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Amcham Gala Awards

Amcham Alliance Awards 2021

On December 8th, the American Chamber of Commerce has acknowledged the relationship between Australia and the United States and some of the emerging leaders in key fields that have transformed and deepened the transpacific mateship for the better. AmCham’s inaugural Alliance Awards Gala honours pathfinders in six key industries that are actively strengthening the links between Australia and the United States.

Fivecast CEO & Co-Founder, Dr. Brenton Cooper, Ph.D. was selected as the winner in the Artificial Intelligence category which recognises individuals and their innovations that have assisted Australian businesses remain relevant in the United States.

This black-tie and high-publicity event recognises and celebrates emerging leaders in the fields of Biotechnology, Space, Artificial Intelligence, the Digital Economy, Energy and Clean Technology, and Quantum — six fields that AmCham believes will buttress the future of the American-Australian Alliance.

Dr Brenton Cooper, CEO & Co-Founder of Fivecast

As leader of Fivecast, Brenton is responsible for driving innovation in the security industry through the application of world leading data science techniques to the field of open-source intelligence (OSINT). Brenton was formerly CTO of the Data To Decisions CRC, a $100 million collaborative research initiative to address data analysis challenges facing Australia’s national security agencies. This work led to the formation & spin-out of Fivecast, where he and the team are working toward their mission to enable a safer world by providing digital intelligence solutions that help protect global communities. Brenton has a Ph.D. in neural networks and his 20+ year career spans technology and management roles for companies including BAE Systems, Tenix Defence and Motorola.

Fivecast’s Artificial Intelligence Technology

Fivecast is a leader in deploying advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning to open-source intelligence challenges. Their showcase OSINT solution, Fivecast ONYX, deploys a unique and proprietary data collection technology that delivers superior data access across the surface, deep and dark web which, combined with AI-enabled analytics powered by deep learning, delivers unmatched insights into open-source platforms and the ability to quickly identify relevant content that helps intelligence teams achieve their missions.