TechInPacific – Cortex Logic, an African Artificial Intelligence (AI) Software and Solutions company has named their new CEO as well as Board Member of the Cortex Group. The new CEO is Deon van Heerden, a tech executive and entrepreneur who will lead the company for their next step of expansion.
Cortex Logic’s Founder, Dr. Jacques Ludik remarked: “We’re experiencing a mammoth increase in demand from enterprises, both in local and international markets, for our Artificial Intelligence products and solutions. Being on an aggressive growth path, expanding our team not only means attracting the brightest young minds but growing our senior executive team as well. We’re onboarding leaders who can hit the ground running and contribute a wealth of knowledge on how to grow businesses and industries by leveraging cutting-edge 4th Industrial Revolution technologies.”
Van Heerden previous experiences were serving as the Chief Financial Officer at Clickatell Group—a global customer engagement company headquartered in California—and as Chief Executive Officer at the Clickatell Engage Business Unit.
Since 2011, Van Heerden has also served on the Clickatell Board of Directors where he spent his time in Silicon Valley and other areas like the UK and Europe, India, Nigeria, and other parts of Africa for the expansion efforts of Clickatell.
Van Heerden commented on his appointment as the new CEO at Cortex Logic: “I’m excited to join Cortex Logic at this pivotal point in its history. Having actively advised on productization, strategies and go-to-market efforts for the past 2 years, I’ve noted Cortex Logic’s three key ingredients for success – great customers, great products and great people.
The opportunities for leveraging cutting-edge 4th Industrial Revolution technologies are growing exponentially and Cortex Logic presents an enterprise product portfolio that can be deployed to the broader international market. We’re growing our customer and client base at a phenomenal pace, which is paving the way for an incredible future for Cortex Logic and its team.”