RAVN Opens Amsterdam Office

LONDON, November 1, 2016

RAVN Systems, leading experts in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Search and Knowledge Management solutions, today announced it has opened a new office in Amsterdam. In addition, Dries Ausems has been newly appointed to Sales Director, Europe along with Sebastiaan Bos who has been appointed as Operations Director, Europe, both heading up the Amsterdam office.

RAVN has experienced tremendous international growth during 2016 and in order to meet growing client demands and further their product distribution have increased their mainland Europe front-line support.

RAVN welcomes Dries as Sales Director, Europe, whose main responsibility will be to help continue the expansion of RAVN’s already extensive international client base within the legal and adjacent professional services markets. Dries is an expert in legal technologies having previously been responsible for sales and business development for HighQ in the EMEA region.

Following a very successful four and a half years at HighQ, Sebastiaan Bos also joins RAVN as Operations Director, Europe. In this new position Sebastiaan will be responsible for all pre-sales, consultancy and project management activities in mainland Europe. Sebastiaan has a wealth of experience, having worked with many of the leading legal IT applications over the last 12 years.

Peter Wallqvist, CEO at RAVN Systems commented, “We are delighted to welcome both Dries and Sebastian to head up our first mainland European office. We have seen thriving interest in the European market for our Artificial Intelligence and advanced Search offerings, so it was imperative that we increased our presence to ensure our European prospects and clients receive the best possible service and support”.

Sebastiaan commented, “I am thrilled to join such a forward thinking and dynamic organisation. Artificial Intelligence and next-generation Enterprise Search are vital solutions that are in high demand today. It’s great that we can support firms to deliver better client services through RAVN’s technology.”

Dries added, “We are excited to join RAVN in delivering world-class technology to their clients and already benefit from a deep understanding of their technology through RAVN’s partnership with HighQ. Amsterdam is the ideal location for RAVN’s new office as an innovative city exploiting the boundaries of new technology”.

About RAVN Systems

RAVN Systems are leading experts in the Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning branches of Artificial Intelligence (AI). They offer revolutionary cognitive computing solutions for any information intensive vertical. RAVN’s expertise and solutions deliver long-term value, competitive advantages and help manage and mitigate risk through structuring and surfacing information contained within unstructured data.