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Based in San Francisco, Roger Spitz is an international bestselling author, President of Techistential (Climate & Foresight Strategy), and Chair of the Disruptive Futures Institute. Spitz is an inaugural member of Cervest’s Climate Intelligence Council, a contributor to IEEE’s ESG standards, and an advisory partner of Vektor Partners (Palo Alto, London), an impact VC firm investing in the future of mobility. Techistential, Spitz’s renowned strategic foresight practice, advises boards, leadership teams, and investors on sustainable value creation and anticipatory governance. He developed the Disruptive Futures Institute into a preeminent global executive education center that helps organizations build capacity for futures intelligence, resiliency, and systemic change.
Spitz is an advisor, writer, and speaker on Artificial Intelligence, and has invested in a number of AI startups. From his research and publications, Roger Spitz coined the term Techistentialism which studies the nature of human beings, existence, and decision-making in our technological world. Today, we face both technological and existential conditions that can no longer be separated. Spitz chairs Techistential's Center for Human & Artificial Intelligence. He is also a member of IEEE, the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (Palo Alto), and The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence & Simulation of Behaviour (UK).
Spitz has written four influential books as part of “The Definitive Guide to Thriving on Disruption” collection, which became an instant classic. He publishes extensively on decision-making in uncertain and complex environments, with bestselling books in Business Technology Innovation, Future Studies, Green Business, Sustainable Economic Development, Business Education, Strategic Management & Forecasting.
To learn more about Roger Spitz's work:
The Definitive Guide to Thriving on Disruption: www.thrivingondisruption.com
Disruptive Futures Institute: www.disruptivefutures.org
Marie (CStat, CSci, FIScT) is the CEO of Oldfield Consultancy and Kuinua Coaching. Marie is an experienced AI and Ethics Expert. With a Background in Mathematics and philosophy Marie is a trusted advisor to Government, Defence, the Legal Sector amongst others. Marie works at the forefront of Ethical AI, driving improvement and development. Marie has been called upon to validate degrees and provide input to UK Universities. Marie was invited to the Executive Board of the Institute of Science and Technology, to be an Expert Fellow for Sprite+ and a member of the College of Peer Reviewers for Rephrain.
Marie is Founder of the IST Artificial Intelligence Group, Founder of the IST Women in Tech group and a Professional Chartership Assessor for the Science Council. Marie is frequently invited to speak on popular podcasts, panels and at conferences to about her experience and research in AI and Ethics. Marie founded Oldfield Consultancy to solve complex problems ethically with the latest Technology. Oldfield Consultancy provides analytical training for technical and non-technical teams. Marie Founded Kuinua Coaching, after years of training Senior Civil Service and Military Leaders, to provide coaching for Professionals and Executives in Leadership, Negotiation and Soft Skills.
Marie is passionate about giving back to the global community through extensive pro bono work, with a focus on education, poverty, children and mental health. For several years Marie led the division of Global Consultants for pro bono work for the American Statistical Society where Marie was honoured to have worked alongside the UN, Doctors without Borders and MapAction, specifically during the Ebola Crisis and Nepal Earthquake. Marie is extremely proud to be able to improve the life chances of the poorest and most vulnerable across the globe working with Statisticians for Society, the UN, the Royal Statistical Society, the Institute of Science and Technology, Pro Bono Economics, Statistics without Borders and the Science Council.
Jess is a PhD student in the department of Information Science at CU Boulder. Jess received her Bachelor’s in Software Engineering from California Polytechnic State University. Her research foci include machine learning fairness, algorithmic bias, value tensions in sociotechnical systems, and the unintended consequences of rapid tech growth.
Follow Jess on Twitter @_jessiejsmith_ and www.radicalai.org
Dylan Doyle-Burke is currently a PhD student at the University of Denver studying Human-Computer Interaction, Artificial Intelligence Ethics, Public Policy and Religious Studies. His research focus is on creating a Theory of Mind for Artificial Intelligence and creating Equal Representation at every level of AI Product Development and implementation. Dylan holds a bachelors of arts from Sarah Lawrence College and a Masters of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary at Columbia University.
Dylan is an experienced keynote speaker and consultant and has presented at and worked alongside multi-national corporations, the United Nations, world-renowned hospital systems, and many other conferences and institutions to provide insight, consultation, and engaging talks focused on Artificial Intelligence Ethics, responsible technology, and more.
Dylan co-hosts the RadicalAI podcast with Jessie Smith.
David Yakobovitch is the Host of the HumAIn Podcast (pronounced “humane”). He is a Principal Data Scientist at Galvanize, (acquired by K12 in January 2020), responsible for delivering Global Instruction, Scaled Training Programs, and Customer Success. He also partners with Engagement Managers and Account Executives with Pre-Sales and Product Marketing. David currently serves as an advisor for The Carpentries, Futureworks, CUNY Startups, and MaiiC.
Cosima is a psychologist and medical doctor with a passion for how design and technology shape behaviour. She is an academic psychiatry trainee at St Thomas' Hospital in London and technology policy associate at the King’s Fund. She is currently working with Outcomes Based Healthcare designing a new way of measuring psychological health outcomes using machine learning on passively gathered smartphone sensor data. She is also an advisor for the art and science collective she founded in 2011, AXNS.