Redwood City, CA 08/23/2017 -- Yewno, Inc, announced today that Hamish McDonald, a respected library technology expert, has joined the Company as Channel Manager APAC to oversee expansion of the rapidly growing company in its Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Hong Kong markets. Yewno will headquarter McDonald and its APAC operations in Auckland, New Zealand.
"We are excited to have Hamish on board as he brings to Yewno significant library expertise in the Asia-Pacific region," said Ruggero Gramatica, Founder and CEO of Yewno. He continued, "The Region has long been recognized as an early-adopter of library technology and we're seeing strong interest from these libraries in the potential that our AI-based technology and visual concept exploration tools can have on the research process. Having Hamish will allow us to be more capable of responding to the demand there and ensure that we can support our customers."
Hamish was previously Director of Sales, Asia Pacific for Innovative Interfaces Inc, and was the Manager of the eLGAR Public Library Consortium in Auckland, New Zealand. He has recently been working with a number of early stage startups and University commercialisation projects.
"When I first heard about Yewno, I became enthusiastic about the possibilities for researchers and for the libraries that support them. The technology behind Yewno will help take Libraries beyond discovery and towards understanding." said McDonald. " I'm excited to join Yewno and bring an entirely new research application to the Asia Pacific market."
About Yewno and the Yewno Discover Research Application
Founded in 2014, Yewno is helping people uncover the undiscovered through its new inference engine, which introduces an entirely new approach to knowledge discovery. Mimicking the human brain, the Yewno inference engine incorporates machine learning, cognitive science, neural networking, and computational linguistics into a highly visual solution to enhance human understanding by correlating concepts across vast volumes of text. Headquartered in Redwood City, CA, and with offices in London and New York, Yewno is backed by leading investors including Pacific Capital and currently has numerous partnerships across top research universities, publishers the finance sector and content aggregators worldwide.