PhD, Machine Learning -
Sean McGregor is a machine learning PhD, founder of the Responsible AI Collaborative, lead technical consultant for the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, and consulting researcher with the neural accelerator startup Syntiant. His current focus is the development of the AI Incident Database as an index of harms or near harms experienced in the real world, which builds on his experience in AI safety and interpretability for deep and reinforcement learning as applied to wildfire suppression policy, speech, and heliophysics. Outside his paid work, Sean’s open source development work has earned media attention in the Atlantic, Der Spiegel, Mashable, Wired, Venture Beat, Vice, and O’Reilly while his technical publications have appeared in a variety of machine learning, HCI, ethics, and application-centered proceedings.
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