Head, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; Executive Committee Member
World Economic Forum
Kay Firth-Butterfield is head of artificial intelligence and a member of the executive committee at the World Economic Forum. She is one of the foremost experts in the world on the governance of artificial intelligence (AI). Firth-Butterfield is a barrister, former judge and professor, technologist and entrepreneur who has an abiding interest in how humanity can equitably benefit from new technologies, especially AI. She serves on the Lord Chief Justice’s Advisory Panel on AI and Law, co-founded AI Global and was the world’s first Chief AI Ethics officer in 2014 and created the AIEthics twitter hashtag.