Matthew DeMello

Matthew is Senior Editor at Emerj, focused on enterprise AI use-cases and trends. He previously served as podcast producer with CrossBorder Solutions, a venture-back AI-enabled tax solutions firm. Prior, Matthew served three years at the World Policy Institute as a news editor and podcast producer.

Articles by Matthew

18 articles
Jumpstarting International AGI Governance-1

Jumpstarting International AGI Governance – a Snapshot from the Millennium Project’s Recent Expert Survey

Riya Pahuja also contributed reporting to this article.

As AI systems become increasingly capable of greater cognitive functions across vast enterprises and public functions, more severe concern around how these technologies might impact humanity and how those impacts are covered by relevant media is becoming a central talking point across global governing bodies.

Solving Logistics Challenges with AI – with Dr. Yossi Sheffi of MIT@2x-min (1)

Solving Logistics Challenges with AI – with Dr. Yossi Sheffi of MIT

AI is driving change across many industries, including logistics and manufacturing. Companies need to strike the right balance between automation and human intervention. This interaction represents a specific area of study known as human-automation interaction. 

Telling Fact from Fiction in Launching Enterprise AI and Bespoke LLMs@2x

Telling Fact from Fiction in Launching Enterprise AI and Bespoke LLMs – with Alberto Rizzoli of V7

Navigating AI's challenges in transforming critical business operations applications are two pivotal aspects driving what is becoming a right of passage for nearly every industry in the evolution of modern enterprises. As organizations strive to harness the power of AI, they encounter intricate challenges, from data extraction to the complex task of molding AI into a tool that enhances various business functions. 

Overcoming Obstacles 
in Reaching ROI
for AI projects@2x

Overcoming Obstacles in Reaching ROI for AI Projects – with Fallon Gorman of NLP Logix

AI initiatives that cannot find ROI have no use in modern business. However, the path to ROI from enterprise-wide digital transformations is never a straight and narrow road. A pre-pandemic survey from MIT Sloan Management Review and Boston Consulting Group found that 70% of companies among those surveyed reported no value from their AI investments. 

Playing Offense and Leveraging the Network Effect to Fight Retail Fraud@2x-min

Playing Offense and Leveraging the Network Effect to Fight Retail Fraud – with Asha Sharma of Instacart and Robert Bedetti of Riskified

This article is sponsored by Riskified, and was written, edited and published in alignment with our transparent Emerj sponsored content guidelines.
The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic is leaving retail and eCommerce enterprises awash in numerous, often chaotic trends, many of which are proving critical for driving AI adoption throughout the industry. Perhaps most prominent among these market dynamics is an enormous shift to online retail.

4th OECD Global Forum@2x-min (3)

Emerj at the Fourth OECD Global Forum on Digital Security for Prosperity

Event Title: 4th OECD Global Forum on Digital Security for Prosperity

Event Host: OECD

Location: Paris, France

Successful

What Successful AI Vendors Do – An Executive Brief

For a tech subsector on everyone's proverbial lips' at the moment, things can hardly be described as 'easygoing' for the AI vendor startup market in 2023.

Untangling Manufacturing Procurement Problems with Data@2x-min

Untangling Manufacturing Procurement with Data in the “Next Normal” – with David Schultz of Westfall

This article is sponsored by Arkestro, and was written, edited and published in alignment with our transparent Emerj sponsored content guidelines.

AI-Driven Supply Chain Solutions in Automotive Purchasing@2x-min

Making Supply Chains More Predictable with AI – with Edmund Zagorin of Arkestro

This article is sponsored by Arkestro, and was written, edited and published in alignment with our transparent Emerj sponsored content guidelines.

Making AI Come 
to Life in Heavy 
Industry@2x-min

Making AI Come to Life in Heavy Industry – with Nikunj Mehta of Falkonry

While the steel industry may not be synonymous with AI adoption, steel manufacturers are not different from any other business in ensuring efficiency in their output and throughput. There are almost certainly opportunities for AI implementation across an industry worth hundreds of billions of dollars that currently lags behind in adopting AI technology.