Tech Industry veteran Gary Oliver joins Cognizer Board

August 13, 2020 – San Francisco, CA – Cognizer, which builds artificial intelligence (AI) products enabling organizations to instantly tap into their collective intelligence via AI; today announced that Gary Oliver has joined the company’s Board of Directors. Oliver was formerly CIO at Visa, General Manager at Remedy and Peregrine, and CEO of AI firms Blazent and Razor Think. 

“Gary is trusted and respected as a executive and brings a wealth of industry knowledge, relationships and expertise all of which is enormously beneficial to help Cognizer advance its mission,” said Jack Porter, founder and CEO of Cognizer.

“At Cognizer, we help organizations drive transformation using troves of facts buried in huge unstructured content repositories. Roughly 80-90% of all corporate information is unstructured and organizations need to structure it before it can be used to solve problems.  Gary has deep experience with using machine learning and AI to solve mission-critical business objectives that will help make Cognizer a better, more agile and market driven company.” Porter shared.

“I’m delighted to join the Cognizer Board and join Cognizer mission to build category defining AI products. Tackling the challenge of making productive use of the details in unstructured business content has been the holy grail for IT for some time.”

About Cognizer, Inc

Cognizer invented a new category of artificial intelligence (AI) that enables organizations to instantly tap into the collective intelligence contained within their documents, messages, files, and other unstructured content sources. The company’s AI platform functions as a corporate brain that uses natural language processing, deep-learning, and graph technologies to make an organization’s people, processes, and programs more intelligent and impactful. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area with development offices in India, Cognizer is backed by established investors. For more information, visit


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