Unlocking Your Technological Superiority

Who we are

At Core42, we don't simply follow trends; we set them. In an era where technology evolves rapidly, it's not about keeping pace; but about leading from the front. It's no longer just about keeping pace. It's about leading the charge, being at the forefront of innovation, and showing the world what’s possible. Our unmatched scalable infrastructure, cutting-edge AI solutions, robust professional and managed services empower nations and organizations to turn their aspirations into achievements, harnessing the latest technologies to make impactful advancements in their respective domains.
 
Unlocking Your Technological Superiority.

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Patents & Research papers

Jais Climate, World’s first bilingual Large Language Model (LLM) dedicated to climate intelligence

Developed through a partnership between Core42 and Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI), Jais Climate aims to inform, inspire, and drive awareness about climate change and sustainability.

Cloud & HPC Infrastructure

Providing resilient infrastructure and managed services customized to meet the specific needs of the public sector and regulated enterprises, including support for sovereign cloud enablement and supercomputing capabilities. 
 
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AI & Data

Covering a wide spectrum of AI capabilities, including AI research, foundational model training, fine-tuning, deployment, inferencing solutions, and generative AI enablement.

Professional Services

Delivering expertly managed services to expedite the adoption of cloud technologies, Enterprise AI, and digital transformation endeavors.

Cloud & HPC Infrastructure

Providing resilient infrastructure and managed services customized to meet the specific needs of the public sector and regulated enterprises, including support for sovereign cloud enablement and supercomputing capabilities. 
 
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AI & Data

Covering a wide spectrum of AI capabilities, including AI research, foundational model training, fine-tuning, deployment, inferencing solutions, and generative AI enablement.

Professional Services

Delivering expertly managed services to expedite the adoption of cloud technologies, Enterprise AI, and digital transformation endeavors.

Industries we enable

Smart Mobility

Smart Space

Genomics

Health Information Exchange

Supercomputing

Nationwide Fire Emergency System

Our Leadership Team

Our leadership team brings a rich tapestry of global experience and innovative thinking to propel you to the forefront of digital transformation.

Meet the individuals who drive our success.

Kiril Evtimov

Chief Executive Officer

Kiril Evtimov is a highly accomplished technology and business leader with extensive global experience, spanning both start-ups and Fortune 500 corporations. Over the course of his career, Kiril has demonstrated a consistent track record of delivering cutting-edge cloud solutions, advanced analytics, and decision support products, as well as highly scalable data platforms.

His expertise has left a significant mark on diverse industries, including healthcare, financial services, and technology, resulting in client success and substantial business impact. In his role as Group CTO at G42, Kiril spearheads the company's technology innovation and growth initiatives.

He plays a pivotal role in fostering synergies among G42's portfolio companies and their respective product and service pipelines. Additionally, Kiril serves as a board member of Presight, a leading big data analytics firm powered by artificial intelligence, which successfully went public on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) in early 2023. Prior to joining G42, Kiril co-founded and served as CEO of FairSignals, and his illustrious career spans over 30 years, including leadership positions at renowned organizations such as Teradata, Microstrategy, Sears Holding Corporation, and eBay.

Talal Alkaissi

Executive Vice President, Chief Product & Global Partnership Officer

Talal is an accomplished business leader with a wealth of experience spanning multiple industries, including technology, space, energy, and government. With a proven track record in strategic development, investment oversight, and participation in high-level international trade negotiations, Talal assumed the role of CEO at G42 Cloud in January 2022. In this capacity, he redefined the organization's value proposition, positioning it as a leading provider of National Sovereign Cloud services.

His leadership was instrumental in the creation of a world-class, secure, and scalable cloud platform that serves as a cornerstone for digital transformation and sovereignty in the public sector and regulated industries. Talal's journey with G42 commenced in September 2020 when he joined as Vice President of Special Projects & Space Program in the Group CEO's office. He also served as the Group Chief of Staff during this time. Talal played a pivotal role in the development of the space program, which has since evolved into a significant offering within G42.

This program provides Geospatial Analytics-as-a-Service to various clients, leveraging G42's extensive analytics, cloud computing, and high-performance computing infrastructure. Before joining G42, Talal spent two years at the UAE Space Agency as a Senior Advisor to the Director General. His foray into the space sector began during his tenure as Senior Advisor for Commercial Affairs at the UAE Trade & Commercial Office at the UAE Embassy in Washington DC.

In this role, he led US/UAE Space Affairs and bilateral trade policy, driving efforts to advance the UAE's interests in the US and attract foreign direct investment into the UAE. Talal is also a distinguished member of several boards and prestigious international bodies, including the World Economic Forum's Space Technology Council, the Board of Newspace Capital, the Board of SAYACORP Capital Ltd, and the Board of Endless Studios, among others.

Dr. Andrew Jackson

Executive Vice President, Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer

With over two decades of expertise in artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics, Dr. Andrew Jackson is a founding member of G42. Throughout his tenure, he has overseen several core businesses that have achieved notable success through IPOs on ADX. In his most recent role as CEO of Inception, G42's applied AI research division, Dr. Jackson played a pivotal role in fulfilling a national imperative to develop Arabic Chat GPT.

This effort resulted in the successful launch of Jais, the world's most accurate Arabic Language Model, alongside other groundbreaking projects. Prior to his time at G42, Dr. Jackson played a crucial role in expanding Palantir's presence across the MENA region. He also established a data and analytics function at Etihad Airways and played a leadership role in one of the largest digital transformations globally at that time.

Dr. Jackson's versatile career spans various industries, including the development of high-frequency, low-latency electronic trading strategies for SIG, contributing to one of Europe's most profitable teams. Additionally, he held roles with the European Union, focusing on commercializing research across 13 EU universities and collaborating with global industry leaders such as IBM and Siemens.

Trevor North

Chief Operating Officer

Trevor North, as the Chief Operations Officer at Core42, brings over a decade of experience to his role, having previously served in the same capacity at G42 Cloud. With a strong background in finance and operations spanning both mature and emerging global markets, he plays a pivotal role in aligning Core42's operations with its strategic objectives.

Throughout his career, Trevor has successfully navigated the intricacies of assurance services and management consulting, seamlessly integrating financial expertise with operational excellence to drive sustainable growth. Before joining G42, Trevor held significant positions in the telecom and media sectors, including roles at companies such as Digicel, Telefonica, Capgemini, PwC, and more recently, OSN, where he managed a team of 700 professionals across the MENA region. Trevor, a qualified accountant, holds an MBA from the Warwick Business School.

Roopal Jobanputra

General Counsel

Roopal is a highly experienced legal professional with a career spanning over 18 years, including 13 years of dedicated service in the UAE. She became a valuable member of G42 in 2019, assuming the role of Group Deputy General Counsel. In this capacity, Roopal has provided strategic counsel to the organization's executive leadership, overseeing international M&A, joint ventures, and strategic projects. Her expertise is widely acknowledged for delivering commercial and pragmatic guidance, enabling business leaders to achieve their objectives effectively.

Before joining G42, Roopal accumulated 15 years of experience in private practice, having worked with prestigious firms such as Gowlings WLG and Field Fisher Waterhouse. She also gained in-house experience with a prominent regional bank in the UAE. Roopal holds an LLB in Law and French Law from University College London, earned in 2004. Additionally, she is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales.

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