Leadership

Chief Product Officer


Ian Hersey

Hersey joins Saffron after over two decades of leadership in unstructured data analysis, multilingual natural language processing and social media monitoring and analysis. Most recently, he was Chief Product Officer at InTTENSITY and CTO of Attensity.

Prior to that, Hersey co-founded and spent over ten years with Inxight Software, where he created a market-leading commercial text analysis product suite that is still utilized by many of the world’s most elite companies following Inxight’s acquisition by SAP. In addition, Hersey held senior product management and engineering management roles at Logos Corporation and Inso Corporation. He speaks frequently on text and social analytics and has been an advisor to companies such as Timeline Labs and Livefyre. With Saffron, Hersey will be responsible for running the entire product organization

A competitive triathlete and runner in his spare time, Ian lives in Menlo Park, California.

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