San Fransisco, 10 May 2022 – CrowdAI, the SanFrancisco-based computer vision company that helps organizations automate visual inspection, was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s “Technology Pioneers”.
The World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers are early to growth-stage companies from around the world that are involved in the use of new technologies and innovation that are poised to have a significant impact on business and society.
With their selection as Technology Pioneer, CEO Devaki Raj of CrowdAI will be invited to participate at World Economic Forum activities, events and discussions throughout the year. CrowdAI will also contribute to Forum initiatives over the next two years, working with global leaders to help address key industry and societal issues.
“We’re excited to welcome CrowdAI to our 2022 cohort of Technology Pioneers,” says Saemoon Yoon, Community Lead, Technology Pioneers, World Economic Forum. CrowdAI and its fellow pioneers are at the forefront of industries that are critical to solving some of our world’s most complex issues today. We look forward to their contribution to the World Economic Forum in its commitment to improving the state of the world.”
“It’s great to be acknowledged as pioneer by the World Economic Forum”, said CrowdAI’s CEO Devaki Raj. “It is a confirmation our technology is among the most unique in the world and can improve the lives of many people. Our technology can help combat climate change, increase agricultural production to address food scarcity, and determine where relief is needed most after a natural disaster—we look forward to contributing to the Forum dialogues on this challenge.”
For the first time, over one-third of selected Technology Pioneer firms are led by women, well above the industry average.The firms also come from regions all around the world, creating a truly global community. This year’s cohort includes start-ups from 30 countries, with Vietnam,Rwanda and Czech Republic represented for the first time.
The diversity of these companies extends to their innovations as well. This year’sTech Pioneer firms are shaping the future by advancing technologies such as AI,IoT, robotics, blockchain, biotechnology and many more. The full list of TechnologyPioneers can be found here.
TechnologyPioneers have been selected based on the community’s selection criteria, which includes innovation, impact and leadership as well as the company’s relevance with the World Economic Forum’s Platforms.
All info on this year’s Technology Pioneers can be found here.
CrowdAI offers the leading software platform to build customized computer vision (CV), enabling anyone to create high-qualityCV models to analyze imagery and video—no data science background or coding is required.CrowdAI provides all the tools necessary to go from raw pixels to structured insights relevant to a user's specific needs. Models created via CrowdAI's software platform have been used for manufacturing production lines, humanitarian assistance, and disaster response, countering illicit trafficking, medical diagnostics, and beyond.
About World Economic Forum:
The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the InternationalOrganization for Public-Private Cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.
About the Technology Pioneers:
TheWorld Economic Forum believes that innovation is critical to the future well-being of society and to driving economic growth. Launched in 2000, the Technology Pioneer community is composed of early to growth-stage companies from around the world that are involved in the design, development and deployment of new technologies and innovations, and are poised to have a significant impact on business and society.
TheWorld Economic Forum provides the Technology Pioneers community with a platform to engage with the public- and private-sector leaders and to contribute new solutions to overcome the current crisis and build future resiliency.