Date Published
October 5, 2023

Firemind Announces the Addition of Ben Wheeler as Its Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Firemind's official press release on the addition of Dan White as Chief Commercial Officer.

Firemind, a leading Generative AI Amazon Web Services Consultancy Partner, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Ben Wheeler as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Ben brings over two decades of experience in IT, technical project management, and AI/ML leadership to Firemind, further solidifying the company’s position as a prominent player in the field of Generative AI.

Ben Wheeler is no stranger to Firemind, having previously worked with the company during his tenure at Amazon Web Services (AWS) as one of their specialised AI partners. Recognising the remarkable work Firemind was doing and the immense potential of Generative AI, Ben chose Firemind as the next destination in his illustrious career. He expressed his enthusiasm, saying, “I’m excited to be part of the team whose goal is to establish Firemind as a global market-leader in the field of Generative AI.”

With a rich history in IT, Ben’s journey began over two decades ago with Swansea Council. His career progression led him through various technical roles, including data centre migrations for prominent clients like House of Fraser, Welsh Water, WHSmith, and the Environment Agency. Ben’s extensive experience includes roles in both hands-on and pre-sales capacities at various IT service providers, culminating in a pivotal 5.5-year tenure at Amazon Web Services, where he led AI/ML partner development across EMEA.

As CTO at Firemind, Ben will leverage his expertise to shape the company’s technical vision, drive the adoption of cutting-edge solutions, and spearhead the development of innovative services that set Firemind apart. His leadership will play a pivotal role in propelling Firemind’s reputation as a thought leader in the field of Generative AI, further establishing the company as a market leader and enhancing its partner standing as an Amazon Web Services (AWS) consultancy partner.

Charlie Hudson, Managing Director at Firemind, had this to say:

“Firemind is excited to welcome Ben Wheeler at this pivotal moment in our journey, marked by rapid growth and increasing demand for its Generative AI solutions. His appointment underscores our commitment to delivering excellence in Generative AI and innovative technology solutions.”

About Firemind

Firemind, a leading GenAI Amazon Web Services Consultancy Partner, specialises in cutting-edge solutions for enterprises. Its services span GenAI, machine learning, data and analytics, DevOps, SaaS consulting, retail and supply chain consulting, and cloud migration. Firemind has served 200+ clients, including the Premier League, Vodafone, and multinational insurance and financial firms, since its inception in 2018.

In 2023, Firemind launched PULSE, a GenAI LLM solution that can work across any industry. Committed to pushing technology boundaries, Firemind drives excellence in today’s business landscape.

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