HYPERGIANT INDUSTRIES COMMAND
CHAIRMAN & EXECUTIVES AUSTIN, TX FIELD STATION
DIRECTORS IN AUTONOMOUS MACHINE INTELLIGENCE SYSTEMS
Leaders in Machine Intelligence - with an impressive record of tailoring solutions for clients in fields ranging from oil drilling and fluid dynamics to entertainment and healthcare. All from a user-centric perspective marrying business needs with user needs. Quite simply, this team has created some of the most well-known technology deployments in recent history.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
CHIEF GLOBAL LEGAL OFFICER
GLOBAL CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER, GM OF PRODUCTS, CHAIRMAN
CHIEF SCIENCE OFFICER
C.K. SAMPLE III
CHIEF CUSTOMER OFFICER
CHIEF ETHICS OFFICER
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF DESIGN
VICE PRESIDENT OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & MACHINE LEARNING
HYPERGIANT INDUSTRIES BOARD MEMBERS
HYPERGIANT - OFFICE OF MACHINE INTELLIGENCE
Mike Betzer has over thirty years of experience building technology companies across a wide range of industries from Telecommunication to Saas companies. Most recently, Betzer served as the Chief Digital Transformation Officer of Khoros where he helped modernize the customer engagement software company during a two year period. Prior to Khoros, Betzer served as Chief Customer Officer at Lithium Technologies, CEO of Humanify, Social Dynamics and Ineto. His career also includes leadership roles at Siebel Systems and Oracle and MCI.
Ben Lamm is a serial technology entrepreneur that builds intelligent and transformative businesses. He is the founder of Hypergiant, a next-gen enterprise AI company. Previous to founding Hypergiant, Lamm was the CEO and founder of Conversable, the leading conversational intelligence enterprise platform that was acquired by LivePerson (NASDAQ: LPSN). Lamm was also the founder and CEO of Chaotic Moon, a global mobile creative technology studio acquired by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and mobile casual gaming company Team Chaos which was acquired by Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA). In addition to leading and growing his own companies, Lamm is very active in angel investing and startup communities, with investments in the software and emerging tech space. In addition to supporting startups, Lamm also serves on Adweek's advisory board, the Planetary Society's advisory council and the advisory board of the Arch Mission. Lamm is often quoted in the press on innovation, technology and entrepreneurship, and has appeared as a thought leader in outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Forbes, Adweek, Entrepreneur, Inc, Wired, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, and Newsweek.
CHIEF GLOBAL LEGAL OFFICER
Over the span of his career, including 15 years as managing partner of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, Brian Beard has served as outside corporate counsel to public and private companies, advising them on a wide range of significant corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, and private equity and venture capital financings. He has successfully orchestrated and closed thousands of technology transactions as well as hundreds of public offerings for companies and underwriters. In addition to his legal role, Brian has advised a number of management teams and Boards of Directors on their corporate strategy, with a focus on corporate governance issues.
BOARD CHAIR | GLOBAL CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER AND GM OF PRODUCTS
Mohammed Farooq has over 25 years of experience in the enterprise software field building early-stage companies and transforming businesses and running go-to-market offerings for multi-billion-dollar enterprises and cloud service providers. Most recently, Farooq served as GM within IBM Global Technology Services where he established and implemented IBM's multi-cloud strategy. The transformation resulted in a 5x increase in revenue to a $1.2B business. Farooq joined IBM after the sale of Gravitant when it was acquired by IBM. Gravitant pioneered the creation of the $100 billion+ hybrid multi-cloud market space starting 2010. Prior to the founding of Gravitant, Mohammed spent seven years as CTO for the State of Texas, a $6 billion IT organization, leading the transformation of business and technology operations to improve statewide agency operations and reduce operations costs while improving citizen access.
FOUNDER OF ALIGN CAPITAL
Lisa Harris is the founder of Align Capital, LLC and has over 35 years of experience in banking, family office investments, real estate and private equity. She also manages the family office investment portfolio of ARH Family Partnership, which holds commercial real estate, early stage capital in young companies, and numerous other investments in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. Ms. Harris currently serves on multiple corporate and non-profit boards, including as the Chairman of Americas Technology Acquisition Corp [NYSE ATA.U] which operates as a blank check company and aims to acquire one or more businesses and assets, via a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, and reorganization. Ms. Harris also serves on the Advisory Council to The Elders, a group of independent global leaders, brought together by Nelson Mandela, who offer their collective influence and experience to support peace building, help address major causes of human suffering and promote the shared interests of humanity.