Founder and CEO of Informed.AI Group, Professor Andy Pardoe is a leading expert in technology and futurism, with particular focus on artificial intelligence.Previously named as one of the Top 30 AI Influencers For 2017 by IBM Watson, Pardoe’s particular interest in AI startups landed him the opportunity to become Managing Partner of Pardoe Ventures and Co-Founder of CriticalMass Global. He is also an expert advisor to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence, and is an Associate Fellow of the Warwick Business School and Chair of the Warwick Technology Network.
Pardoe is an IT professional having over 20 years experience across multiple industries, including investment banking, retail commerce and supply chain, and multi-media asset protection and network security. Working for large corporates and startups, he has a keen understanding of business transformation and change management and has delivered many large IT implementations acting as either global development manager, program manager, IT director or managing director.
He has a strong academic background with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Systems Engineering, a PhD in Artificial Intelligence and an MBA specialising in Business Transformation and Mergers & Acquisitions, all from Warwick University. Furthermore, Professor Andy Pardoe is a regarded author and publisher, having written multiple acclaimed articles and papers, as well as authoring his first book The Continuum of Intelligence. As a leading expert in his field, Professor Andy Pardoe is able to provide valuable information on how to help grow the next generation of AI startups, business transformation, change management and upcoming technological and digital trends.