The WSAI community's top 50 Innovators official list 2022

Posted by World Summit AI on Dec 15, 2022 9:13:57 AM
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Which AI Brains left us shaken this year? Who blew our minds? We're excited to announce the World Summit AI community's top 50 Innovators official list 2022💥 

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Top 50 Innovators official list 2022

  1. Peter Norvig, Pioneer in AI, Author of best-selling textbook, Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach, Distinguished Education Fellow, Google and Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence
  2. Joelle Pineau, Co-Managing Director, Meta AI Research, and Associate Professor and William Dawson Scholar, School of Computer Science, McGill University
  3. Dr. Steve Chien, Former NSCAI Commissioner; JPL Fellow; Senior Research Scientist in the Mission Planning and Execution Section, Technical Group Supervisor, Artificial Intelligence/Integrated Planning and Execution, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology/NASA
  4. Cassie Kozyrkov, Chief Decision Scientist, Google
  5. Renée Cummings, Data Activist in Residence, University of Virginia
  6. Doina Precup, Canada CIFAR AI Chair; Associate Professor of Computer Science, McGill University; Research Team Lead, DeepMind
  7. Michael Kagan, CTO, NVIDIA
  8. Samantha Samaras, Global Vice President Science & Technology, Beauty and Personal Care R&D, Unilever
  9. Colin Murdoch, Director of Applied AI and Chief Business Officer, DeepMind
  10. Professor Francesca Rossi, President, AAAI, Fellow and AI Ethics Global Leader, IBM
  11. Irina Rish, Core Member of Mila – Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute; Canada CIFAR AI Chair, Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Autonomous AI; Professor, Université de Montréal
  12. Michael Spranger, COO, Sony AI
  13. Stefano La Rovere, Global Director of Robotics - Advanced Technology (AT), Amazon
  14. Dame Wendy Hall, Regius Professor in Computer Science, University of Southampton
  15. Joe Depa, Europe AI Lead | Global Lead for Data-led Transformation | Senior Managing Director, Accenture
  16. Dr Vindell Washington, CEO of Onduo and the Chief Clinical Officer, Verily Health Platforms
  17. Elizabeth M. Adams, Affiliate Fellow, Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI)
  18. Dr Catalina Lopez-Correa, Chief Scientific Officer, Genome Canada
  19. Dominique Malenfant, Executive Vice President & Chief Information & Technology Officer, CN
  20. Sue Black OBE, Professor of Computer Science and Technology Evangelist, Durham University
  21. Benjamin Levy, Co-Founder and General Partner, BotstrapLabs
  22. Baiju Devani, Head of Machine Learning, TD Bank Group
  23. Jack McCauley, Co-Founder and Former Chief Engineer, Oculus VR; Innovator in Residence, Jacobs Institute of Design Innovation, University of California at Berkeley
  24. Alice Xiang, Senior Research Scientist (AI Ethics Lead), Sony AI; Head of AI Ethics Office, Sony Group Corporation
  25. Erik J Larson, Computer scientist, Tech Entrepreneur, Author, Research Scientist, KBSI, Inc.
  26. Carolina Bessega, Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder, Stradigi AI
  27. Vilas S. Dhar, President, Patrick J. McGovern Foundation
  28. Meredith Broadbent, Former Chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission; Senior Adviser (non-resident), Scholl Chair in International Business, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C
  29. Professor Marc-Antoine Dilhac, Director of Algora Lab; CIFAR Chair in AI Ethics, Mila (Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute); Professor of Philosophy, Université de Montréal
  30. Mark Surman, President and Chief Executive, Mozilla Foundation
  31. Elena Fersman, VP, Global AI Accelerator, Ericsson
  32. Wei Li, VP/GM, AI and Analytics, Intel
  33. Professor Anil Seth, Professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience, University of Sussex
  34. Orlando Machado, Chief Data Officer and Vice President, The LEGO Group
  35. Anna Scaife, Professor of Radio Astronomy, University of Manchester
  36. Bruce Stamm, Senior Director, Artificial Intelligence and Application Development & Maintenance, Air Canada
  37. Markku Allison, VP Strategy & Innovation, Chandos Construction
  38. Dr. Sasha Luccioni, Research Scientist, HuggingFace; Founding Member, Climate Change AI (CCAI)
  39. Prof Dr. Konrad Tollmar, Research Director, SEED Electronic Arts
  40. Bill Wong, AI & Analytics Practice Lead, Dell
  41. Professor Gillian Hadfield, Director, Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society (SRI), University of Toronto
  42. Serge Massicotte, CEO, Ivado Labs
  43. Mo Chen, Amii Fellow; Canada CIFAR AI Chair; Assistant Professor, School of Computing Science and Principal Investigator of the Multi-Agent Robotic Systems Lab, Simon Fraser University
  44. Dr José-Marie Griffiths, Former Commissioner, National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence; President, Dakota State University in Madison
  45. Davood Shamsi, Senior Engineering Manager, Optimization, ML/AI, Apple
  46. Dr Matthew Taylor, Canada CIFAR AI Chair and Fellow-In-Residence, Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii); Director, Intelligent Robot Learning Lab and Associate Professor of Computing Science, University of Alberta
  47. Deval Pandya, Director of AI Engineering, Vector Institute; Member of task force for Digitalisation of Energy, UN Economic Commission of Europe
  48. Patrick St Amant, Co-Founder, CTO, Inventor, Zetane Systems
  49. Amna Habiba, Founder, BloomED Foundation
  50. Topher White, CEO and Founder, Rainforest Connection


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