Amir Husain, Founder & CEO, Spark Cognition
Amir Husain is a serial entrepreneur, inventor, author, and founder and CEO of SparkCognition, an award-winning artificial intelligence company.
Since its founding in April 2014, SparkCognition has received widespread recognition, including making the CNBC Top 20 Disruptors of 2017, band ranking on the CB Insights AI 100 list in both 2017 and 2018.
Amir is a prolific inventor with 22 U.S. patents awarded and over 40 pending applications. His work has been published in leading tech journals including Network World, Computer World, and many others. His bestselling book “The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence” was published in 2017.
Amir has served as a founding member of the Board of Advisors for IBM Watson and serves on the Board of Advisors for The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science.