Flamingo AI appoints new CTO

By Justin Ware. Published at Sep 12, 2018, in Technology

Flamingo AI Limited (ASX:FGO) has announced the appointment of Tony Coorey as its incoming Chief Technology Officer.

The appointment will ensure a smooth transition from outgoing CTO Joe Walker, who will move into a Board Advisory role for the artificial intelligence company.

“I am very happy to have led the development of Flamingo AI’s technology platform, technology team and machine learning capabilities over the past three years.

“We have a world class product and platform. I am thrilled to be handing over to somebody as capable as Mr Coorey who will bring valuable experience to the company.”

FGO founder and CEO Catriona Wallace thanked Walker for his service, “Under Joe’s leadership of the technology team we have built a product and platform that is being used by some of the world’s leading brands and largest companies.

“We are extremely pleased that someone with Tony’s expertise is now joining the Company to support the Company’s next growth phase focused on the commercialisation of the platform,” she said.

It should be noted however that this remains a speculative stock and investors should seek professional financial advice if considering this stock for your portfolio.

Coorey has previously served as CTO at Elsevier Science Publishing, a division of Elsevier (RENX:NYSE) and GraysOnline, subsequently acquired by Eclipx (ASX:ECX).

Source: cio.com.au
Source: cio.com.au

He worked closely with FGO’s Commercial Officer Mark Kehoe at Eclipx and will be tasked with progressing the commercialisation and scalability of its existing AI tech.

The incoming CTO was a key technology consultant at Tom Waterhouse from 2011-2014 and was a senior consultant at notable investment firm, Allegro Funds.

In addition, Coorey will play a key role in solidifying FGO’s future strategic direction and partnerships.

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