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Team

ARI is run by an experienced team dedicated to AI policy advocacy in the public interest.

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Brad Carson

Co-Founder & President

President, University of Tulsa; Former Congressman, Under Secretary of the Army, Acting Under Secretary of Defense

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Douglass Vijay Calidas

Senior Vice President of Government Affairs

Former Chief of Staff to Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Former Chief Counsel to Sen. Joe Manchin

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Eric Gastfriend

Co-Founder & Executive Director

Co-Founder & President of DynamiCare Health, a digital health startup with awards from NIH & FDA

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Kristina Banks

Chief Operating Officer Consultant

Deputy Director of the CANOE Collective

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Sanice Arrington

Human Resources Manager

Operations Manager at the CANOE Collective

Board Of Advisors

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Brandie Nonnecke

Director of the CITRIS Policy Lab at UC Berkeley; Associate Research Professor, UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy; Host of TecHype

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Diane Rinaldo

Executive Director, Open RAN Policy Coalition; Former Acting Administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information

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Dylan Patel

Chief Analyst, SemiAnalysis

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Erik Brynjolfsson

Director, Stanford Digital Economy Lab; Jerry Yang and Akiko Yamazaki Professor and Senior Fellow, Stanford HAI; Ralph Landau Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

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Richard Burr

Chair, Health Policy Strategic Consulting Practice, DLA Piper; Former U.S. Senator and Chairman of Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

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Samantha Ravich

Chair, Center on Cyber and Technology Innovation, Foundation for Defense of Democracies; former Vice Chair of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board; former Member and Vice-Chair of AI Working Group, Secretary of Energy Advisory Board

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Samuel Hammond

Senior Economist at the Foundation for American Innovation

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Scott Aaronson

Schlumberger Centennial Chair of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Austin

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Stewart A. Baker

Lawyer, Steptoe LLP; Former General Counsel of the National Security Agency and Assistant Secretary for Policy at the Department of Homeland Security

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Stuart Russell

Professor of Computer Science, Smith-Zadeh Chair in Engineering, Director of the Center for Human-Compatible AI, and Director of the Kavli Center for Ethics, Science, and the Public, University of California, Berkeley

 

Our Advisors help to inform our work, but they have no official authority in our decision-making process, and their presence does not imply ARI’s agreement with all of their opinions or supported policies. The ARI leadership team takes responsibility for ARI’s policy positions.