Element AI, an artificial intelligence (AI) solutions company, announced the appointment of Linda Bernardi, IBM’s former chief innovation officer of IoT and Cloud.
Linda Bernardi is joining Element AI as the chief product and strategy officer. She will lead product strategy, development and research, ensuring the creation and deployment of cost effective products and services that will ultimately increase the adoption of AI globally.
At IBM, Linda Bernardi helped change the IoT and big data analytics landscape by integrating AI and cognitive capabilities; developing a pipeline of innovative products for Fortune 100 companies around the world.
Element AI CEO Jean-François Gagne said: “Element AI was founded to transform current businesses with AI applications to help them remain competitive into the next century — this requires a significant paradigm shift and Linda is acutely qualified to accelerate this shift for enterprises.”
Serial entrepreneurs Jean-François Gagne, Nicolas Chapados, and Yoshua Bengio, a pioneer of deep learning, founded Element AI in October 2016 with the goal of empowering industry by leveraging the talent of elite AI academics.