Michael Sellitto
Head of Policy (Interim) at Anthropic


Michael Sellitto is the interim Head of Policy and Societal Impacts at Anthropic, an AI safety and research company, and an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS).

Prior to joining Anthropic, Michael was the founding Deputy Director of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI), which is dedicated to advancing AI research, education, policy, and practice to improve the human condition. He also co-chaired the OECD AI Network of Experts working group on National AI Policies.

From 2015-2018, Michael served in the White House as Director for Cybersecurity Policy on the National Security Council. He led international engagement on cybersecurity policy and strategy, promoted international adoption of a framework for strategic stability in cyberspace, and advanced issues related to the digital economy and Internet governance. Before that, Michael served as Special Assistant to then-Deputy Secretaries of State William J. Burns and Antony Blinken.

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