04 Feb 2020
Posted in Press Release
GlobalData reveals top 10 artificial intelligence influencers in Q4 2019
An analysis of GlobalData’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Influencer Platform, which tracks over 200 leading global AI experts and their discussions pertaining to the emerging trends, pain areas, new fields of innovation and other popular areas on Twitter, revealed Ronald van Loon, Director at Adversitement, as the top influencer in the fourth quarter (Q4) 2019.
Ganapathi Pulipaka, chief data scientist at Accenture, was ranked second among AI experts with an influencer score of 84. Kirk Borne, Principal data scientist at Booz Allen Hamilton, was ranked third with an influencer score of 81.
Among the companies, Microsoft emerged as the leading company among the discussions of artificial intelligence experts, followed by Google and Amazon. The conversations on Microsoft were led by Microsoft HoloLens, an immersive mixed reality experience, developed by the reliability, security and scalability of cloud and AI services from Microsoft.
Among the top trends, ‘Machine Learning’ emerged as the leading trend in Q4 2019, followed by ‘Data Science’, ‘Big Data’ and ‘Cloud Computing’. The conversations on Machine Learning were largely driven by its application in the Industrial IoT and Robotic fields.