Jason Brenier is the VP of Strategy at Georgian Partners. Jason leads the development of Georgian’s investment thesis areas and works closely with Georgian’s portfolio companies to integrate artificial intelligence and natural language processing into messaging products and conversational interfaces. Jason also supports Georgian’s investment lifecycle and due diligence process and assists with applied research and product development efforts on the Impact team. Jason has more than 15 years of experience applying advanced analytics, computational linguistics and machine learning to business problems in the financial services, life sciences and legal domains. Prior to joining Georgian Partners, Jason held business analytics and technology leadership positions in management consulting, enterprise software and start-ups. Jason holds a Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Colorado, Boulder, where his research focused on computational linguistics and speech and language processing systems. He was a visiting researcher at Stanford University and a member of the Stanford Natural Language Processing Group.