Automated Insights Explores Future of Work, Sports Analysis at SXSW 2016

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CEO Robbie Allen and Chief Product Officer Joe Procopio to Speak in Austin

Senior executives from Automated Insights (Ai) will join other technology leaders this month for talks at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas.

On Sunday, March 13th, Ai CEO Robbie Allen will speak about Finding a Job in an Automated Future with CEO Dennis R. Mortensen. The two are known for automating the writing process and building an artificially intelligent personal assistant, respectively, making them ideal guides to the rapidly changing nature of work. Together, they will “discuss the skills computers (probably) won’t perfect any time soon, the new opportunities automation creates, and the training you’ll need to work with smart machines rather than compete against them.”

“Our Wordsmith platform, which is now available to every business user, enables a single writer to generate thousands or even millions of pieces content,” said CEO Robbie Allen. “We’re excited to return to SXSW to discuss how people and computers are working together to reinvent how we write, work, and play.”

The session, part of the Intelligent Future track, is at 5pm in room Room 6AB of the Austin Convention Center, and will be moderated by Gabe Greenbaum of Pritzker Group Venture Capital. Learn more:

On Saturday, March 12th, Ai Chief Product Officer Joe Procopio will join STATS LLC Chief Technology Officer Darryl Lewis for The Automated Future of Sports Analysis. Ai and STATS are working together to build such a future, where data and algorithms expand the reach, breadth, and depth of sports coverage. The two will explore the new insights, game coverage, and content made possible by the collision of sports data and algorithmic advances.

The session will begin at 3:30pm in the Four Seasons Ballroom CD, and is part of the SXsports track. Learn more:


Automated Insights is the company behind Wordsmith, the software revolutionizing the way professionals write with data. Wordsmith makes it easy to generate thousands of stories, reports, and articles in the time it takes to write just one. It helps data-driven industries, including financial services, e-commerce, real estate, business intelligence, and media, achieve scale, efficiency and personalization in the writing process. The platform is easy to learn and powerful enough to make each piece of content totally unique. Clients include Allstate, The Associated Press,, and Yahoo!.

Automated Insights is a subsidiary of STATS LLC, a Vista Equity Partners company.


Founded in 2014, makes an artificial intelligence powered personal assistant that schedules meetings for you. There’s no sign-in, no password, no download, all you do is cc: amy(at)x(dot)ai. Backed by blue chip investors including Softbank, IA Ventures, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, FirstMark Capital, is located in New York City.


STATS is the world’s leading sports technology, data and content company. Its mission is to revolutionize the way sports contests are viewed, understood, played and enjoyed. STATS provides real-time scores, historical sports information, Associated Press editorial content, a turnkey fantasy sports operation, brand activation solutions and STATS SportVU® technology. STATS is headquartered in Chicago, IL with offices globally. For more information:

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