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8 May 2023

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Humane News

Humane welcomes Bill Shope as Chief Financial Officer.

We are excited to announce the appointment of Bill Shope as Humane’s Chief Financial Officer. With over two decades of experience at the intersection of technology and finance, Bill brings a wealth of expertise that spans from startups to industry giants.

As one of Wall Street’s leading analysts, Bill has covered Apple and the broader computer industry for over eighteen years. He also served as a managing director at Goldman Sachs from 2010 to 2016 before venturing into entrepreneurship as a founder and CEO in the wholesale e-commerce sector. Bill’s finance leadership experience and deep industry expertise make him a valuable addition to the Humane team.

In his role as CFO, Bill will oversee all financial operations and work closely with the executive team to align financial strategy with business objectives. 

From Bill Shope:
“Humane is harnessing the growing power of AI to reimagine personal technology. Most importantly, the company is doing this in a way that amplifies human attention, interaction, and presence. I’m thrilled to be a part of this mission and a part of this team.”

From Imran Chaudhri, Humane’s Co-founder, Chairman, and President:
“Bill’s been covering our industry from the outside for quite some time, and it’s just incredible to be working alongside him to bring Humane’s products to market. Bill’s understanding of the space, the market, and the history of computing will allow us to innovate in all aspects of the business.”

From Bethany Bongiorno, Humane’s Co-founder and CEO:
“Imran and I have always believed that greater collaboration among all verticals of the business would enable us to build better products and, in turn, create greater long-term success. Bill is the perfect partner to help maintain operational efficiency, drive sustainable growth, and optimize our financial performance long into the future.”

Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Bill as he embarks on his journey with us at Humane.