Humayun Sheikh is the founder, backer and CEO of Fetch.AI. Fetch.ai is a next-generation protocol, invented by leading AI experts, that enables a digital world where Autonomous Economic Agents can perform proactive economic activity. Fetch.ai have built this protocol on the world’s first adaptive, self-organising ‘smart ledger’ which delivers unrivalled performance and scalability.
Fetch is the missing critical infrastructure for tomorrow’s digital economy, providing the tools for emerging and future marketplaces, where tasks, such delivering data or providing services, are rewarded with digital currency.
Fetch.ai is Humayun’s fourth major venture. His first venture brought an entirely new way of thinking to the steel recycling sector, building his company from start-up to £40m in six years. He also has a long history in the artificial intelligence space. As one of the first investors in DeepMind, Humayun had the vision to provide early-stage support to AI & deep neural network technology.