Signal AI appoints Georgie Weedon as Head of Communications
LONDON / NEW YORK - 1st May 2020 - Signal AI, one of the leading AI companies transforming how business leaders make decisions, has appointed former UN IPCC communications strategist and Al Jazeera launch team exec Georgie Weedon as head of communications. Georgie will lead Signal AI’s global communications efforts as the company expands its AI-powered offering into new markets.
Georgie has held senior roles in communications and journalism. Recently, she has worked with tech clients in both the blockchain and software as a service (SaaS) fields in San Jose and Zug. She is currently an adviser to UK-based prison rehabilitation charity Switchback.
Georgie was the third member of the launch team of Al Jazeera English, where she worked as a journalist and executive producer, and developed the daily global current affairs programme, Witness.
She has also advised the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as a communications strategist, helping scientists to better communicate with the global media, and partnered both the Prince of Wales’ Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change and British Antarctic Survey, as well as several UK government departments.
Georgie was selected for the Cambridge University Climate Leadership Programme, led by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership for leaders in their field to share learnings and best practice.
Georgie will report to Emily Westgate, VP Marketing and work closely with CEO and founder David Benigson.
Georgie Weedon said, “I’m excited to be joining a true disruptor in AI and business leadership space. As a strategic communications professional, I use Signal AI’s platform on a daily basis to inform my decision making around key issues for instance where a certain narrative is heading. You are able to train Signal AI’s platform to learn certain topics and entities that regular insight tools can miss, from a huge dataset of over 5 million global media and regulatory documents, in real time. It really is groundbreaking! On a personal level, it’s great to be joining what I believe is one of the world’s most pioneering AI companies.”
David Benigson, CEO and Founder Signal AI said, “We are really excited Georgie is joining the team at this stage of Signal AI’s journey. Georgie brings a wealth of senior global strategic communications and leadership experience picked up across a broad range of media and multinational organisations.”
About Signal AI
Signal AI is one of the UK’s fastest growing artificial intelligence companies 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: https://www.signal-ai.com/.