As Chief Marketing Officer, Jim focuses on brand strategy and awareness, thought leadership, product marketing, demand generation, creative services, and public and analyst relations. Jim brings more than 25 years of experience leading marketing teams at Fortune 1000 and other enterprise technology companies, a history which includes proven success in all aspects of marketing, sales and business development.
We’ve talked in length about the reputation AI tends to have - overpowering and sometimes downright creepy. But, what’s not talked about enough is the fact that the importance of humans thrown into the mix can’t be understated. Without humans, every word uttered or typed has a certain emptiness to it, seeming – for lack of a better word – robotic.
The recent announcement of Google Duplex, Google’s automated personal assistant, was met with much fanfare for its apparent ability to make a phone call and mimic a human booking a hair appointment. While the demo was impressive on the surface, when you peel back the proverbial onion, you realize that Google Duplex shares a lot in common with today’s ever-present chatbots.