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  • Boeing, SparkCognition Seek to Introduce AI-Based Drone Airspace Mgmt Software via Joint Venture - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing, SparkCognition Seek to Introduce AI-Based Drone Airspace Mgmt Software via Joint Venture

    Boeing and SparkCognition intend to form a new joint venture that will develop software platforms designed to integrate autonomous cargo vehicles and other unmanned aircraft systems into the global airspace. Amir Husain, founder and CEO of SparkCognition, will serve as CEO of Austin, Texas-based SkyGrid that will help clients perform emergency response, industrial inspections and […] More

  • Former IBM Exec Sridhar Sudarsan Named SparkCognition CTO - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former IBM Exec Sridhar Sudarsan Named SparkCognition CTO

    Sridhar Sudarsan, formerly chief technology officer of Watson platform and partnerships at IBM, has been appointed to the same role at SparkCognition. Sudarsan will oversee SparkCognition“™s technical and product strategy in collaboration with Bruce Porter, the firm’s chief science officer, and other industry and artificial intelligence experts, the company said Tuesday. Amir Husain, founder and CEO […] More

  • CNAS Forms Task Force to Help Address AI-Related National Security Challenges - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CNAS Forms Task Force to Help Address AI-Related National Security Challenges

    The Center for a New American Security has formed a task force to study how the U.S. government can address national security risks from artificial intelligence. CNAS said Thursday Robert Work, former deputy secretary at the Defense Department, will co-chair the Task Force on Artificial Intelligence and National Security alongside Andrew Moore, dean of Carnegie Mellon University’s School […] More

  • Boeing, Verizon Invest in AI Tech Developer SparkCognition - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing, Verizon Invest in AI Tech Developer SparkCognition

    The venture businesses of Boeing and Verizon have invested in SparkCognition to help the Austin, Texas-based company further develop information technology applications through artificial intelligence and machine learning methods. Boeing said Monday its ventures arm HorizonX joined an investment group, led by Verizon Ventures, to support a $32 million initial funding round for SparkCognition. SparkCognition develops machine learning and analytics tools […] More

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