Fast-tracking Business Value with AI

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AI & Machine Learning

Former unicorn AI start-up data scientist with experience in full-cycle data science, including several prototypes and deployments across multiple industries.

GTM & Sales

Experience leading executive teams in complex enterprise AI sales and partnerships. History of cold starting new AI and analytics ventures.

Influence & Education

Podcast host and content creator focused on demystifying AI and machine learning. Over 8,000 followers engaged via audio, visual, written, and video content.

AI Adventures: A Glimpse into My Work

Exploring the Intersection of Gen AI and Finance

Let me introduce you to Gen AI! It's one of the tech scene's hottest trends right now, and trust me, I'm completely engrossed in exploring every aspect of it. What makes it even more exciting? It combines with my other passions – investment management and finance.

Working with Start-up to Gen AI right

I excel at assisting start-ups in reframing their AI narratives. With a deep understanding of both AI technology and consumer needs, I help companies shift their focus from tech-speak to user experience, enhancing customer engagement and driving business growth.

Making AI work for Traditional Organizations

As an AI strategist, I thrive on helping traditional organizations discover and implement AI use-cases to enhance their business operations. My focus is on turning AI concepts into practical solutions that drive efficiency, improve customer experience, and foster innovation in the established business landscape. Title: "Empowering Traditional Organizations with AI: From Concept to Reality."

Projects and Case Studies

AI Automation

Memo Magic: The AI Boost Every Caretaker Needs

Leveraging AI to enhance our understanding of Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) symptoms for better care.


Advancing AI Maturity in the Packaging Printing Industry

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Developing a Revenue-Generating Data Reporting Product for a Consumer Gardening App

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Enhancing Document Management with AI in the Oil & Gas Legal Sector

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What people are saying about working with Manny...

For companies looking to start their AI/ML journey, highly recommend this AI guide from Manny Bernabe- great working backwards guide to get process rolling in a way that you design a program that actually impacts the business.

Hector Leano

Head of Product Marketing

Manny is incredibly engaging and knowledgeable in the field of AI and ML, consistently demonstrating a deep understanding of the latest trends and the ability to apply them to real-world problems. He has a remarkable ability to break down technical concepts into easy-to-understand language, making him an excellent communicator and a valued professional peer. His passion for the field is infectious, and his dedication to staying up-to-date with the latest advancements is inspiring. Manny also is creating some of the most insightful and engaging content I've seen. He has a keen eye for detail and a natural ability to craft compelling content that resonates with his target audience. Whether it's his podcast, creating blog posts, whitepapers, or social media content, Manny always brings a unique perspective and a creative flair that sets him apart. If you're looking for an expert to help you with an AI / ML project, you certainly found one.

Jon Weis

Smart Manufacturing Executive’s unique interactive process help bring out diverse and cross functional teams. As we were going through the process, we could see our team members “light bulbs” up.

Allan Monnin

Operations Leader

We are transforming from selling devices to selling solutions. Analytics is key to that. We looked to partner with Manny and because they were able to meet us were we were with our digital maturity.

Bo Gill

Marketing VP

The expertise that brings to the table is going to make my job a heck of a lot easier.

John Ferrigan

Senior Telemetry Product Owner

Manny is one of the sharpest people I've worked with in my career. Dedicated, hard working, and logical. From documentation of team processes through advanced machine learning models I was always impressed with Manny's output. He's also a thought leader in the tech space with great market perspective. 10/10!

Andrew Fisher

Sr Product Director, Fleet and Federal

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About Manny

I am Manny Bernabe, an AI Business Development Leader with a passion for marrying cutting-edge AI and ML technologies with robust business strategies to drive growth and innovation.

With a decade of experience spearheading AI initiatives within high-stakes environments, my career is a testament to the transformative power of AI. At Bigplasma AI, I led a team to secure pivotal contracts, leveraging AI to solve complex problems and deliver value. My online presence as an AI influencer echoes this passion, engaging a community of 9,000+ followers with insights into AI trends and applications.

My tenure at Uptake honed my expertise in navigating complex sales cycles, connecting Fortune 500 companies with AI solutions that redefine efficiency and competitiveness. The transition from a Product Manager at Northern Trust Investments to an AI thought leader was propelled by a belief: AI is not just a tool; it's a game-changer for business strategy.

My academic roots in Data Science and Finance from Johns Hopkins University and DePaul University, coupled with a CFA charter, have equipped me with a deep understanding of the financial and analytical foundations critical to any successful AI application in business.

What I bring to the table:

→ A bridge between AI technology and practical business applications.

→ A strategic mindset with a track record of driving growth and innovation.

→ A leader's acuity for nurturing teams and forging lasting partnerships.

→ A communicator's flair for demystifying AI and making it accessible to all.

I am always keen to connect with like-minded professionals and explore how we can leverage AI to turn business challenges into success stories.

Let's harness the potential of AI together and lead the charge in this exciting era of business transformation.


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