SAN JOSE, Calif., May 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 7.ai, a global leader in intent-driven customer engagement solutions, today announced the appointment of Brent Bowman as chief financial officer. In this role as the company's financial leader, Bowman will focus on driving financial strategies that support continued financial growth for the company. He will report directly to 7.ai Chief Executive Officer PV Kannan.
Bowman brings more than 30 years of financial management experience, having served as vice president of Finance and CFO for Intel's Programmable Solutions Division. He joined Intel through the $16.7 billion acquisition of Altera Corporation, where he served as vice president corporate controller and vice president of Finance. Prior to Altera, he spent 16 years at Sun Microsystems where he held several senior finance roles. He started his career with Ernst & Young in its San Francisco office.
"Brent is a highly accomplished and respected financial leader, with a proven track record of building and leading successful finance teams," said Kannan, chief executive officer of 7.ai. 'We are delighted to welcome Brent to the 7.ai team, as we drive long-term value and strengthen our position in the marketplace."
"I am honored to have this opportunity to join 7.ai, where my responsibilities will play a critical role in the future success of the organization," said Bowman. "I look forward to working with teams across the company, finding ways to contribute to the company's success and helping drive accelerated value for the company's stakeholders."
7.ai is redefining the way companies interact with consumers. Using artificial intelligence and machine learning to understand consumer intent, the company's technology helps companies create a personalized, predictive and effortless customer experience across all channels. The world's largest and most recognizable brands are using intent-driven engagement from 7.ai to assist several hundred million visitors annually, through more than 1.5 billion conversations, most of which are automated. The result is an order of magnitude improvement in digital adoption, customer satisfaction, and revenue growth. For more information, visit: http://www.247.ai.
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