Full Name
Andrew Sussman
Job Title
Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Company Name
Speaker Bio
Andrew Sussman, co-founder and CTO of Preferabli, has over 25 years of experience in computer technologies. Sussman, a named inventor on 11 patents, was honored by Goldman Sachs as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs. Sussman has also been a featured speaker on AI for WSJ Tech Live.

Preferabli is the leading B2B2C product discovery and recommendation software for the wine and spirits industry, including specialty and grocery retailers, hospitality and travel, and DTC marketplaces and distribution. Preferabli licenses software to help the industry market and sell to individual taste preferences in the way a human expert would – at scale.

Preferabli software uses a novel form of machine learning that was built by PhDs in physiology and applied mathematics, and the largest group of Masters of Wine and Master Sommeliers in the world. The Preferabli database is the most comprehensive in the industry, with hundreds of characteristics for millions of products. Preferabli has users in over 70 countries.

A frequent speaker on technology and the law, Sussman was previously lead partner for the technology law practice at Buchanan Ingersoll and was named a 'Tech Titan' by the Pittsburgh Technology Council. Throughout his career, Sussman has regularly advised early-stage and growth technology companies on commercializing intellectual property assets.
Andrew Sussman