Board Member (The AI Guy)
Glenn brings extensive technology domain expertise at the board level, helping companies take advantage of
the digital transformations happening in their industries, with a special focus on AI.
Glenn Gow is a Board Member
Glenn Gow is a former CEO and has been a board and has been a board member of four companies. He is currently a board member and CEO coach. His specialty is working as a board member to help guide companies through technology disruptions, especially AI.
He has advised numerous leading tech companies including Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and many more, on strategy. He recently served as a Marketing Partner at Clear Ventures – a VC firm whose partners have produced 34 exits yielding $52 billion from 8 IPOs and 24 acquisitions. In this role, he worked on strategic issues for Clear’s portfolio companies and was responsible for helping CEOs accelerate growth.
Glenn is a respected thought leader on technology disruption, especially AI. He writes a column on AI in Forbes. His other articles have been published in Fortune, Directors & Boards, CIO Magazine, Inc., and InfoWorld. He is a sought- after speaker on AI and has spoken at the NACD, The Private Directors Association, Financial Executives Networking Group, MIT/Stanford Venture Lab, Harvard Business School, Northern California Venture Capital Association, and the Wall Street Journal AI Conference.
Glenn’s Board of Directors Experience
Member Board of Directors, Soteria Intelligence.
Glenn contributes to corporate strategy, risk, and governance. Soteria is an AI-based company delivering the next generation of social media and digital customer experience solutions.
Chairman of the Board and CEO, Crimson Consulting Group.
Glenn ran this highly successful strategy consulting firm, while serving as Chairman of the Board. The company helped Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Cisco, Dell, HP, IBM, Intel, Oracle, SAP, Seagate, VMware and many start-ups become even more successful through strategic and technical marketing consultation. The company was sold.
Member Board of Directors, acuteIQ.
Glenn advised the CEO on strategy, corporate structure, product roadmap, market adoption, and positioning. acuteIQ is a customer acquisition platform that uses artificial intelligence and first-party data to deliver a 4X improvement in performance. The company was acquired.
Member Board of Directors, Ventra Systems.
Glenn contributed to strategy, governance and compensation issues. Ventra is a revolutionary water processing system to remove toxins from groundwater. The company was acquired.
Advisory Board Member, Checkd.in.
Glenn advised the CEO on the transition from a professional services firm to a subscription-based revenue company. Checkd.in is a company collects consumer data from celebrity fans to enable pinpoint targeting, resulting in massive improvement in revenue across multiple venues and channels. The company was acquired.
Thoughts on AI
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Glenn is a respected and well-known speaker who can translates complex topics into relevant business issues for senior executives and board members. His most popular talks at the board level are:
Wall Street Journal Conference on AI
AI for Boards Complete Presentation
The Winner-Take-All Result of AI and Its Role in Business in the Near Future