Signal AI Appoints Clancy Childs as Chief Product Officer

Dynamic technology executive brings leadership and cutting-edge product knowledge to Signal AI C-Suite

NEW YORK / LONDON  –  19th Jan 2021 – Today, Signal AI, one of the leading companies transforming how business leaders make decisions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Clancy Childs to Chief Product Officer. Childs will help lead the development of Signal AI’s product suite vision as the company expands into new markets and applies its pioneering technology to further customer use-cases as part of its mission to transform business decision making through trainable AI. 

Childs brings a wealth of leading data and product experience to Signal AI from his senior roles at both Dow Jones and Google. He led Dow Jones’s professional information product suite as the Chief Data Officer, Chief Product and Technology Officer and, most recently, as General Manager of an innovation business unit, created to further push the applications of natural language processing and knowledge graph technology within the company.  

David Benigson, CEO of Signal AI, Signal AI is fundamentally changing the way business leaders make decisions. Our product is at the heart of this success, and appointing Clancy Childs to CPO is a huge win for us. His leadership and experience at both Dow Jones and Google will be of enormous value as the company realizes our product vision and strategic growth plans.”

Clancy Childs, CPO of Signal AI, “I have been following Signal AI closely for the past few years as a company that I believe is poised to solve some of the most important knowledge problems facing modern businesses. I am thrilled to join Signal AI’s leadership team at this point in the company’s growth and international expansion.“

Prior to Dow Jones, Childs worked at Google on a variety of products including AdSense, Maps, Gmail, and Checkout, but spent the majority of his time there as the London-based Product Manager for Google Analytics Premium (now known as Google Analytics 360). 

Childs has degrees in Computer Science and Economics from University of Michigan, and an MBA with distinction from London Business School. He has also advised various startups on product management and data strategy.

About Signal AI

Signal AI is a fast growing UK artificial intelligence company creating pioneering AI solutions to enable better decision making. It believes AI is one of the most exciting and significant technological developments of our time. Signal AI’s  platform enables organisations to track defined challenges in real time. From competitive landscape and changes to regulation, to monitoring reputation or supply chain, the Signal AI platform gathers the relevant data and applies its proprietary machine learning analysis, in turn empowering smarter and faster decisions. For more information on the Signal AI platform, visit the Signal AI website:


Georgie Weedon, Head of Communications, Signal AI