Luigi Conti joins Axyon AI board
Axyon AI, an AI provider for the asset management industry, has appointed Luigi Conti as an independent board member.
Axyon AI provides deep learning solutions that help asset managers deliver more efficient and innovative investment products. The company, which includes UniCredit and ING Bank among its investors, operates in close partnership with the renowned AI and computer sciences faculty at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.
Conti is an experienced executive in the strategy and corporate development area, with a focus in B2B innovative technologies, business models and markets, taking businesses through to exit or sale. Luigi previously served on the board of ADmantX (adtech), where he managed the fundraising process and the successful sale of the company to Vista Equity in 2019. He is currently a Board Member and General Manager of Icoolhunt SpA, a marketing tech company focused on AI-powered trends forecasting.
Conti previously served as Vice President for strategy and corporate development at Expert.ai SpA, a public company focused on NLP technologies, and is also an angel investor through the co-founded seed VC Geminea, investing in AI-based start-ups.
Conti says: “Artificial Intelligence is experiencing greater investment as asset and fund managers see the value this technology can bring by creating stronger investment strategies, generating alpha and detecting market anomalies. Axyon is an exciting disruptor in the asset management space, and I am excited to join their journey to support the development of the company and bring their leading technology to a larger audience.”
Daniele Grassi, CEO at Axyon AI, says: “Luigi’s appointment as an independent board member is just another example of our continued growth. His depth of experience in the strategy and development for AI start-ups will provide powerful insights and help propel Axyon to the next level.”