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Founded Year

2016

Stage

Series B - II | Alive

Total Raised

$39M

About Secondmind

Secondmind is the developer of Decision Engine, a cloud-based decision-making platform powered by AI. The Decision Engine unites expertise with practical machine learning intelligence to help make better decisions.

Secondmind Headquarter Location

72 Hills Road

Cambridge, England, CB2 1LA,

United Kingdom

Latest Secondmind News

Secondmind Board Appoints Gary Brotman as new CEO

Jul 8, 2021

New executive appointments and hires strengthen the company’s commercial machine learning and scaleup experience July 08, 2021 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time CAMBRIDGE, England--( BUSINESS WIRE )--The Secondmind Board of Directors has appointed Gary Brotman as Chief Executive Officer and Director. Brotman joined the company in October 2019 as VP of Product and has served as Chief Product Officer and co-CEO since January of this year while the search for a permanent CEO was underway. During this period, Brotman was instrumental in aligning the company to focus initially on the automotive sector and helping the industry achieve greater sustainability with its leading machine learning research and technology. Brotman brings a diverse technology background to the role, having held product and marketing leadership positions at successful startups and established enterprises including Musicmatch and Yahoo! Prior to joining Secondmind, Brotman served as the Head of AI Strategy & Product Planning at Qualcomm, where he spearheaded the development and commercialization of the company’s AI Engine across the Snapdragon Mobile Platform portfolio. The Board has also appointed Adam Broun as Chairman of the Board. Prior to joining Secondmind, Broun was CEO of Kensho Technologies, a leading provider of next-generation machine learning and analytics to financial institutions. At Kensho, Broun was instrumental in every stage of the company’s growth, from early commercial wins to building a successful, scalable platform and the company’s acquisition by S&P Global in 2018. The Secondmind executive team has also expanded in depth and breadth, with commercial, scale-up and product strategy experience to complement its strong research credentials. Peter Bullivant becomes Chief Financial & Operating Officer as his Chief Financial Officer role at the company is expanded to include company operations, business development and human resources. Suraj Nagaraj has joined the company as Vice President of Product. He brings experience in commercialization of competitive AI & ML SaaS products and has held a number of product leadership positions across leading brands, McLaren, Denso, Jaguar Land Rover and General Electric to name a few. Carl Edward Rasmussen continues in his role as Chief Scientist and will also serve as Co-Chairman with Broun. Kevin Dillon, Director on the Secondmind Board and Managing Partner of Secondmind investor Atlantic Bridge, said: “We are bullish about Secondmind’s ability to deliver predictive modeling underpinned by scaled Gaussian Processes and see this as both unique and disruptive in the Automotive sector and beyond. We are excited about the appointments of Gary as CEO and Adam as Chairman of the Board, and are confident that along with Carl and Peter, Secondmind has the world-class executive leadership to match its vision and technology innovation.” Commenting on his appointment, Gary Brotman, CEO, said: “I’m incredibly excited to have the privilege of leading the exceptionally talented and diverse Secondmind team in this next phase of our business. I’m also grateful for the support of the Secondmind Board over the last several months and the trust they’ve put in me moving forward. We have the right team and the right machine learning technology to help innovators in automotive design cleaner cars and achieve greater sustainability.” About Secondmind Secondmind is on a mission to help automotive innovators design cleaner cars, and achieve greater sustainability through machine learning. Underpinned by years of award-winning, practical machine learning research and technology, developed by a world-class team of researchers, data scientists and machine learning engineers, Secondmind is helping Automotive manufacturers navigate the increasing complexity of engineering design in its transition to electrification. Secondmind was founded in 2016 and is backed by leading venture funds including Amadeus Capital, Atlantic Bridge, and Cambridge Innovation Capital, among others. Secondmind is a registered trademark of Secondmind Ltd.

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Expert Collections containing Secondmind

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Secondmind is included in 3 Expert Collections, including AI 100 2019.

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AI 100 2019

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Mobility-as-a-Service

550 items

Companies developing solutions to streamline the way people move themselves. Includes companies providing on-demand access to passenger vehicles and micromobility solutions as well as companies integrating multiple modes of transport, including public transit, into one service.

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Artificial Intelligence

7,365 items

This collection includes startups selling AI SaaS, using AI algorithms to develop their core products, and those developing hardware to support AI workloads.

Secondmind Patents

Secondmind has filed 5 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Machine learning
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  • Classification algorithms
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