Margaret Laffan Joins TalentSeer As Vice President of Business Development To Accelerate Expansion of Its Artificial Intelligence Talent Ecosystem

the fastest-growing artificial intelligence talent platform providing
integrated talent acquisition and market research services, today
announced the appointment of Margaret
as Vice President of Business Development. Laffan brings over
15 years of enterprise sales and business partnership experience on AI
solutions with SAP and numerous others. She will lead the development of
new partnerships to accelerate the expansion of TalentSeer’s AI talent

With the rapid breakthroughs in the AI industry, companies are in
constant need of acquiring the most qualified AI talent to keep on top
of the latest innovations. With AI-related job postings being three
times that of job searches, the competition is intense. One of
TalentSeer’s most important features is its integration with,
an engaged community of AI engineers, researchers, and business
professionals who continuously contribute to the talent pool.

“At TalentSeer, we always push the limits of what is possible within AI
recruitment by engaging with passionate individuals and organizations,”
said Alex Ren, founder of TalentSeer and “Margaret joins us
with comprehensive knowledge in AI along with a track record of
developing sustainable corporate partnerships. Her expertise will be
invaluable for the continued prosperity of our AI talent ecosystem.”

Laffan’s experience with AI in enterprise software companies and
start-ups positions her as the ideal leader to drive TalentSeer &’s growth. During her career, she has spent 9+ years at software
giant SAP culminating in her senior director roles of sales and business
development for their AI solutions. More recently, Laffan was the Client
Executive at AllyO, an end-to-end AI recruiter with automated and
conversational engagement platforms.

“This is a pivotal time to join an AI Company. The space is experiencing
tremendous expansion, with immense possibilities,” said Margaret Laffan.
“Now is the ideal time to work with early-stage growth companies,
supporting them through the challenges of expanding and maturing their
teams to achieve their full potential. TalentSeer’s unique insight and
influence-based recruitment approach has proven to be highly effective
at developing startup teams. I’m excited for the opportunity ahead.”

Laffan started her new venture by hosting TalentSeer and’s AI
Commercialization Conference
on June 1, 2019 in Mountain View, CA.
World-class tech leaders and 300+ AI professionals were convened to
discuss cutting-edge AI applications in autonomous driving, robotics,
and language processing, as well as the challenges to create real
business value.

About TalentSeer

is the fastest-growing AI talent platform in the United States, with a
continuous 50% increase in quarterly revenue. Equipped with strong AI
domain knowledge, an AI-powered software system, and an engaged
community of AI professionals (known as,
TalentSeer aims to be the go-to talent partner to help build and nurture
teams for companies at various stages. TalentSeer has a database of
200,000+ AI talent and has partnered with 100+ high-tech companies
worldwide. For more information, visit


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