Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii)

Edmonton, AB


The Company

The Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) is an Edmonton-based nonprofit institute that supports world-leading research in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) and translates scientific advancement into economic impact through industry adoption. With a mission to make AI and ML the primary drivers of sustainable growth for Alberta’s economy, Amii:

  • advances leading-edge AI/ML research conducted at the University of Alberta by funding academic research and empowering industry leaders to invest in Alberta’s world-leading talent and expertise,
  • grows business capabilities and capacity in AI/ML for startups, SME and enterprise clients to support their growth, improve operations, and solve complex problems,
  • builds a highly skilled AI/ML workforce in Alberta by funding research positions to teach the next generation of professionals, and by developing and delivering educational training for technical teams, managers, and executives.

Today, more than ever, industry needs expertise and resources to build the AI/ML capacity that will drive their economic success. Amii is uniquely positioned to help companies across sectors – including energy, healthcare and agriculture – gain access to new talent, grow and upskill their existing teams, and move along the spectrum of AI adoption to gain a competitive advantage.

The Opportunity

Amii is seeking an accomplished, passionate Director to enhance its Board and expand the Institute’s ability to create value and competitive advantage. This is a tremendous opportunity for leaders in industry, public service, and/or governance to play a significant role in creating a brighter economic future.

The successful candidate will join an active and engaged Board of Directors with broad experience in business, entrepreneurship, science, and technology, as well as a shared commitment to economic growth and diversity in Alberta, Western Canada and across the country.

The Ideal Candidate

As the ideal candidate, you are a successful business and community leader who recognizes the vast potential for cutting-edge technology to create a more resilient, competitive, and diversified economy. People who have worked with you in the past would describe you as strategic and dynamic, a skilled problem solver with a reputation for integrity and diplomacy.

Bright, curious, and collaborative, you bring a well-reasoned perspective to decision-making, but are always willing to consider alternate viewpoints. A clear and effective communicator, you are known for your ability to build consensus and develop innovative solutions that make a difference.


To learn more about this outstanding Board opportunity, please contact:

Norine Pike
Director, Executive & Professional Search
HumanEdge Global
Phone:  780.429.8870