Francesca Rossi is an IBM Fellow and the IBM AI Ethics Global Leader.
She is based at the T.J. Watson IBM Research Lab, New York, USA.
At IBM, she leads AI research projects and she co-chairs the IBM AI Ethics board.
Before joining IBM, she has been a professor of computer science at the University of Padova, Italy. She actively participates in many global multi-stakeholder initiatives on AI ethics: she is a member of the board of directors of the Partnership on AI and of 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.