President & Founder of iCognate, Edward G. Heflin is the visionary, strategist, and technological guiding force behind the company's technology and business strategy.
From as far back as 1989, Dr. Heflin
witnessed the infancy and rapid growth of the World Wide Web (WWW) while at the European Center for Particle Physics Research
(CERN) in Geneva, Switzerland.
As popularity for the WWW grew and business applications exploded on the WWW, Dr. Heflin
foresaw a need for autonomous, intelligent information processing to make sense of the vast quantities of information associated with the internet, corporate intranets, and proprietary databases.
In short, artificial cognition was the technological solution whose time had come!
set out developing artificial cognition technologies and by 1999 had developed the proprietary Artificial Cognition Engine (ACE) that is presently used across a wide range of iProducts, iSoftware and iServices offered by iCognate
It is Dr. Heflin's
clear vision, focused mission, and solid leadership that continues to guide the development and commercialization of these cognitive technologies from iCognate
toward a smarter, more effective information experiences for all users of computers in the coming Information Age.