Rumman Chowdhury


CEO & Co-Founder, Humane Intelligence, United States Science Envoy for Artificial Intelligence, U.S. Department of State

Dr. Rumman Chowdhury is a data scientist and social scientist. She is the CEO of the tech nonprofit Humane Intelligence, which builds a community of practice around evaluations of AI models, as well as the United States Science Envoy for Artificial Intelligence. Dr. Chowdhury is also Responsible AI Fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. Previously, Dr. Chowdhury was the Director of the ML Ethics, Transparency, and Accountability (META) team at Twitter, as well as the Global Lead for Responsible AI at Accenture Applied Intelligence. She was named one of Time's 100 most Influential People in AI, BBC’s 100 Women, Worthy Magazine's Top 100, recognized as one of the Bay Area’s top 40 under 40 and named by Forbes as one of Five Who are Shaping AI. Chowdhury holds two undergraduate degrees from MIT, a master's degree in Quantitative Methods of the Social Sciences from Columbia University, and a doctorate in political science from the University of California, San Diego.


Contributions by Rumman Chowdhury

  • Member of A.I. Advisory Board 2024 - 2025
  • Closing General Session
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019