Minerva Hires VP of Sales and Partnerships

Vancouver, BC – 11/15/2021 – Minerva Intelligence Inc. (TSXV: MVAI) (“Minerva” or the “Company”), an artificial intelligence software company focused on building decision support tools for climate risk, mineral exploration and mining, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Grant R Jay as its new Vice President of Sales and Partnerships. Mr. Jay has a long history of helping startups accelerate revenue and establish sales channels, and will help lead the Company’s sales initiatives in both Economic Geology and Climate Risk.

Prior to joining Minerva, Mr. Jay was a Senior Director at CGG Canada, focusing on technical business development and partnerships in Canada and the US for CGG Minerals and Mining Group. His previous experiences also include Director roles at EDP Software, UrtheCast Corporation and DigitalGlobe–Maxar Technologies, where he led sales initiatives for risk management solutions and GeoAnalytics & Imaging commercial sales & partnerships respectively.

“We are at a pivotal point in Minerva where having the right sales team in place is critical for our success as an organization,” said Scott Tillman, CEO of Minerva Intelligence. “I am pleased to welcome Grant to the Minerva team, and confident his wealth of experience will allow us to continue on our growth trajectory in both our economic geology and climate risk divisions.”

Mr. Jay added “I am joining Minerva at an exciting time, there is huge potential for growth and the products and team have established a strong foundation for success. In the near term I look to expand Minerva’s already-strong customer base in Economic Geology and look to leverage our successes with the Canadian government into bigger opportunities in the under-serviced Climate Risk market.”

In addition, Minerva Intelligence inc. announces the granting of incentive stock options to certain of its directors, officers and consultants to purchase up to an aggregate of 1,156,250 common shares in the capital of the Company, exercisable over 3 years at a price of $0.18 per share. 

About Minerva Intelligence Inc.

Minerva Intelligence Inc. is a software development company based in Vancouver, Canada, with a subsidiary office in Darmstadt, Germany. Our proprietary technology is empowering organizations to make defensible decisions in the face of climate change.

Although Minerva’s applications focus on the search for critical metals and the assessment of physical climate risk, their technology has application in diverse industries and domains.

Minerva’s common shares are currently listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (symbol MVAI).  For further details, please refer to their website www.minervaintelligence.com or follow Minerva on Twitter or LinkedIn.

For further information:

Minerva Intelligence

Dan Vroon  

Business Development Manager

(604) 620-1051  


Virtus Advisory Group 

Investor Relations 

(416) 644-5081  


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