Rumman Chowdhury

Rumman Chowdhury is global lead for responsible AI at Accenture Applied Intelligence, where she works with C-suite clients to create cutting-edge technical solutions for ethical, explainable, and transparent artificial intelligence. She is a TEDx speaker and a Forbes Tech contributing author. Dr. Chowdhury was named one of the BBC’s 100 Women for 2017, was recognized as one of the Bay Area’s top 40 under 40, and was inducted into the British Royal Society of the Arts (RSA). She is co-chair of the RSA’s Citizen AI Jury and an adviser to the UK House of Lords Parliamentary group on AI. Dr. Chowdhury advises and serves on the boards of multiple AI startups and funds. She is an AI mentor for Katapult Accelerator, an impact tech accelerator. Dr. Chowdhury is currently creating a refugee train-to-work program in coordination with the UN World Food Programme’s Tech for Food initiative. She founded Allai, a language analysis tool that helps analyze the outcomes of team meetings. Dr. 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.