Partners

 

Messrs. Teagarden and Sutton lead the team of partners and advisors with technology executive, management consulting, entrepreneurship and investment banking expertise.

 
 
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NEVILLE TEAGARDEN

Neville is Managing Partner of AI Capital. He is also a co-founder and former President/COO of a major semantic artificial intelligence company. Prior to his venture and entrepreneurial pursuits, Mr. Teagarden had CIO/CTO roles at three Fortune 500 class companies over a 15-year executive career. Two of these grew from less than $1 billion to greater than $6 billion in revenue during his tenure. Neville also had responsibilities for technology venture transactions and overall M&A diligence and integration. In particular, he was Global CIO of both ProLogis, the largest global industrial REIT, and Navigant International, the second largest travel company behind American Express, following time at Janus Capital Group.

Mr. Teagarden is also an experienced practitioner with over a decade's experience developing enterprise systems across two generations of AI technology spanning multiple industries, including:

• Analytics, Semantics, Robotics, Deep/Machine Learning, and Natural Language
• Financial Services, Consumer Products, Insurance, Energy, Real Estate, Travel, Semiconductors

Mr. Teagarden received his degree from MIT where he was also a researcher in the MIT AI Laboratory.

 
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JOSH SUTTON

Josh is a Managing Partner of AI Capital. Mr. Sutton previously served as the former Global Head of the Data and AI Practice for Publicis.Sapient. In this role, he was responsible for strategy and partnerships related to artificial intelligence across all business lines. He also was responsible for launching the capital markets consulting business at Sapient which grew to become a multi-hundred million dollar business unit. Mr. Sutton was a member of the leadership team responsible for growing the valuation of the overall organization from $50M when he joined to $3.7B upon its sale to Publicis in 2015.

In addition to his corporate roles, Mr. Sutton also serves on the board of directors for NPower, a New York based non-profit focused on mobilizing the tech community and providing veterans and disadvantaged individuals the access and opportunity to build tech skills and achieve their potential.