SparkCognition has added Jim Moffatt and Ron Sugar to the company’s advisory board. Moffatt is the former chairman and CEO of Deloitte Consulting and Sugar is currently chairman of Uber.
“SparkCognition is a company that embraces innovation and has advanced the state-of-the-art in AI for the benefit of clients in multiple industries,” Moffatt said. “I am looking forward to working alongside the SparkCognition team and continuing to advance their mission.”
Sugar said the company “is uniquely positioned to serve the needs of clients across the industrial spectrum, and I am delighted to aid them in their mission.”
Moffatt brings almost 40 years of business experience to the company. He spent 32 years at Deloitte in numerous leadership roles including vice chairman, CEO of Global Consulting and deputy CEO of the company’s U.S. branch. He has also advised many Fortune 500 clients throughout his career.
Moffatt currently serves on multiple boards and committees including UCLA Anderson School, Bridgepoint LLC, Icertis, Kyriba and many others.
Sugar currently serves on boards at Uber, Chevron, Apple and Amgen. He is a senior adviser to Ares Management, Bain and Co. and Singapore’s Temasek Investment Co.
“At SparkCognition, we’ve been lucky to receive support from so many illustrious leaders,” said Amir Husain, company’s founder and CEO. “Mr. Moffatt and Dr. Sugar are proven leaders who bring incredibly valuable and unique perspectives to SparkCognition that will further our journey and help us solve our customers’ and partners’ toughest challenges.”