We are pleased to announce and welcome our newest Founding Members:
Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad is an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Systems at the University of Washington – Tacoma following academic appointments at the University of Minnesota and in India. Additionally he is the Principle Data Scientist with KenSci Inc, a health-oriented AI startup in Seattle “on a mission to fight Death with Data Science”. Muhammad Aurangzeb’s research spans a wide range of topics AI and machine learning.
Gilad Berenstein is currently exploring a number of AI opportunities and areas of interest as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2) in Seattle. He was previously the Founder and CEO of Seattle-based travel personalization startup Utrip, which utilized AI and human experts to help travelers plan highly personalized trips.
Matthew Dickerson teaches in the computer science department at Middlebury College in Vermont, where he has been on the faculty since 1989. Matthew has also been a visiting faculty member at Dartmouth College. Matthew is the author of several books, including The Mind and the Machine: What it Means to be Human and Why it Matters.
Elias Kruger is a Senior Data Scientist and VP at Wells Fargo Bank in Atlanta with over 15 years of industry experience. He also blogs at www.aitheology.com where he seeks to apply a thoughtful Christian lens to the promise and peril of Artificial Intelligence.
Vikram Modgil is a Seattle based AI/ML expert and founder of Pi Square, a machine-learning startup specializing in AR/VR/XR, synthetic voice (called NeuraVoice) and intelligent automation (RPA). Vikram also started The Good AI to create awareness, engagement and actions towards ethical issues and bias of AI.