Put AI to Work
April 15-18, 2019
New York, NY
Joanna Bryson

Joanna Bryson
Reader (Associate Professor), University of Bath


Joanna J. Bryson is a transdisciplinary researcher on the structure and dynamics of human- and animal-like intelligence and a Reader (associate professor) at the University of Bath. Her research covers topics from artificial intelligence to autonomy and robot ethics to human cooperation and has appeared in venues ranging from Reddit to Science. She holds degrees in psychology from Chicago and Edinburgh and artificial intelligence from Edinburgh and MIT. She has additional professional research experience from Princeton, Oxford, Harvard, and Lego as well as technical experience in Chicago’s financial industry and international management consultancy.


1:00pm1:40pm Thursday, April 18, 2019
AI Business Summit
Location: Sutton North/Center
Secondary topics:  Ethics, Privacy, and Security
Joanna Bryson (University of Bath)
Although not a universally held goal, maintaining human-centric artificial intelligence is necessary for society’s long-term stability. Joanna Bryson discusses why this is so and explores both the technological and policy mechanisms by which it can be achieved. Read more.