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Gretchen Greene, C.Phil, M.S., J.D., is an internationally recognized expert on face and emotion recognition and AI and AV policy and ethics whose advice to governments has been read in 8,000 cities. 

Greene is an AI policy advisor, Yale trained lawyer, computer vision scientist, autonomous vehicle engineer and former U.S. national lab mathematician whose broad, multi-industry and government experience includes technical, legal and policy work for the U.S. Departments of Energy, Defense, Justice and Homeland Security, the British House of Lords, NRDC Asia and Ropes & Gray.

Greene has written decision making algorithms for autonomous navigation, terrorist tracking and Hollywood animation, been interviewed by the Economist, the BBC, and Forbes China, testified at the MA state legislature, and published in machine learning, policy and science journals. Greene’s AI and governance work with government clients, MIT Media Lab, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Law School, Harvard Berkman Klein Center and Partnership on AI has included developing best practices for AI and ethics in government, universities and industry, advising governments on AI and AV strategy, policy and risk and facilitating collaboration across and between governments and diverse stakeholder groups. 

Greene is a partner at Baker Thomas Oakley Greene, leading the firm's data protection and privacy, AI policy, global business and human rights, and California Bay Area practice areas, a senior advisor at The Hastings Center, leading work on AI, ethics and health, and founder and CEO of Greene Strategy, an AI policy, strategy and risk consultancy. Greene is editor and coauthor of Government Briefing Book: Emerging Technologies and Human Rights, with 14 contributors from MIT, Harvard and RightsCon Tunis, distributed to governments and NGOs in six continents. Greene led the work at Partnership on AI towards the international, multi-stakeholder development of emotion recognition and ethics best practices in industry, and wrote The Ethics of AI and Emotional Intelligence. Greene was a member of the first MIT Media Lab and Harvard Berkman Klein AI and Governance Assembly and a member of the MIT/Harvard equalAIs team which pioneered adversarial attacks against the major facial recognition APIs. https://equalais.media.mit.edu/

For more information, visit Greene's website https://www.greenestrategy.com

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