Entrepreneur of the Week
Kirsty Lloyd-Jukes, CEO of Latent Logic
Kirsty is the CEO for Latent Logic – an Oxford University A.I. technology spin-out using state-of-the-art machine learning to develop virtual reality test environments for self-driving cars. An Oxford graduate, Kirsty spent her early career at strategy consultancy Oliver Wyman. She then joined the AA as Director of Membership Services and Ventures to lead the strategy post IPO. Whilst there she launched several successful start-ups in the future mobility ecosystem, including the AA’s multi award-winning Connected Car product Car Genie. Kirsty is also a Non Executive Director for the Institute of Directors. Her company Latent Logic closed its seed round in February 2018.
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