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AI Talent News Roundup Sept 2020 Part 1

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This is TalentSeer’s AI News Roundup for the first half of September 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.

Brad Porter, Former Amazon VP and Robotics Leader, Joins AI Unicorn Scale AI as CTO

San Francisco-based data annotation platform, Scale AI, has hired Brad Porter as their first CTO. Scale AI is a four-year-old unicorn startup headed by 23-year-old CEO Alexandr Wang. It has been providing high-quality training data for leading machine learning teams, including Waymo and Uber. Porter will be leading Scale's AI system development with "combined ownership of product direction and engineering". Porter most recently served as the VP and distinguished engineer of robotics at Amazon and worked for Netscape and Tellme Networks in his early career. [Read More]

Brad Porter, Former Amazon VP and Robotics Leader, Joins AI Unicorn Scale AI as CTO - AI Talent News
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DocuSign Hires Kamal Hathi, Former Microsoft Business Intelligence Executive, as its New CTO

DocuSign has hired Kamal Hathi as its CTO to help focus on its cloud-based contractual technology. Hathi brings 21 years of experience from his time at Microsoft, where he worked as a General Manager for Power BI, a business analysis and intelligence service, and Program Manager at MSN. At DocuSign, he will be overseeing the development and implementation of the company’s technology roadmaps. [Read More]

DocuSign Hires Kamal Hathi, Former Microsoft Business Intelligence Executive, as its New CTO - AI Talent News
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Enterprise AI Startup DataRobot Hires Parm Uppal as Chief Revenue Officer

Boston-based ML and AI enterprise startup DataRobot, has hired Parm Uppal as their Chief Revenue Officer. Uppal will focus on bringing the company’s end-to-end AI platform to more organizations worldwide, making their AI solutions more accessible. Prior to this, Uppal was the VP of sales at AppDynamics, where he grew the West region by over 270% in three years. [Read More]

Enterprise AI Startup DataRobot Hires Parm Uppal as Chief Revenue Officer - AI Talent News
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Fintech Company iBanFirst Appoints Yann Stadnicki as Chief Data Officer to Help its Global Market Position

Brussels-based fintech company iBanFirst has appointed Yann Stadnicki as Chief Data Officer, where he will be responsible for Business Intelligence, Business Analytics, as well as managing Data Engineering teams. Stadnicki has experience working with Microsoft to create AI products for Azure, and Paris-based tech advertising company Criteo working on machine learning products. [Read More]

Fintech Company iBanFirst Appoints Yann Stadnicki as Chief Data Officer to Help its Global Market Position - AI Talent News
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Irish Communication Company Cubic Telecom Hires Marc Concannon as CTO

Cubic Telecom, a telecommunication service based in Sandyford, Ireland, has appointed Marc Concannon as its new CTO, where he will focus specifically on growth strategy. Concannon has 20+ years of experience in the software engineering industry, where he was a previous CTO at Edge by Ascential and Clavis Insight (prior to its acquisition by Ascential). Concannon will also be exploring the growth of Cubic Telecom’s portfolio for its global clients within various industries such as automotive, transport, energy, and agriculture. [Read More]

Irish Communication Company Cubic Telecom Hires Marc Concannon as CTO - AI Talent News
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