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Wendell Wallach - Participant

Wendell Wallach is an author, scholar, and consultant at Yale University's Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, where he has chaired a research group on Technology and Ethics for the past eleven years.  He is also a Senior Advisor to The Hastings Center, a Fellow of the Institute for Ethics & Emerging Technology, and a Fellow at the Center for Law and Innovation at Arizona State University.   Previously he founded and managed two computer consulting firms, Farpoint Solutions and Omnia Consulting. His latest book A Dangerous Master: How to keep technology from slipping beyond our control (BASIC Books) was published in the summer of 2015. He also co-authored (with Colin Allen, Indiana University) Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right From Wrong(Oxford University Press 2009). In addition, Wendell Wallach is series editor for the forthcoming eight volume Library of Essays on the Ethics of Emerging Technology (2016). He has an international reputation as an expert on the ethical and governance concerns posed by emerging technologies, particularly artificial intelligence and neuroscience. Wallach is the winner of the World Technology Award for Ethics (2014) and the World Technology Award for Media and Journalism (2015). During the 2015-2016 academic year, he was visiting Fulbright Research Chair in Science and Public Policy at the University of Ottawa. Formerly, he was a founder and managed two computer consulting firms, Farpoint Solutions and Omnia Consulting. Among the clients served by Mr. Wallach's companies were PepsiCo International, United Aircraft, and the Stateof Connecticut



Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, Yale University


Author, Scholar, and Consultant