Stream: Artificial Intelligence
Richard Jhang is the founder and CEO of StratMinds, a firm established to help innovative founders turn their vision into reality through advisory services, execution support, and early-stage investment. The firm also incubates startups, based on the ideas of the firm’s partners and affiliated entrepreneurs. Before StratMinds, Richard was the Chief Innovation Officer and Global Partner / VP of Digital Strategy at IBM Global Business Services. He also led the Applied AI & Automation Strategy practice — a specialty business strategy practice with its focus on helping IBM’s clients re-imagine and re-engineer their businesses with intelligent machines at the core. Richard has extensive technology and strategy consulting background, having been in senior partner/executive roles at preeminent consulting firms, such as Strategy& (formerly, Booz & Co.), PwC , and Cap Gemini Ernst & Young. Richard also worked as senior technologists at various technology and startup companies, such as Symantec, Axent Technologies, Spyn Inc., and Netizen.