Can’t Miss Content: Generative AI, Visual AI Advisor in Pakistan, BOD News, and More


July was a month as blazing as the Texas sun for SparkCognition. So grab a cool drink, find a comfortable spot, and let us catch you up on all the exciting strides we have made over the past month.


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In the meantime, check out our featured webinars from July:

As always, be sure to check out our on-demand webinar library, with new titles added weekly.


Big News

SparkCognition Extends Middle East Presence with Expansion in Pakistan

Last month, we announced SparkCognition’s expansion into Pakistan through our partnership with Core9 and its latest customer, CHT Pakistan (Private) Limited, a textile subsidiary of CHT Group. CHT Pakistan is deploying SparkCognition Visual AI Advisor to enhance worker safety, improve productivity, and help ensure personal protective equipment (PPE) compliance.

Established in July 2005, CHT Pakistan produces high-quality products mainly for the textile industry and is an exclusively owned subsidiary of the CHT Group, a worldwide multinational company focused on specialty chemicals. Their products help improve the quality, functionality, and performance of textiles, binding materials, dyes, coats, and leather, as well as cleaning and care products for different fields of application.

“The textile industry is the backbone of Pakistan’s economy and workforce, and CHT Pakistan has been committed to delivering innovative and sustainable products to textile companies across the country,” said Haroon Ali Khan, CEO / Managing Director of CHT Pakistan (Private) Limited. “By implementing SparkCognition Visual AI Advisor, we can proactively monitor and address workplace safety with real-time insights while improving PPE compliance and preventing serious injuries.”

More context on this partnership from our press release.


SparkCognition Announces Appointment of Dr. Hamid Biglari and Professor Dame Fiona Murray to Board of Directors

We also announced the appointment of two distinguished leaders to our Board of Directors, Dr. Hamid Biglari and Professor Dame Fiona Murray, DCMG CBE. Dr. Biglari and Professor Dame Murray will be instrumental in helping guide SparkCognition through subsequent phases of growth and development.

Dr. Hamid Biglari is a seasoned executive in financial services with over 30 years of experience. He is currently Senior Partner and Chairman of Asset Management & Financial Services at RedBird Capital Partners, a global private equity firm. Previously, he was a senior executive at Point 72 Asset Management, a global hedge fund, and Citigroup, where he was Vice Chairman and Global Head of Emerging Markets.

Professor Dame Fiona Murray, DCMG CBE, is a Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she is the Associate Dean of Innovation at the MIT School of Management and the William Porter Professor of Entrepreneurship. Fiona is on the Board of the newly formed NATO Innovation Fund (a billion Euro venture fund focused on emerging technology ventures).

Learn more about the newest additions to our board of directors from our press release.


Around the Web

Here’s a quick snapshot of other SparkCognition-related news, events, and miscellaneous from last month. 

Stephen Gold, Chief Marketing Officer at SparkCognition, talked with Dan Konstantinovsky on a recent episode of the RH Blake Manufacturing Marketing podcast and shared his insights on how manufacturers can use visual AI to improve safety, productivity, quality, and situational awareness.

Gold guested on the Marketing on Mars podcast, as well, examining SparkCognition’s strategic marketing approach, the role of AI in marketing, and articulating differentiation in a crowded content landscape. 

In Fayetteville, we attended the AUSA Warfighter Summit & Exposition, demonstrating our state-of-the-art AI solutions to enhance military readiness. The 2023 AUSA Warfighter Summit & Exposition is a two-day leader and professional development event focused on Soldier and defense industry professionals that support all aspects of the Warfighter in order to link Army Warfighters and senior leaders with our industry partners to increase understanding of the warfighters’ emerging requirements.

SparkCognition Government Systems (SGS) was selected for the inaugural NatSec100, a ranked list of the top 100 venture-funded defense and dual-use startups, published by Silicon Valley Defense Group. This recognition highlights SGS’s ability to deliver advanced technological capabilities vital to U.S. national security.

In our blog, we zoomed in on one of our recent webinars about the high price of industrial downtime.


Stay Plugged In

And with that, we’re powering through the end of this scorching hot summer! Stay cool, and follow us on social media to stay updated on all our company news and AI advancements. 





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