Chief Executive Officer, Prophets of A.I.
“Matthew Chavira is a resourceful leader with a deep passion for the field of artificial intelligence. As the founder of Prophets of AI, a representation agency for individuals who have made significant contributions in the AI and robotics fields, Matthew has curated a diverse lineup of industry-leading experts and government leaders who are shaping the future of AI development. This platform aims to be a world-leading resource for knowledge and inspiration in connection to AI’s artistic and ethical development and represents individuals featured in Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential in AI (Stephanie Dinkins and Sougwen Chung)
In addition to his entrepreneurial pursuits, Matthew holds an executive position at Hanson Robotics, the company behind the world-famous Sophia the Robot, where he oversees all of Sophia’s live appearances, orchestrating impactful performances that explore the potential of AI and the interactions between humans and machines.
Furthermore, Matthew is also the Global Director of AI Partnerships at the International Advertising Association (IAA), an 85-year-old institution that stands as the global compass for the marketing communications industry. In this role, Matthew connects companies that align with the IAA’s principles of building high-value brands with its thought leadership, educational programs, and world-class events.
With a deep belief in AI’s transformative power to make the world a better place, Matthew is dedicated to driving conversations and focus toward the developments shaping the future of this rapidly evolving field. Through each role, Matthew is committed to advancing AI and fostering collaboration among experts, artists, and enthusiasts.”