Meet Our Team

Our Leadership Team

Ron Glozman

CEO and Founder

Ron is passionate about revolutionizing Artificial Intelligence to help people work smart and enrich their lives. A technology enthusiast at heart, Ron founded Chisel AI with a vision to leverage AI to help industries like insurance which deal in high volumes of unstructured data and manual processes digitally transform. Recognized as an Insurance Innovator to Watch by Digital Insurance, Ron is influencing and shaping the future of insurance. Under Ron's leadership, Chisel AI won Gold at the inaugural 2019 Zurich Innovation World Championship and took the top spot at the ACORD InsurTech Innovation Challenge for Early Stage Startups in 2018. Ron is a charismatic speaker with a unique vision focused on business success and technological innovation. In his free time, Ron enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Jason McDermott

Chief Revenue Officer

Jason is a senior enterprise software executive with over two decades of sales leadership experience and a successful track record within the software industry. Prior to joining Chisel, Jason held executive sales and revenue focused roles with leading technology companies focused on helping insurance, banking and investment firms optimize work processes to grow their revenue and optimize costs. A visionary, Jason is well-respected for his ability to drive growth and build revenue-generating teams. Jason is an avid skier, runner and for fun he actively participates in triathlons. He holds a B. Math from the University of Waterloo.

Atif Khan

Head of Software Development

Atif is a senior technology executive with vast experience developing enterprise software and building high-performance teams. Prior to joining Chisel, Atif held the role of Chief Technology Officer at emerging firms where he led teams with lean management principles and a sharp focus on driving growth, technology strategy and competitive advantage. Atif's successful portfolio of applications includes real-time systems, machine-learning solutions, process automation and cloud-based SaaS offerings that have helped multiple start-ups grow and bring high-value solutions to market. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and hiking in the great outdoors. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University and M.S., Computer Science, University of Chicago.

Chris Laver

Chief Data Scientist

Chris is a senior technology executive with extensive experience leading data science and machine learning teams. Prior to joining Chisel, Chris held the role of Distinguished Data Scientist in the technology division at one of the largest banks in the world where he was responsible for the strategy and design of a bleeding-edge AI portfolio. He also held the role of Software Design Engineer at Microsoft and Data Scientist roles at emerging technology companies. Chris holds a B.Math, Honours Computer Science from the University of Waterloo and MEngSc. Computer Science, University of New South Wales. When not buried in the latest machine learning research, Chris enjoys summer at the cottage, playing board games, spending time with his family, and (unsuccessfully) trying to get his son to play board games.

Tracy Staniland

Director, Marketing

Tracy is a senior strategic marketing professional with more than two decades of experience helping emerging high-tech firms achieve their revenue goals. Prior to joining Chisel, Tracy held senior marketing roles leading marketing communications, product marketing, digital marketing and demand generation teams at emerging software companies focused on the healthcare and Property & Casualty insurance markets. She is known for fostering strong relationships with customers, vendors, partners and co-workers. In 2015, CRN recognized her as 100 People You Don’t Know But Should. Tracy can be found hanging out at the yoga studio, hiking with her dog or spending time with a good book.

Board of Directors

Chisel AI has some of the leading minds in artificial intelligence as our trusted advisors.

 

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Nick Beim
 
Partner, Venrock
 
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Ajay Agrawal
 
Professor at Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, and founder of the Creative Destruction Lab
 
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Ron Glozman
 
Founder & CEO, Chisel
 

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