Kathryn Hume joins AI Redefined (AIR)’s Board of Directors, Brings Holistic Innovation Experience to the Human-Centric AI Startup

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Hume, who is Vice President, Digital Investments Technology at RBC, assumes the role of Independent Director on AIR’s Board.

MONTREAL. December 14, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AI Redefined (AIR), a company focused on building software products for human-AI collaboration, announces today that Kathryn Hume has joined its Board of Directors. Hume, who is Vice President, Digital Investments Technology at RBC, takes up the position of Independent Director on AIR’s Board.

Hume’s role at AIR is the latest step in a career spent building companies and products that unlock the commercial value of emerging technologies. Hume joined RBC as Interim Head for Borealis AI. Before that, Hume held leadership positions with integrate.ai, Fast Forward Labs (Cloudera), and helped Fortune 500 companies implement machine learning to increase their revenue and operational efficiency. Hume, a widely-respected speaker on AI and writer, holds a PhD degree in Comparative Literature at Stanford University. She speaks seven languages, and she has taught courses about enterprise adoption of AI, law and ethics at Harvard Business School (MIT Media Lab), Stanford University Faculty of Law, and University of Calgary Faculty of Law.

Craig Vachon, CEO of AIR, stated that Kathryn is a great addition to our team. “We are thrilled to have her in a role that will enable us to draw on her vast experience in building AI that’s equally cutting-edge and economically efficient, as well as contextually responsible,” he said. “Kathryn’s passion for understanding AI’s limitations and potential is a great match with our own priorities.”

Hume’s appointment to the AIR Board is the latest in a busy 2022. Other highlights include the May hires of Matthew E. Taylor as Research Director and Jordy Berson as Chief Product Officer, both leadership hires that signal the company’s ongoing commercial and research expansion. Hume’s contributions to AIR’s governance and strategy will position the company well for further responsible innovation.

About AI Redefined (AIR).

AI Redefined is a company which develops software that fosters continuous learning between humans (and machines) AIR released Cogment, which is the first open-source platform that allows users to create, train and deploy complex intelligence systems that combine humans and AI agents. Cogment allows AI and humans to share contexts and learn in real-world as well as simulated environments. Cogment can be used in commercial applications such as logistics, urban mobility, and renewable energies. Visit www.cogment.com for more information. https://ai-r.com.

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For media enquiries: Sara Schlemm, AI Redefined (AIR), [email protected], (438) 230-4626

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