Robin AI Appoints Ryan Heath as Head of Communications

Robin AI Appoints Ryan Heath as Head of Communications


London, UK / New York, USA 29 May 2024 - Robin AI, the AI-powered legal assistant, today announces the appointment of Ryan Heath as its Head of Communications. The hire follows major milestones for the company like the appointment of its new CFO Scott Casey and the integration of Anthropic’s Claude 3 into its Legal AI assistant.

Ryan will articulate the impact that Robin AI’s technology is having on the legal sector and bring its message to a wide range of audiences. Before Robin AI, Ryan reported for leading technology publication, Axios, and co-authored its AI+ newsletter. Prior to working in journalism, Ryan worked as the European Union's tech spokesperson in Brussels, as an EU presidential speechwriter, and for Tony Blair's Cabinet Office in London. With more than 20 years of experience as a seasoned journalist and communicator, Ryan will help bring Robin AI’s mission and vision to broader markets. His storytelling will articulate the fine details of the technology while illustrating the massive impact that it can have on the everyday lives of lawyers.

Richard Robinson, CEO, and co-founder of Robin AI said, “Ryan is joining our team at a critical growth period for Robin AI,”  

“His deep understanding of AI and history of skillful reporting on complex technologies will be extremely valuable to us as we further establish our messaging in the US. We are thrilled to have him.”

Commenting on his new role Ryan stated, “AI is beginning to transform the legal profession and access to legal services. I chose Robin over other AI companies because the team is amazing and they deliver AI that works — major gains without compromising safety or accuracy.”

Ryan Heath at ai expo 2024

Robin AI was founded in 2019 by Richard Robinson, a lawyer at Clifford Chance, and James Clough, a machine learning research scientist at Imperial College. It leverages the power of generative AI to automate and speed up the process of drafting and negotiating contracts, as well as extracting information from across entire contract repositories through simple search. Its legal copilot, available as a Microsoft Word add-in, can cut the time it takes to review contracts by 85%, allowing businesses’ legal teams to move faster, save money and ultimately invest their time more strategically.

About Robin AI

Robin AI serves a diverse range of customers from large multinational corporations to SMEs and scale-ups. For example, our free self-serve software helps SMEs process contracts faster and at significantly lower cost - and bigger businesses can make use of more advanced AI features to edit and query high volume contracts efficiently, alongside specialist support from our 60 in-house legal professionals.Founded in 2019 by Richard Robinson, a former lawyer at Clifford Chance, and James Clough, a former machine learning research scientist at KCL and Imperial College, Robin AI has a 130+ team of full-time employees, including legal professionals and software engineers. The Robin AI team is based in London and New York but operates globally. 75% of its revenue is derived from the US.Contact: press@robinai.com

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