Cognitive Artificial Intelligence Leader Beyond Limits Appoints New Vice President for Sales
Jon Freeman selected to accelerate growth for the “Beyond Conventional AI” company
GLENDALE, Calif., March 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Beyond Limits, a developer of advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive computing solutions, today announced it has appointed Jon Freeman as its new Vice President for Sales. Mr. Freeman will spearhead Beyond Limits efforts as it continues to expand and provide advanced AI technologies for major enterprises and industries globally.
Mr. Freeman is a proven senior executive, entrepreneur, consultant and board member with 30+ years of success. His broad areas of expertise include international business, strategic planning, business development, consultative/solution/customer value selling, demand/revenue generation, product marketing, SaaS, turnaround; quantitative/revenue analysis, deal closure, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), integration, channel partners and top-flight sales teams.
“Beyond Limit’s cognitive computing solutions transform business automation from simple data analytics to human-like intelligence applications powering industrial devices, robotics and complex decision management systems. The company is enabling an explosion of efficiency in major industries around the world,” said Freeman. “Exciting opportunities are ahead for the company and I look forward to developing Beyond Limits sales teams to drive continued market-share growth.”
In his executive career, Mr. Freeman has held leadership positions at various leaders of industry including Intel, Novell and numerous other companies. He is well-traveled in business, with consulting and transactions across the North and South America, Europe, Asia and other parts of the globe. His sales performance has positioned multiple companies for profitable acquisition. Jon earned an M.B.A. from Heriot-Watt University.
“We are very pleased to have a sales leader of Jon’s stature and proven capability join our team,” said Scott Tomlinson, Beyond Limits SVP of Sales. “We are in a powerful growth phase, with significant business around the world, and Jon’s skills will increase our velocity.”
Beyond Limits has recently been recognized by its industry peers, winning the 2017 Tech Trailblazers Award for the category of Artificial Intelligence. The company was also selected as a nominee for the prestigious 2018 Edison Awards. Beyond Limits has also been in the news, with coverage in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Forbes, Fortune, Entrepreneur, ZDNet and the International Business Times. The company closed a Series B with BP Ventures in mid-2017 for $20 million, and since then has rapidly expanded staffing with some of the most talented minds in the industry.
About Beyond Limits
Beyond Limits is a pioneering AI company with a unique legacy from the US space program. The company is transforming proven technologies from Caltech and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab into advanced AI solutions, hardened to industrial strength, and put to work for forward-looking companies on earth. Beyond Limits leverages this unparalleled innovation portfolio, along with the company’s breakthrough cognitive technology, to go beyond conventional AI, blending deep learning and machine learning tools together with symbolic AIs that emulate human intuition. For more information, please visit www.beyond.ai.
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