Forge.AI, an artificial intelligence company that transforms the world’s unstructured information into structured machine ready data, announced on Wednesday that the company has formed a strategic investment agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT). ForgeAI also announced that Lieutenant General John Mulholland to the company’s its board of advisors.
The strategic partnership intends to strengthen ForgeAI’s expertise in the national intelligence space. The enriched data provided by Forge.AI’s proprietary artificial intelligence technology will help parts of the intelligence and defense communities to better perceive and understand real-time changes in the world and predict the impact of those changes on key areas of interest.
“We are excited to partner with IQT and the communities they represent,” said Jim Crowley, CEO and co-founder of Forge.AI. “The fact our capabilities are fundamentally amplifying and accelerating the analytical, predictive, and decision-making capabilities of these critical communities makes us deeply proud and we are eager to continue on this journey with IQT as a partner.” Crowley continued.
“We believe Forge.AI can meaningfully enhance situational awareness, course of action hypothesis testing, supply chain modeling, Counter-WMD modeling, and force protection planning, to name a few,” Crowley continued.
Crowley also expressed his excitement regarding LTG Mulholland to Forge.AI’s advisory board, and his experience and background are “singularly unique.” Prior to his retirement in 2015, LTG Mulholland commanded the Army Special Forces and joint special operations forces, which included leading special operations task forces in both Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
LTG Mulholland also spent his final tour on active duty as the Associate Director of Military Affairs at the Central Intelligence Agency. LTG Mulholland brings a deep understanding of the information and analytical challenges and opportunities that exist in the government and intelligence sectors to the board of advisors at Forge.AI.
“Every moment of every day, the U.S. government and military tackles immense information challenges. Because our interests are global, our analytical perspectives must be global as well,” said LTG Mulholland. “Having lived in this world for the entirety of my career, it is clear to me that AI-powered capabilities, like those that Forge.AI can deliver, will help ensure that the United States’ increasingly AI-driven information and analytical infrastructure is unparalleled across the globe.”
Based in Cambridge, MA, Forge.AI is an artificial intelligence company on a mission to help organizations understand and act on the world’s unstructured data. Using proprietary AI technologies, Forge.AI transforms the world’s unstructured information into machine-readable data that supports critical analytical tasks and strategic decision making.
Forge.AI leverages publicly available text-heavy content – such as news reports, social media, financial reports, SEC filings – and produces intelligent structured event feeds specifically designed for immediate use by data scientists, engineers, and intelligent machines.