Professor Andy Pardoe

Innovator | Author | Futurist | International Keynote Speaker | Advisor | Investor

An experienced CTO and CEO working across a number of industry sectors including Financial Services, Retail and Media. Over 20 years expertise of global change programmes delivering complex technical transformations including Enterprise Scaled AI delivery and commercialisation.

Founder & Group CEO of the Wisdom Works Group, a Deep Tech AI company focused on building the next generation of AI Platform to support the scaled deployment of intelligent technologies across multiple industry sectors including Medical, Retail, and Financial applications. We also provide AI consultancy services for those businesses looking to start their AI adoption journey. Our team is highly experienced practitioners with both decades of industry delivery as well as deep technical knowledge.

Previously Principal Director for Artificial Intelligence at Accenture Digital with a focus on delivery across multiple industry groups including Financial Services, Health & Public Safety and Telecommunications, Media and High Technology. Also specialising on AI Innovation and Strategy aligned to demonstrating potential applications to increase adoption and commercialisation

With particular experience with video and image analytics, motivational natural language understanding and time series predictive monitoring and advanced machine learning architectures. Combined with a deep knowledge of the organisational, ethical, governance and cultural challenges for the adoption of AI. Extensive knowledge of related and supportive technologies, including big data architectures and strategies, IoT and quantum.

Managing Partner of Wisdom Works Ventures The only specialist accelerator for AI Startups. Providing Business, Technical and Investment Advisory. We work only with the best AI startups globally, from idea to seed to series A/B&C and partner with the founders to help their businesses grow.

Our portfolio of AI Startups are not only from the UK, but the USA, Canada, Europe and Asia. We have a highly skilled and experienced network of industry advisers who provide ongoing support for our companies, providing the expertise in areas of business when it is needed, from Marketing to Operations, from HR to IPOs, we have everything covered.

Chair of the Deep Tech Innovation Centre at Warwick Innovation District. To Inspire every innovator.
Our mission is to inspire, educate and incubate aspiring deep tech founders, who want to create a sustainable business built on AI or emerging technologies.

An Expert Advisor to the British Government’s All Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence, listed by IBM Watson in the Top 30 of AI Influencers globally. Three degrees from Warwick University (BEng, PhD, MBA), an Honorary Professorship and Chair of the Warwick Technology Professional Network.

Also founder of the Neurons Community – The AI Knowledge and Community Platform called Neurons.AI as well as the Annual Achievement Awards for AI (Awards.AI). Organize various AI events and the AI & Robotics Conference.

Host of THE AI FUTURE SHOW – A weekly Podcast and monthly live talk show, covering all aspects of AI including Technology, Business, Innovation, Startups, Careers and much more.

A thought leader in the field, developing new frameworks to help monitor the progress of advanced artificial intelligence capabilities, including areas of cognitive computing.

In 2020, Andy was an advisor to the film documentary We Need to Talk about AI and co-author of The AI Book

In early 2023, Andy has published the first of a series of books on the topic of AI, the first, Becoming a Data Scientist is soon to followed by AI Strategy for Business Leaders and IQ Unknown with a number of others planned for later this year and in 2024. For more information visit