John Rector is a visionary in the realm of artificial intelligence and its intersection with business, heralded for his prescient 2015 paper, “Mommy, What’s a Cashier?” His insights into the role of AI in the transformation of commerce have established him as a thought leader in the industry. As a former IBM executive and the co-founder of E2open, he has been at the forefront of innovation and strategy within the technology sector.
Rector’s current endeavors include the active leadership and ownership of a diverse suite of companies, through which he drives growth and innovation. At Waterway Ventures, he channels his expertise into the cultivation of AI startups, guiding the next generation of entrepreneurs and technology pioneers.
His consulting rate, set at a considerate $60 per hour, is a strategic decision to support and mentor the youth, particularly young entrepreneurs eager to forge a future in business and technology. This approach reflects Rector’s dedication to accessibility and his investment in the potential of future leaders, rather than a metric of his value, which stands at a premium in the industry. Based in Charleston, South Carolina, Rector is an influential figure, passionately committed to the advancement of technology-infused business strategies.
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