About Us

About Us

About Productive AI

Productive AI is dedicated to helping people create value and transform their organizations through the use of Artificial Intelligence.

We offer consulting services to assist builders, buyers, doers, and analysts in the AI/Machine learning market. We also run the Productive AI podcast.

You can reach follow and reach Productive AI on Email,  Twitter,  LinkedIn, Youtube, and on all the major podcast platforms like Apple, Spotify, and Google.


Troy Angrignon, Founder
Troy is passionate about helping business leaders understand and take action on emerging technologies including Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine learning (ML), big data, and cloud computing. He was an early team member focused on sales, marketing, and partnering in five startups in the cloud computing space, all of which were acquired: Appirio (acquired by Wipro); RightScale (acquired by Flexera); Cloudscaling (acquired by Dell/EMC), Swiftstack (acquired by NVIDIA); Cloud Technology Partners (acquired by HP).

You can reach him on LinkedIn, or email.


Erik Sebesta
Founder, Chief Architect and Board Member of Cloud Technology Partners, acquired by Hewlett Packard Enterprises in 2017 for 6x revenue. Leads strategy, design and development of new enterprise-class consulting services and products on leading cloud platforms. Founder of multiple startups and was the former National Principal Architect with Cambridge Technology Partners, acquired by Novell.

Adam Waters
Adam Waters served as Founder and COO of Cloudscaling, an early innovator in the cloud infrastructure space and founder of the OpenStack open source project where he led the company from start to successful acquisition by EMC. While at EMC he worked in the Advanced Software Division on cloud infrastructure products through subsequent acquisition by Dell where he served in the Office of the CTO guiding the company's cloud strategy. Prior to Cloudscaling, Adam served in multiple senior roles in the infrastructure and security space, including as COO of Support Intelligence and VP of Engineering for iAsiaWorks (NASDAQ: IAWK). At iAsiaWorks he oversaw network design and deployment in seven countries across Asia Pacific through IPO. Adam currently speaks and mentors startups at the Haas School of Business and UC Davis Graduate School of Business.