Conscia Welcomes Mark Riggs as a New Advisory Board Member

Conscia, the Toronto based Interactive Management Platform, has announced a new advisory board member. Mark Riggs has joined the team to help provide strategic guidance as it seeks to continue its rapid growth.

Toronto-based technology start-up, Conscia, has added a new advisory board member to the company. Seasoned IT executive Mark Riggs joins the advisory board serving in a capacity to guide on continued internal growth and strategic expansion to new target markets covered by Conscia’s AI-powered Interaction Management platform.

Mark has over 25 years of experience in the software industry, and has been instrumental in growing organizations by approximately $1.5B including Business Objects, Endeca Technologies, and Bazaarvoice; each resulted in acquisitions by SAP and Oracle, and IPO respectively. Other positions held by Mark are founding member of Cambridge Management Consulting (CMC), a subsidiary of Cambridge Technology Partners (CTP), and roles at Electronic Data Systems (EDS), a division of HP.

“It is very exciting to be a part of such a unique technology that democratizes machine learning, data management, enrichment and integration by making it accessible to domain experts through a self-service ‘excel-like’ interface,” said Riggs. “Sana and the entire Conscia team understand the importance of business and IT working together to tackle otherwise convoluted business problems with a fraction of the cost and time compared to their competitors.”

Conscia was founded on the vision that domain experts should drive the agile delivery of technology solutions that serve a business objective by abstracting the complexity of the underlying architecture with a self-service approach.

Sana Remekie, Conscia’s Chief Executive Officer noted, ‘we are very excited to have Mark Riggs join the Conscia family as he brings decades of experience in building high performance teams with a strong passion towards customer’s success. Mark will be key in helping us shape the strategic direction of the company”.

Conscia has a lean team of data scientists, software engineers, architects and technology consultants, which has allowed the company to bootstrap in the its first 1.5 years since inception in April 2016. The company is focused on customer acquisition through its strategic partnerships with Cirrus10 and Havas Canada and is currently piloting its platform with some of the largest name brands in North America.

Conscia has assembled its powerful set of platform capabilities into two focused solutions. Conscia’s Content Intelligence solution empowers business users and domain experts to prepare and enrich the content through natural language processing, domain specific ontologies, sophisticated algorithms and analytics-driven insights in order to improve information discovery and search relevancy.

Its Customer Intelligence solution brings a much needed level of transparency and human control to machine learning and AI by allowing management and application of domain specific customer intent recognition models that takes as input the customer’s real-time context, behaviour and historical profile when determining what they want at the time of interaction.

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