IAA appoints Matthew Chavira Global Director of AI

By Oghale Mafuru

The International Advertising Association, IAA has announced the appointment of Matthew Chavira, an astute AI and Robotics expert as Global Director of Artificial Intelligence.

Matthew Chavira revealed this development on his LinkedIn page. He said: “I’m beyond thrilled to share that I’m starting a new position as Global Director of Artificial Intelligence at the renowned International Advertising Association!

Commenting, on this,, Dagmara Szulce , Global Executive Director, IAA Global said, “It is with great pleasure that the International Advertising Association announces the appointment of Matthew Chavira as the IAA Global Director of Artificial Intelligence.

“Matthew has been a trusted advisor connecting the marketing communications industry to some of the brightest minds in the field of technology and innovation. Matthew is the founder of Prophets of AI, a highly respected speaker agency dedicated to promoting the philosophies, ethics and artistic movement surrounding AI and robotics.  Since 2018, Matthew has been the Business Development Manager at Hanson Robotics, the Hong Kong based company behind the humanoid Sophia. He is still responsible for organizing Sophia’s live appearances around the world, including speaking at the United Nations where Sophia became the first robot to receive citizenship, appearing on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and participating in panels at the world’s largest tech and sustainable development conferences”.

In this new role, Mathew Chavira will oversee a portfolio of corporate members, strategic partners and speakers who are the world’s experts in the field of AI and robotics. I also establish partnerships with AI firms looking to gain more exposure in global markets.



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