Anthony Howcroft

Anthony is a technology-business leader, with 30 years experience in startups and major corporates spanning America and Europe. He is the CEO/co-founder of SWARM, which solves complex enterprise optimization problems using a multi-agent system with advanced reinforcement learning. Anthony has deep experience in sales, marketing and management, along with a software engineering pedigree. Based in California since 2014, he has been Chief Strategy Officer at an incubator, giving hands-on support to C-level execs at 20+ analytics & machine-learning startups. Prior to this he was a co-founder and member of the Executive Team at DATAllegro, the big data start-up acquired by Microsoft for $275M in 2008. He has a Creative Writing diploma from the University of Oxford, and is a published author of fiction, and a blogger on technology and enterprise startup approaches.