Amazon Web Services Leader and Former Microsoft Artificial Intelligence Director Joins Board of Advisors

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Bellevue, WA – announced today that Ernesto Chavarin, former Microsoft Artificial Intelligence leader, has joined Vettd’s Board of Advisors to provide input and guidance based on 14 years of experience developing and executing strategies across multiple disciplines at Microsoft.

“Ernesto brings expert hands-on experience to Vettd’s ecosystem that will assist customers in successfully adopting AI solutions,” said CEO Andrew Buhrmann. “After years of being in the trenches together through Microsoft’s partner programs, Ernesto and I are excited to continue our efforts to advance adoption of ethical AI solutions for scalable decision management. His story and accomplishments are truly inspiring and we’re fortunate to have his leadership on our advisory board.”

Chavarin started his career as an engineer at a Navistar truck plant in Mexico, earned an MBA from Harvard, worked with the CFO at Microsoft and became a “strategic planning advisor” in Ray Ozzie’s drive to the cloud. Now, after leading HR and AI teams at Microsoft – he is “going back to the cloud” at AWS as a Sales Leader supporting Digital Native Businesses.

Buhrmann said Chavarin’s input and feedback will be invaluable as Vettd enhances its AI-guided decision management capabilities. 

“I believe Vettd has the right mission and technology to solve the problems that have continued to elude the most sophisticated teams and service providers,” Chavarin said. “I believe Vettd will have a major positive impact for many organizations which is why I’m excited to join the advisory board.”

During Chavarin’s AI role at Microsoft, his team evaluated hundreds of AI solutions. 

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“Vettd’s AI platform is unique among AI products I’ve seen, and not just in HR,” said Chavarin who began looking at products in the AI market when he was responsible for Microsoft’s HR strategy and planning. “What Vettd aims to do is incredibly forward-thinking in using natural language processing and deep neural networks to emulate an organization’s selection criteria by using its own data and perspective in a transparent manner.”



Founded in 2014 and based in Bellevue, Washington, is setting the standard for AI-guided decision management. uses customized deep learning AI models at the core of their advanced decision management solutions for organizations across a number of industries. These solutions help organizations make more informed decisions by quickly and comprehensively interpreting natural language data including resumes, personal essays, and more. was founded to help people and organizations thrive together through better alignment with one another. For more information on how is enhancing the capabilities of decision-makers, visit.

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