CMO Stories

28. From Iran to Siri – Meet Babak Hodjat, Silicon Valley Pioneer

July 20, 2022 Joeri Billast Season 1
CMO Stories
28. From Iran to Siri – Meet Babak Hodjat, Silicon Valley Pioneer
Show Notes

This is the 28th episode of the CMO Stories podcast: conversations with Marketing Leaders  from all over the world about their challenges, tools and tactics.

Today's guest is Babak Hodjat. He is a serial entrepreneur behind several Silicon Valley companies as main inventor and technologist, and currently serves as CTO - AI at Cognizant. Babak is the former co-founder and CEO of Sentient, responsible for the core technology behind the world’s largest distributed artificial intelligence system, and he was also the founder of the world's first AI-driven hedge-fund, Sentient Investment Management. Babak is widely credited as the main inventor of the natural language technology used in Apple’s Siri.

This episode was recorded through a StreamYard call on June 23, 2022.

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