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Tomi Poutanen

Chief AI Officer

TD Bank

Tomi Poutanen is Chief AI Officer (Technology) at TD Bank Group. Tomi co-founded and was Co-CEO of Layer 6 prior to its acquisition by TD. He previously co-founded Milq and is a serial tech entrepreneur with exits to Microsoft and Yahoo!. While at Yahoo!, Tomi led Search internationally, built a novel $200M search advertising program and launched Yahoo! Answers. Tomi is also a founder of the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence and a founding Fellow of the Creative Destruction Lab, a leading AI venture accelerator. Tomi holds a BSc in Computer Engineering from University of Waterloo, and both an MSc in Computer Engineering and an MBA from University of Toronto.
TD Bank Financial Group and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group (TD). Headquartered in Toronto with more than 80,000 employees in offices around the world, TD offers a full range of financial products and services to more than 25 million customers worldwide through three key business lines: Canadian Retail, U.S. Retail and Wholesale Banking. TD had CAD$1.2 trillion in assets on July 31, 2017. TD also ranks among the world’s leading online financial services firms, with approximately 11.5 million active online and mobile customers.

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