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Rebecca Finlay

CEO, Partnership on AI

Rebecca Finlay is CEO at Partnership on AI, a global nonprofit bringing together a cross-sectoral community of over 100 partners in 17 countries to ensure developments in AI advance positive outcomes for people and society. With an influential career at the intersection of technology and society, Rebecca has held leadership roles in civil society, research organizations and industry.

Prior to PAI, she founded the AI & Society program at global research organization CIFAR, one of the first international, multistakeholder initiatives on the impact of AI in society. Rebecca’s insights have been featured in books and media including The Financial Times, The Guardian, Politico and Nature Machine Intelligence. She speaks at venues such as SXSW, Wall Street Journal, OECD, FTC, and the UK AI Safety Summit.

She is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS) and sits on advisory bodies in Canada, France and the U.S. She lives in Toronto and holds degrees from McGill and the University of Cambridge.

Rebecca Finlay


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