Mike Hobday is Chief Revenue Officer and Senior Vice President at AntWorks. He is responsible for driving revenue growth strategy and lead sales strategy, client acquisition and relationships across U.S, UK, Ireland and Europe.
AntWorks' aim is to automate routine and allow workers in the 21st Century to focus on doing the work they really want to do. Disciplines include Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data and Advanced Analytics; and automation solutions that include Robotic Process Automation, new leading solutions to exploit the potential of “Internet of Things,” and Blockchain technologies. In combination, these technologies herald a new digital workforce alongside a new generation of jobs and roles where colleagues are supported by AI tools and smart robotics.
Prior to joining AntWorks, Mike led IBM’s Automation in Europe. The practice focussed on supporting enterprise clients in transformation to Industry 4.0, from analogue to digital, eliminating unnecessary human intervention in processes where it fails to deliver value to customers or to protect business. At IBM, Mike led the UK Banking Practice and was Financial Services Leader in Asia Pacific. He has advised Banking and FS clients globally on cognitive automation and was the Global Lead Account Partner for clients including Barclays, Maybank and ABN AMRO.