Andy Mauro

Co-founder and CEO


Andy is the co-founder and CEO of Automat, a Conversational Marketing platform that uses AI to allow companies to have personalized one-on-one messaging conversations with their customers to better understand and serve them. The cofounders and team collectively have over 50 years experience and 17 patents in the fields of speech recognition, natural language understanding, virtual assistants and AI. Automat has received investments from You & Mr Jones, Comcast Ventures, Relay and Real Ventures, the Slackbot fund, USAA, and Omidyar Technology Ventures . Their advisory board consists of technology trend spotter Tim O’Reilly, former Chief Creative Officer of TellMe Gary Clayton, original founder of Nuance Ron Croen, Richard Socher Chief Scientist at Salesforce, conversational commerce pioneer Chris Messina, and Adobe Systems board member Amy Banse.


Going global: Bringing your business to the world

12/07/2019 13.30 - 14.30

InteractiveGreen StageInteractive session

If you’re building a startup well, you’ve found a widely-known problem and can deliver a great solution to a willing market profitably. Some startups saturate their initial beach-head market, or have to adjust their product to fit the needs of a market they didn’t fully understand at the outset. Either way, every successful startup needs to fuel its growth by expanding its market....