Liesl Yearsley has been developing AI for 20 years. She was founder and CEO of an AI search engine that went public, she then founded an AI platform (Cognea) that was acquired by IBM.
At the time of acquisition, Cognea was serving 6 fortune 100 companies and 26,000 developers, and handling 60 million interactions across financial services, insurance, health, social chat, media, metaverse, robotics etc.
Yearsley is now CEO and founder of aKin, a Public Bennefit AI company with its own foundation model. aKin AI are designed to be a true companion to humans and help us improve our lives, our society and our ecosystem.
As a technical founder with four patents to her name, Yearsley offers profound and pragmatic expertise in her domain. Her approach goes beyond inducing fear about AI; instead, she provides a comprehensive understanding of AI’s inner workings, its potential applications, and strategies to stay ahead in the forthcoming AI-centric world.