Francesca Rossi
IBM Fellow and AI Ethics Global Leader at IBM


Francesca Rossi is an IBM fellow and the IBM AI Ethics Global Leader. She is an AI scientist with over 30 years of experience in AI research, on which she published more than 200 articles in top AI journals and conferences. She co-leads the IBM AI ethics board and she actively participate in many global multi-stakeholder initiatives on AI ethics. She is a member of the board of directors of the Partnership on AI and the industry representative in the steering committee of the Global Partnership on AI. She is a fellow of both the worldwide association of AI (AAAI) and of the European one (EurAI), and she will be the next president of AAAI. She has been a member of the European Commission High Level Expert Group on AI, that published the ethics guidelines for Trustworthy AI in Europe, that are the basis for the current EU AI Act regulation proposal.