Norberto Andrade

Norberto Andrade is Facebook’s Global Policy Lead for Digital and AI Ethics. He is also Professor at IE Law School, and an Affiliated Scholar at Stanford Law School - Center for Internet & Society (CIS). Previously, Norberto was a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at UC Berkeley School of Law, where he worked at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology (BCLT); a Legal Foresight Fellow at the Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law; and a Visiting Scholar at the Singapore Internet Research Centre of Nanyang Technological University. Norberto has also hold corporate positions in policy and privacy at Mozilla and Workday, and scientific research roles at the European Commission. Norberto holds a PhD in Law, Policy and Technology from the European University Institute (Italy), and he has successfully published numerous academic articles, reports and book chapters in the field of Law & Technology.

Gordon Cheng

Technical University of Munich
Gordon Cheng holds the Chair of Cognitive Systems at Technical University of Munich (TUM). He is Founder and Director of the Institute for Cognitive Systems in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at TUM. He is also the coordinator of the CoC for Neuro-Engineering - Center of Competence Neuro-Engineering within the department and program director of the ENB Elite Master of Science program in Neuroengineering. He is also involved in a number of major European Union Projects. Over the past years Gordon Cheng has been the co-inventor of approximately 20 patents and is the author of approximately 300 technical publications, proceedings, editorials and book chapters.

Tara Chklovski

Tara Chklovski is CEO and founder of global tech education nonprofit Technovation. Prominently featured in the award-winning documentary Codegirl, Forbes named Chklovski “the pioneer empowering the incredible tech girls of the future” and Discovery Science Channel named her its first “CEO Science Super Star Hero” for her work encouraging the next generation of innovators, problem solvers, and game changers. A frequent advocate for STEM education, she’s presented at the White House STEM Inclusion Summit, SXSW EDU, UNESCO’s Mobile Learning Week, and led the 2019 education track at the UN AI for Good Global Summit. Since founding the organization in 2006, Technovation has welcomed more than 130,000 children and parents, and 14,000 mentors, to participate in its programs in 100+ countries.

Christoph Lütge

Technical University of Munich
Christoph Lütge is Full Professor of Business Ethics and Director of the Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence at Technical University of Munich (TUM). He has a background in business informatics and philosophy, having taken his PhD at the Technical University of Braunschweig in 1999 and his habilitation at the University of Munich (LMU) in 2005. He was awarded a Heisenberg Fellowship in 2007. His most recent books are: “The Ethics of Competition” (Elgar, 2019) and “Ethik in KI und Robotik” (Hanser, 2020, with coauthors). Lütge has held visiting positions at Harvard, University of Pittsburgh, University of California (San Diego), Taipei, Kyoto and Venice. He is a member of the Scientific Board of the European AI Ethics initiative AI4People as well as of the German Ethics Commission on Automated and Connected Driving. He has also done consulting work for the Singapore Economic Development Board and the Canadian Transport Commission.

Aisha Naseer

Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe
She is a Research Manager at Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe Limited (FLE) UK, where she is leading the AI Ethics research & activity through representing Fujitsu’s involvement at the AI4People forum, the EU AI Alliance, and the IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems. She is a GDPR-certified professional and participates in debates around AI Ethics, privacy, and digital trust. In previous research projects, she has been providing strategic direction with leadership and expert advice in various industry sectors such as Healthcare, Finance, IoT & Cyber Security. She has extensive experience in successfully leading projects internationally, negotiated complex and strategic contracts. Dr Naseer is an innovative scientist with several patents, and has been an author of numerous papers in journals, international conferences, and book chapters. She has also chaired various ACM and IEEE conference sessions, and organised multiple special tracks and workshops.

Peggy Valcke

Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven)
Peggy Valke is professor of law & technology at KU Leuven, member of the management board of the Leuven Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP), and principal investigator in the Security & Privacy Department of imec (previously iMinds). Her research focuses on the rise of artificial intelligence, in particular algorithmic decision-making, in law enforcement, transport, media services, etc., and the ethical-legal implications thereof, especially in relation to human rights and the allocation of responsibilities / legal liabilities. She is actively involved in shaping the debate on AI ethics and regulation in Belgium and Europe as co-director of the Flemish Centre on Data & Society, co-chair of the Council of Europe’s recently established Ad Hoc Committee on Artificial Intelligence (CAHAI); a member of Google’s Advisory Council on the Right to be Forgotten and a member of the Scientific Committee of AI4People.

Stefaan Verhulst

The Gov Lab, New York University
Stefaan G. Verhulst is Co-Founder and Chief Research and Development Officer of the Governance Laboratory @NYU (GovLab) where he is responsible for building a research foundation on how to transform governance using advances in science and technology. He is the Curator and Editor of the Living Library and The Digest. Verhulst’s latest scholarship centers on how technology can improve people’s lives and the creation of more effective and collaborative forms of governance. Specifically, he is interested in the perils and promise of collaborative technologies and how to harness the unprecedented volume of information to advance the public good.