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Juan D. Romera Joins Abe AI as Head of Business Development

NEW YORK, New York – August 8, 2017 – Abe AI today announced that Juan D. Romera, former Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, has joined the company as Head of Business Development. Juan brings to Abe AI over 12 years of experience in sales and business development, and a history of negotiating deals with some of the largest organizations in the U.S. and Canada.

In his role at Abe AI, Juan will be responsible for structuring and negotiating new partnerships, as well as driving sales growth across the business.

“Juan has a proven record of building long term business relationships and executing sales strategies. His experience and winning attitude will be an invaluable asset to us as we continue our rapid growth,” said Abe AI co-founder and CEO Rob Guilfoyle.

Juan began his sales career at Barclays in the investment banking division, structuring and selling financial derivatives to Fortune 500 companies. He later moved to Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the same role while expanding to the Canadian market as well. Subsequently, Juan left Wall Street to advise and mentor early stage technology companies on business development and sales strategy.

“Abe AI is at the leading edge of artificial intelligence technology designed specifically for banks. I’ve spent over a decade in the industry and realize the massive impact their products will have on bank profitability over the next few years. I am thrilled to join Abe AI’s mission of building the future of banking,” said Juan D. Romera.

About Abe AI

Abe AI is driving the future of banking, working at the forefront of natural language artificial intelligence technology. Founded with the vision of simplifying interactions between consumers and banks, Abe AI’s voice- and messaging-enabled conversational platform offers financial institutions a fully customizable software solution to engage and delight their customers. Emphasizing a great user experience, Abe AI is easy to deploy and maintain so banks can both get to market quickly and adapt once there.

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