Sheldon Fernandez, CEO of DarwinAI


Sheldon Fernandez, CEO of DarwinAI, is a seasoned executive and respected thought leader in the technical and enterprise communities. Throughout his career, he has applied emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence to the enterprise. First, in his capacity as CTO at Infusion, the company he founded out of school with five partners that grew to 650 people. Then subsequently, at Avanade, the organization that acquired Infusion in March of 2017.

Sheldon is also an accomplished author and speaker. He has spoken at numerous conferences in numerous contexts, including Singularity University, the prestigious think tank in the Bay Area, and has written technical books and articles on many topics. Through his career, Sheldon has coupled his entrepreneurial endeavors with non-technical pursuits, resulting in an interdisciplinary approach that is critical to the intelligent application of AI. He completed a Master’s degree in theology at the University of Toronto in 2008, with thesis work in neuroscience and metaethics and also pursued creative writing at Oxford University.

DarwinAI was recently included on insideBigData’s list of top 50 impactful companies for Q1 2019 and selected as one of seven finalists (out of 4500) for the renowned Hello Tomorrow global summit in Paris this past March.

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