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January 18, 2022       News

AltaML Announces Richard Yee as Chief Financial Officer

Edmonton, AB, January 18, 2022 – AltaML, a leading applied artificial intelligence (AI) studio driven to elevate human potential, is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Yee as AltaML’s Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer responsible for driving operational and financial growth as AltaML expands across North America. 

“We’re thrilled to welcome Rich back to Edmonton and bring him into the AltaML C-suite,” said Nicole Janssen, co-CEO of AltaML. “Rich’s immense experience and success working in global markets will be invaluable as he guides AltaML’s strategic growth.”

Rich is a recognized leader in finance and operations and has demonstrated success working at multinational firms: Cisco Systems, Oracle Corporation and Goldman Sachs. He brings over 20 years of experience working in both Information Technology and Financial Services industries in Canada, Japan and Asia Pacific markets.  

”I am really excited to be joining the AltaML team and I look forward to working with everyone,” said Rich. “There is a lot of potential for our team given the global AI market size of $62 Bil and growing at a CAGR (Compounded Annual Growth Rate) of 40%.”

About AltaML

AltaML is an applied artificial intelligence (AI) studio driven to elevate human potential,and builds relationships  founded on shared beliefs around using AI for good. This work includes accelerating the AI  adoption journey for organizations in the private and public sectors as well as growing a portfolio of industry-specific joint ventures to pursue product opportunities. In addition, AltaML operates talent accelerators to increase the pool of industry-ready data science talent while driving  partners’ AI experimentation. With offices in Edmonton, Calgary and Toronto, AltaML is scaling rapidly to become the undisputed leader in responsible AI. 

For more information contact: 

Claire Kay, External Relations Lead

[email protected]