PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Maana, the pioneer of digital knowledge technology, today announced it has been named as an Energy Innovation Pioneer for the upcoming CERAWeek by IHS Markit, the world’s preeminent energy conference gathering energy industry leaders and experts; government officials and policymakers; leaders from the technology, financial, and industrial communities; and, energy technology innovators. Maana’s Knowledge Platform™ is used by the largest industrial companies in the world to accelerate digital transformation.
“From a field of over 500 technology startups working on innovative solutions across the energy spectrum, Maana was one of eight companies we selected for this year’s class of Energy Innovation Pioneers,” said Carolyn Seto, program director and co-chair of the CERAWeek Energy Innovation Pioneers program. “They caught our eye on two accounts: the pioneering knowledge graph technology upon which the Maana Knowledge Platform is built is at the forefront of advanced analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence; and, the capabilities that their technology imparts to organizations—such as the ability to quickly illuminate complex relationships and solve major challenges facing their business.”
CERAWeek lists eight annual Energy Innovation Pioneers it believes to be “leading companies and entrepreneurs developing technologies and business models transforming the energy future.” IHS Markit selected this year’s class of startups as promising energy technology developers after carefully reviewing their creativity, business plan feasibility, technology scalability and leadership team quality. This year’s companies represent early-stage companies that have demonstrated an ability to deliver value across the entire energy spectrum.
“Maana is honored to be named an Energy Innovation Pioneer,” said Babur Ozden, founder and CEO, Maana. “IHS Markit delivers critical information, analytics and solutions to organizations to improve their operational efficiency and provide insights that lead to well-informed decision making. Maana’s philosophy closely aligns with IHS Markit’s, as our technology is built to emphasize the human as the key decision maker on operational workflows and asset optimization. We look forward to continuing to help customers drive profitable growth by empowering their employees to make better decisions faster.”
Maana pioneered “knowledge technology” for the enterprise. The Maana Knowledge Platform turns human expertise and data into digital knowledge for employees to make better decisions faster. Maana’s patented Knowledge Graph™ combined with Maana’s proprietary algorithms, expedites extracting knowledge from data silos, to reveal the relationships in the context of optimizing assets or processes. Customers include Fortune 500 companies such as Chevron, GE, Maersk and Shell. Maana’s investors are comprised of Chevron Technology Ventures, Frost Data Capital, GE Ventures, Intel Capital, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, and Shell Technology Ventures. Maana is privately held with offices in Palo Alto, California, Bellevue, Washington and Houston, Texas. Visit us at https://www.maana.io/