Deep North Appoints David Urban as Executive Advisor

Video AI Pioneer Attracts Public Policy, Business and Retail
Strategist to Help Guide Global Growth

FOSTER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Deep
North
, a pioneer in Video Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Deep
Learning, today announced the appointment of David Urban to its advisory
board as Executive Advisor. Urban, who currently serves as President of
consulting firm American Continental Group (ACG), will channel his
insights as an experienced business and government relations executive
to guide and advise Deep North as it continues to grow operations and
deployments across the globe.

We are very pleased to welcome David aboard as an advisor. His depth in
the public sector, as well as his expertise navigating the intersection
of business and public policy, will be a tremendous asset for Deep
North,” Michael Adair, Deep North President and CEO. “We look forward to
David’s guidance and valuable perspective as we grow our global customer
base across retail, grocery and other sectors – and help more businesses
harness the abilities of decision-making powered by advanced video AI.”

Urban brings a proven track record advising organizations ranging from
start-ups to Fortune 100 companies on maximizing potential value for
stakeholders. Through ACG, Urban works with companies across several
industries, including those in the retail and grocery sectors, on the
challenges they face from changing technological and competitive
landscapes. Prior to ACG, he served as Chief of Staff for United States
Senator Arlen Specter and was also a senior advisor to the 2016 Trump
campaign. Named one of the 30 most powerful people in President Trump’s
Washington by Politico, Urban is a long-time veteran in the public
policy, legislative and political arenas. He currently serves an advisor
for business strategy and government relations for a variety of
companies, including MAG Aerospace, Spend Consciously and ID.me, while
also sitting on the Board of Directors for Virtu Financial and FSD
Pharma.

As many legacy brands and incumbents see their businesses suffer from
competition with digital natives, it’s more important than ever that
they extract data from – and maximize the value of – every square-foot
they own,” said Urban. “Deep North’s ability to cost-effectively make
the concept of ‘data-driven’ possible for the physical spaces where
businesses operate is truly remarkable. At the same time, the company’s
commitment to preserving and protecting consumers’ privacy is paramount
to scaling in today’s global marketplace. I’m honored to serve as an
advisor to a company bringing such groundbreaking capabilities to the
market.”

With a robust heritage in computer vision and video analytics, Deep
North has built proprietary expertise in object recognition, environment
detection and analysis. Its platform provides intelligent customer
insights through clients’ existing video camera footage to help
businesses better understand their visitors’ preferences, emotions,
actions, and reactions during the customer journey in virtually any
physical setting across a variety of markets, including retailers,
grocers, shopping malls, buildings, and events. Through advanced object
recognition, the platform helps enterprises resolve organizational
bottlenecks and creates a better customer experience overall by
capturing and delivering data points that were previously impossible to
attain.

About Deep North

Deep North is a pioneer in Video AI and Deep Learning, focused on
providing insights for the physical world that previously could only be
captured online. Its patent-pending platform utilizes advanced and
highly accurate object recognition to turn simple video feeds into
powerful, actionable, and predictable analytics about the customer
journey such as demographics, gestures, emotions, product interaction,
traffic patterns, optimal utilization, customer service and more. Deep
North solutions are designed to help retailers, shopping malls, grocers,
and building managers improve real-time decision-making to enhance
profitability, efficiency and safety. Based in Silicon Valley with
offices in Sweden and China, Deep North counts some of the world’s
largest and most innovative retailers among its clients. For more, visit www.deepnorth.com.

Contacts

Media Contact:
Sourav Das
ICR for Deep North
203-682-8283
[email protected]

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