AI-Driven Lead Generation with

Posted by: Doug Bruhnke - Global Chamber on Tuesday, April 7, 2020

In the new world with COVID-19, how can AI help you identify which businesses will be struggling and the ones that will thrive? It turns out that AI is a tool that can be used to cut through the current economic chaos to find the companies that will succeed.

Last week at Global Chamber® we hosted a globinar where we discussed how that can be done with two experts that included the co-founder of Watch the discussion HERE.

Launched in 2017, is an award winning sales intelligence platform deploying custom built AI capabilities to forecast company growth and expansion. grew out of the desire to find a way to enhance the methods used by Business Development professionals to identify early-stage signals for company growth within target industries around the world. Simon mentioned that there are 900 of these signals that they monitor through AI to help determine the 'Gazelle' ranking.

The platform is now deployed by users in over 20 countries and was nominated as Canada’s top AI firm.

Global Chamber® has partnered with to facilitate international trade and investment for its members.’s AI-enabled sales intelligence platform will be used by Global Chamber® as part of their daily ‘warm connections’ process to research companies and industries on behalf of members worldwide.


00:00 – Multi-Metro Globinar begins

  • Simon Leroux - cofounder of
  • Carrie Cole - VP of Business Development for

00:30 – Q&A Session

Speakers Bio

Simon Leroux - cofounder of Gazelle.aiSimon Leroux is the co-founder and managing director of Simon began his career in the private sector with Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE) where he held senior executive positions in business strategy, sales and marketing. As part of a special BCE taskforce with McKinsey & Company, Simon developed a predictive model, based on algorithms, that offered advanced segmentation and targeting strategy. He was awarded BCE’s Ovation Award, the highest distinction at the company. In 2009, he became Partner at ROI Research on Investment, a management consulting firm specialized in corporate expansion and foreign direct investment attraction. In 2015, he co-founded to push the boundaries of methods used to identify early-stage signals of corporate expansion.


Carrie Cole - VP of Business Development for Carrie joined the in 2018 and is our Vice President of Business Development for She leads interaction with economic development professionals to support their business attraction and retention efforts through Prior to joining the team, Carrie worked with Insyteful, an economic development marketing group, and gained valuable skills in website development, digital marketing, and strategic planning for economic development communities. She is a graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and Marketing.


Moderator: Doug Bruhnke - Founder/CEO of Global Chamber®Doug is an international entrepreneur, speaker and investor dedicated to helping members of Global Chamber® reach new markets across metros and borders more successfully. He is a two-time expat with Dupont in Tokyo and Singapore with over 30 years of global business experience in nearly all countries and segments. Doug is a regional advisor for U.S. Global Leadership Coalition and a member of collaborating international groups including the Arizona District Export Council. He has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from University of Utah and an EMBA from Michigan State University.

About Global Chamber®: Global Chamber® is a growing and collaborating community of CEOs, executives and leaders in 525 metro regions around the world... connecting member businesses to new opportunities and advancing growth and success. It's the only chamber of commerce in the world operating in hundreds of locations that helps exporting, importing and investing members to connect through warm introductions to clients, partners, projects and resources. Global Chamber® is a registered trademark of Global Chamber, LLC.




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