Minerva Intelligence Inc. is a knowledge engineering company based in Vancouver, Canada, with a subsidiary office in Darmstadt, Germany. Our proprietary evidence-based decision-making software is bringing the benefits of artificial intelligence technology to industries dependent on reasoning with complex technical and scientific data.
Minerva is home to an elite team of professionals in diverse fields like geophysics, natural resources, climate risk, computer programming and many more. We are always on the lookout for new talent who want to shake up the way business is done. If this sounds like you, please get in touch!
Board of Directors
CHAIRMAN | Jason is a graduate of Tulane University and the HKUST Business School; he is a successful technology innovation pioneer, investor, and advisor.
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR | Mr. Chuvpilo is a serial entrepreneur and early-stage venture capital investor.
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR | Craig Tuckman, an Economics graduate of The University of Chicago, has over 20 years of executive experience in the Mining & Metals sector.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR | Clinton Smyth, PGeo, is a geologist and software developer with 40 years of experience in minerals exploration, resource evaluation and mining.
President | With his background in business and geographic sciences, Jake plays a significant role in Minerva's strategic decision-making as well as the development of its technology.
COO | Sharon is using her insight into change management to enhance operations, ensure program success and increase employee satisfaction as Minerva's Chief Operating Officer.
CTO | Chris is a software engineer with over 25 years of experience, ranging from the administration of back-end Unix and Windows to solution architecture.
CFO | Mr. Jenkins, BA, CPA, CGA, has broad experience in accounting, banking, securities regulation and corporate finance.
VP Sales & 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.
CHIEF SOFTWARE ARCHITECT | David Poole is a leader in the field of Cognitive AI and is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia.
SECTION HEAD, ECONOMIC GEOLOGY | Sam has over ten years of varied experience in mineral exploration, laboratory work, and environmental remediation. He now focuses primarily on the use of cognitive AI in mineral deposit research and mineral exploration.
SECTION HEAD, CLIMATE RISK | Gio is at the forefront of climate risk and natural hazard research, working on merging human knowledge with machine intelligence.
Our Technical Advisors
MINERAL RESOURCES AND SPATIAL STATISTICS | Mike O’Brien, P.Geo, is a well-known geoscientist with 40 years of international experience in mining and exploration.
Technical Advisor, Computer Software | Dr. Mackworth is a Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia.
CTO, SEMANTICS | Dr. Richard graduated in electrical engineering from MIT and holds an MSc in Geosciences from The University of Arizona.
MINERAL DEPOSITS AND DEPOSIT MODELS | Dave Lefebure, PGeo, is a well-known geoscientist who has worked for geological surveys and mineral exploration companies in Canada and around the world.
STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY | Lori Kennedy is an Associate Professor of Structural Geology at the University of British Columbia, where she has been a faculty member since 1996.
GEOPHYSICS | Mr. Ballantyne is a geophysicist with over 32 years of global experience in minerals exploration and founder of in3D Geoscience Inc.
NATURAL HAZARD RISK ASSESSMENT | Sebnem is a Professor and the Fred Banfield Distinguished Endowed Chair in Mining Engineering at Colorado School of Mines.