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Why Ethics, Regulations And Guardrails Are Needed to Shape Responsible AI with Booz Allen Hamilton's CTO Susan Penfield and Credo AI's CEO Navrina Singh


Today Laura and Kevin are joined by Booz Allen Hamilton's CTO Susan Penfield and Credo AI's CEO Navrina Singh to talk about responsible AI. We chat about their partnership, the origins of AI, who the early and late adaptors of AI are, the differences between public and private models and so, so much more! You don't want to miss this amazing conversation.Susan Penfield is Booz Allen’s chief technology officer and a member of the Leadership Team. Susan accelerates growth through mission-centric innovation and infrastructure through incubating and exploring technology innovation, driving adoption of reusable solutions and new business models, empowering our technical talent, and enabling enterprise technology. Susan joined Booz Allen ~28 years ago and has transformed numerous business units during her tenure. Prior to her current role, she led strategic innovation initiatives. She also led the firm’s billion-dollar digital business spanning the defense, national security, and civilian sectors. 

Susan was recognized as a 2021 Woman Who Means Business by the Washington Business Journal. She received the 2020 WashingtonExec Lifetime Achievement Award for her pioneering work driving technology innovation in government and her commitment to cultivating the next generation of women in STEM. Susan is a four-time recipient of the Wash100 award that recognizes the most influential leaders in the government consulting sector. Additional honors include ELLE magazine’s 2020 Power List for Women in Tech, WashingtonExec’s 2019 Top 25 Executives to Watch, and the 2017 Girls Inc. Diamond Award for her contributions to the growth and empowerment of girls.

Navrina Singh is the Founder and CEO of Credo AI, a Governance SaaS platform empowering enterprises to deliver Responsible AI. A technology leader with over 18+ years experience in Enterprise SaaS, AI and Mobile, Navrina has held multiple product and business leadership roles at Microsoft and Qualcomm. Navrina is a member of the U.S. Department of Commerce National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee (NAIAC), which advises the President and the National AI Initiative Office. Navrina is an executive board member of Mozilla Foundation. Navrina is also a young global leader with the World economic forum & was on their future council for AI guiding policies & regulations in responsible AI. Navrina holds a Masters in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an MBA from University of Southern California Marshall School of Business and a Bachelors in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from College of Engineering, India.Booz Allen Hamilton is a global firm of approximately 32,600 diverse, passionate, and exceptional people driven to excel, do right, and realize positive change in everything they do. Booz Allen brings bold thinking and a desire to be the best in their work in consulting, analytics, digital solutions, engineering, and cyber, and with industries ranging from defense to health to energy to international development.

Credo AI is on a mission to empower organizations to create AI with the highest ethical standards. Their vision is to enable continuous human oversight of the frontier technologies and democratize AI governance/audit. They are building an intelligent SaaS to monitor, measure and manage AI introduced risks.

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