Manoj Saxena is Executive Chairman of CognitiveScale and MD of The Entrepreneurs’ Fund IV, an AI venture fund with investments from IBM and USAA. Saxena is also on Board of AI Global a non-profit promoting practical and responsible AI and a member of the London Stock Exchange Technology Advisory Board. He is also a Lecturer at University of Texas Austin where he teaches a course on Design of Ethical AI systems. Previously, he served as the first General Manager of IBM Watson. Earlier, Saxena was the founder & CEO of two software companies which were acquired within a 5-year span.