Appen (mobile commerce company)

Appen (mobile commerce company)

Appen is an Australia-based company.

Appen is an Australian-based data science company that utilizes data to enhance machine learning and artificial intelligence. The industries that have used Appen include the automotive, retail, healthcare, technology, government, and financial industries.

Product

Appen use human-annotated databases for machine learning and artificial intelligence. The company hires independent contractors to test and improve technological aspects of software and platforms. Some remote jobs include raters to rate websites and software on various aspects and language jobs that can focus on transcription, translation, or linguistics. Appen then uses the data collected by its human staff to improve machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Some noted applications that Appen can improve with its database are applications, electronic commerce, data analytics, fraud detection, machine translation, proofing tools, social media analytics, and more.

Timeline

January 18, 2019

Appen Named #1 Company to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2019 by FlexJobs

The company was named the top place to get a remote job.

November 16, 2018

Appen named one of Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia Awards for Leadership

Appen wins in the category of leadership, which is only given to companies that generate more than 50 million in revenue.

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Charles Nweke

Advisor

Cristysyl Pontejo

Employee

Daren Jackson

Senior Vice President, Innovation

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Employee

Hazel Cubos

Employee

Hazel Cubos

Employee

Jenelyn Solidum

Employee

Jon Carlo Frayna

Employee

Kerri Reynolds

Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Crowdsourcing

Kevin Levine

CFO

Lanie Masillones

Employee

Mark Brayan

CEO

Mary Anne Vergara

Employee

Michelle Tirador

Employee

SieRrah Lee

Employee

Tom Sharkey

Senior Vice President, Client Services

Vernon Candia

Employee

Wilson Pang

CTO

Further reading

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What Type of Work-At-Home Opportunities Does Appen Offer?

Laureen Miles Brunelli

Web

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Appen featured on Worldwide Business with kathy ireland®

May 9, 2017

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Anthony Ha
March 10, 2019
TechCrunch
Appen just announced that it's acquiring Figure Eight in an all-cash deal that sees Appen paying $175 million upfront, with an additional payment of up to $125 million based on Figure Eight's performance this year. Both companies focus on using crowdsourced labor pools to annotate data,...

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