TruValue Labs™ Appoints AI Advisor and Former Wall Street Journal and Krux Executive to Board of Directors

Press Releases June 28, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 28, 2018 /  TruValue Labs, the leading provider of artificial intelligence-driven environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data, today announced the appointment of Gordon McLeod to the company’s Board of Directors.

In this role, McLeod will leverage his extensive AI and technology experience to help advise company leadership towards additional product enhancements and customer growth. TruValue Labs recently announced a $13.6 million Series A funding round in May led by Katalyst Ventures and the Hearst Financial Venture Fund among others.

“As an early investor in the company, I’m honored to be working with the talented team at TruValue Labs in a more substantial capacity” said McLeod.  “TruValue Labs continues to enhance their proprietary technology and predictive analytics in ESG and alternative data to help the world’s leading investment professionals gain advantages over their competition.”

McLeod’s executive and board roles include work with early-stage technology companies that apply machine learning and AI to solve business problems in media, finance, and education.  Most notably, McLeod was President of Krux Digital, a data management platform (DMP) that was acquired by Salesforce in 2016.  Previously McLeod was the President and founder of the Wall Street Journal Digital Network, overseeing worldwide digital, video, social and mobile for WSJ, MarketWatch, Barron’s, SmartMoney and AllThingsD.

McLeod is also a board member and advisor for other early-stage companies that incorporate AI and machine-learning, including r4 Technologies, Spectrum Labs and Sense Education.  At TruValue Labs, McLeod will be joining existing Directors Susan Choe, founder and managing partner at Katalyst Ventures, and Jeffrey Webber, managing director at The Entrepreneurs’ Fund.

Mr. McLeod holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Economy from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.A. in Public Policy from Harvard University.

 

About TruValue Labs™

TruValue Labs is the first company to apply artificial intelligence (AI) to uncover timely and material Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) information at scale. The company’s mission is to deliver increased transparency to investment professionals by providing data and analytics that go beyond traditional fundamentals. The flagship product, Insight360™, delivers investable insights by revealing intangible value and risk factors from unstructured data at the speed of current events. Visit www.truvaluelabs.com to learn more about the SaaS and API products.

Media Contact:

Chris Wilson
Caliber Corporate Advisers
703-927-5125
chris.wilson@calibercorporate.com

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