Press Release: Cleve Lightfoot joins as the new Chief Customer Officer

The Board of Directors of is pleased to welcome Cleve Lightfoot as our new Chief Customer Officer (CCO).

“We are excited to have Cleve join our team. Having had an association with us since our inception, we look forward to Cleve’s contribution in supporting our growth,” said Sam G. Bose, CEO and Founder. “He brings a unique understanding of both the technology and mining operations which will be essential in a technology-driven organizational change as companies embrace AI across their operations.”

Cleve is a leader with over 30 years of experience in the Mining and Metals industry, leveraging technology and innovation across major mining companies such as BHP, Glencore, and Kinross. He has experience working on five continents as well as across multiple commodities (gold, nickel, copper, uranium.

Additionally, Cleve performed various functions including operational excellence, technical services, production, technology evaluation and investment, digital technologies, mine automation, and change management.

“If I look at many of the continuous improvement initiatives in our industry today I find many that are recurring. This occurs because we continue to operate in the same manner” said Cleve Lightfoot.

According to Cleve, “For the industry to build a green future we need to operate differently, leveraging digital platforms and AI to embed our improvements to make them sustainable in time and create a firm base on which to achieve the net levels of efficiencies and beyond.”

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About is a pioneering industrial AI company that empowers the mining industry to make informed and reliable decisions using trusted and open AI solutions Scientific AI. Given that, our solutions are transforming mining operations by making them more efficient, sustainable, and safe.

Powered by our Decision Intelligence Platform –, and our  Optimization Applications covering Stockpile, Grinding, Flotation, Thickeners, Leaching and Solvent Extraction processes that span the circular economy of metals, we accelerate value delivery. This results in maximized metal recovery, reduced energy and water consumption, minimized waste, and decreased process variability.

With over 100 employees and offices across four continents, headquartered in Cambridge (UK), active deployments of technology and solutions include mining operations across Chile, Australia, Kazakhstan, Brazil, USA, Canada, DRC, and South Africa.

Mine to Market: Value Chain Optimization

The Stockpile & Inventory Optimization Application is one of a suite of real-time decision-making applications that uses AI to optimize each process; from mine to market.

Our Material Handling model connects these applications to drive even greater efficiency.

Our process optimization apps can be deployed on a specific process bottleneck or expanded across the entire value chain. They are powered by our Industrial AI Decision Intelligence Platform,

Stockpile and Inventory Optimization

Stockpile & Inventory Optimization

Grinding Optimization App

Grinding Optimization

Thickener Circuit Optimization

Thickener Optimization

Flotation Circuit

Flotation Optimization

Solvent Extraction Optimization App

Solvent Extraction (SX) Optimization

Leaching Optimization App

Leaching Optimization