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Var Shankar

Executive Director - Responsible AI Institute

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As Executive Director at the Responsible AI Institute, Var helps organizations use AI in alignment with applicable laws, frameworks and best practices. He is also a member of the OECD Network of Experts, the Brookings Forum for Cooperation on AI, and the World Economic Forum’s AI Governance Alliance. Var is a Co-Instructor, along with Alexis Cook, of Kaggle’s AI Ethics course. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he previously practiced law in the Banking and Capital Markets divisions at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and worked on the Clinton Global Initiative.

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