The AI provider specialising in the asset management industry has appointed Conti, an experienced corporate development and strategy executive, as an independent board member. Conti previously served as VP for strategy and corporate development at NLP technologies company Expert.ai SpA.  

Conti is also an angel investor via VC Geminea, which he co-founded.  VC Geminea investe in AI-based start-ups. His past experiences also include sitting on the board of ADmantX, an adtech outfit, and he is currently a board member and general manager of Icoolhunt SpA, which uses AI to forecast trends.  

Daniele Grassi, CEO at Axyon AI, says: “Luigi’s appointment as an independent board member is just another example of our continued growth. His depth of experience in the strategy and development for AI start-ups will provide powerful insights and help propel Axyon to the next level.” 

Conti says the following about his appointment: “Artificial Intelligence is experiencing greater investment as asset and fund managers see the value this technology can bring by creating stronger investment strategies, generating alpha and detecting market anomalies. Axyon is an exciting disruptor in the asset management space, and I am excited to join their journey to support the development of the company and bring their leading technology to a larger audience.” 

Source: https://www.hedgeweek.com/2021/09/03/305643/luigi-conti-joins-axyon-ai-board