Allen, First Female Turing Award Winner and IBM Fellow, Dies at 88 - AI Talent News
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