Infinia ML - CEO, Durham, NC
We are pleased to announce the placement of Robbie Allen as CEO at Infinia ML. Allen will be based out of Infinia ML’s Durham, NC office.
Prior to joining Infinia ML, Allen founded and led Automated Insights, one of the first and most successful natural language generation companies. Automated Insights was named one of the “Best Places to Work” in the Triangle for four years in a row and was acquired by Vista Equity Partners in 2015. A former Distinguished Engineer at Cisco, Allen has authored or coauthored eight books and holds six patents. Allen has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from East Carolina University, two Master’s degrees from MIT, and has been pursuing his Ph.D. in computer science with a focus on artificial intelligence at the University of North Carolina.
At Infinia ML, Allen joins an impressive team of artificial intelligence experts with experience in industries including healthcare, security, and business process automation. The company’s Chief Scientist is machine learning visionary Lawrence Carin, Ph.D., the Vice Provost for Research and Professor of Electrical and Computer Science at Duke University. Leveraging funding from noted private equity firm Carrick Capital Partners, Allen will accelerate the business with aggressive hiring.