Our Mission and Vision

Learn more about the visionary leaders, dedicated sponsors, and collaborative opportunities that bring the AI Recognition Awards to life, shaping a brighter future through the power of AI.

Origin Story

At the heart of the AI Recognition Awards is a commitment to spotlighting and celebrating the groundbreaking advancements in artificial intelligence. Our mission is to not only recognize exceptional achievements in AI but also to foster a community where innovation thrives. We envision a future where AI shapes a better world, and through our awards, we aim to highlight the pioneers leading this transformation.

Meet the leaders behind the awards program

Asad (AJ) Jobanputra, Co-Chairman of AI Recognition Awards

AJ Jobanputra

As the Chairman, AJ guides the direction of the AIR Awards, ensuring that the program recognizes industry-leading AI implementations and fosters a community of forward-thinking leaders and innovators.
AJ has over 20 years of experience across diverse industries, including telecom, retail, and public sectors. As Chief Product Officer and Chief Technology Officer, AJ has been instrumental in developing cutting-edge technologies that have made measurable impacts at early-stage startups to large enterprises.
David Splivalo, Co-Chairman of AI Recognition Awards

David Splivalo

David has 25+ years of experience in the high-tech industry, where he’s managed domestic and international awards programs. Under Splivalo's management, his agency and in-house teams have secured hundreds of industry, business and workplace awards.
David is a highly experienced high-tech PR and Communications executive. Major brands he has worked for include eBay, Microsoft, PayPal, Philips, Red Bull, SINA, and dozens of market-leading startups such as M1 Finance, RES Software, Signifyd.


Curated Growth:
Curated Growth is a bespoke marketing and public relations consultancy, dedicated to empowering startups and visionary founders in successfully launching their products, achieving product-market fit, and cultivating brand awareness and growth. With a commitment to fostering innovation, Curated Growth is honored to collaborate with the AI Recognition Awards in championing the thriving AI ecosystem.
Sponsorship and Partnership Opportunities:
We invite organizations and individuals passionate about driving the future of AI to join us as Sponsors and Partners. Whether you're looking to showcase your brand, gather market insights, or connect with industry leaders, partnering with the AI Recognition Awards provides a unique platform to achieve your goals. Reach out to us to explore how we can collaborate to celebrate and advance excellence in AI.