Joana Gutierrez

Co-founder and C.E.O.
Aiko AI

Joana Gutierrez is the co-founder and C.E.O. of Aiko AI. Aiko AI challenges traditional technology through the integration of artificial intelligence, pioneering ethical solutions to help customers reap the benefits of AI in their work and personal lives. It builds products with privacy, security, efficiency, design, and sustainability in mind. With multi-national and Fortune companies as customers, it was voted “Best Artificial Intelligence Company” by U.S. Business News 2019 Technology Elite Awards, and its products have debuted at no. 1 on Product Hunt.

Motivated by a passion to create impactful products that improve our everyday lives, Joana transitioned to technology after receiving a Google scholarship for front-end computer engineering. She was asked to joined Aiko as the C.E.O. by her former colleagues, and the rest is history. A hedge-fund partner turned entrepreneur, she has more than 11 years of experience in entrepreneurship, management, strategy, and finance. She’s a seasoned leader, encouraging business mentor, and an inspiring speaker. She was featured as a Female Disruptor in AI by Thrive Global.