Meredith Whittaker
Meredith is the executive director and co-founder of the AI Now Institute, which produces interdisciplinary research on the social implications of artificial intelligence and acts as a hub for the emerging field focused on these issues. Housed at New York University, The AI Now Institute’s research focuses on four key domains: rights and liberties, labor and automation, bias and inclusion, and safety and critical infrastructure.

Meredith is a Distinguished Research Scientist at New York University, and the founder of Google's Open Research group. She co-founded M-Lab, a globally distributed network measurement system that provides the world’s largest source of open data on internet performance. M-Lab provides one of the primary resources for policymakers and researchers investigating issues of net neutrality and network performance. She has advised the White House, the FCC, the City of New York, the European Parliament, and many other governments and civil society organizations on artificial intelligence, internet policy, measurement, privacy, and security.