TruValue Labs(TM) Appoints Seasoned AI Advisor and Former Wall Street Journal Alum to Board of Directors
SAN FRANCISCO, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 27, 2018 /TruValue Labs, the leading provider of artificial intelligence-driven environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data, today announced the appointment of Gordon McLeod to the company's Board of Directors.
In this role, McLeod will leverage his extensive AI and technology experience to help advise company leadership towards further growth. TruValue Labs recently announced a $13.6 million Series A funding round in May lead by Katalyst Ventures and the Hearst Financial Venture Fund among others.
"As an early investor in the company, I'm honored to be working with TruValue Labs in a more substantial capacity and look forward to helping grow with the company and its talented team," said McLeod. "TruValue Labs continues to enhance their proprietary technology and predictive analytics to help investment professionals gain a knowledge-driven advantage over their competition."
McLeod's executive and board roles include work with early-stage technology companies that apply machine learning and AI to solve business problems in media, finance, and education. Most notably, McLeod was President of Krux Digital, a data management platform (DMP) that was acquired by Salesforce in 2016. Previously McLeod was the President and founder of the Wall Street Journal Digital Network, overseeing worldwide digital, video, social and mobile for WSJ, MarketWatch, Barron's, SmartMoney and AllThingsD.
McLeod is also a board member and advisor for other early-stage companies that incorporate AI and machine-learning, including r4 Technologies, Spectrum Labs and Sense Education. At TruValue Labs, McLeod will be joining existing Directors Susan Choe, founder and managing partner at Katalyst Ventures, and Jeffrey Weber, managing director at The Entrepreneurs' Fund.
McLeod holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Economy from University of California, Berkeley and an M.A. in Public Policy, Media and Politics from Harvard University.
He is available for interviews with the media to further discuss his new role with TruValue Labs.
About TruValue Labs™
TruValue Labs is the first company to apply artificial intelligence (AI) to uncover timely and material Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) information at scale. The company's mission is to deliver increased transparency to investment professionals by providing data and analytics that go beyond traditional fundamentals. The flagship product, Insight360™, delivers investable insights by revealing intangible value and risk factors from unstructured data at the speed of current events. Visit www.truvaluelabs.com to learn more about the SaaS and API products.
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