The World Economic Forum (WEF) recognized FogHorn as one of the top 100 Technology Pioneers in 2020. Of the 100 firms selected from diverse regions that stretch beyond traditional tech hubs and a wide range of industries spanning smart cities, healthcare, cleantech, finance, logistics and more; FogHorn was specifically recognized for its work on deriving machine learning and artificial intelligence-powered insights for industrial and commercial organizations.
“This year’s class of Technology Pioneers are improving society and advancing their industries around the world,” said Susan Nesbitt, Head of the Global Innovators Community, World Economic Forum. “These are the companies that think differently and stand out as potential game-changers. We’re looking forward to the role they’ll play in shaping the future of their industries.”
Artificial intelligence (AI)-driven companies that are impacting their countries and communities in significant ways make up over a quarter of the 2020 Technology Pioneers cohort. This number of AI companies honored demonstrates the growing impact of AI and the technology’s support and enablement of a wide variety of vertical industries. Foghorn is proud to be included among the leading AI-driven companies for our analytics efforts in industries including manufacturing, oil & gas, transportation, smart buildings and more.
According to the WEF, the list of 100 Technology Pioneers recognizes future headline-makers addressing global issues with cutting edge technology. Companies named to the coveted list will be invited to participate in WEF workshops, events and high-level discussions over the next two years. The 2020 Technology Pioneers cohort, which also marks the 20th anniversary of the Technology Pioneers community, will also have opportunities to work with policy-makers and private sector leaders to help define the global agenda on key social and economic issues.
Past recipients of the Technology Pioneers recognition include Airbnb, Google, Kickstarter, Mozilla, Palantir Technologies, Spotify, TransferWise, Twitter and Wikimedia. Those interested in learning more about WEF’s Technology Pioneers can do so here.