Pablo has a background in Mathematics and Computer Science. After spending some time as a software engineer, he decided to pivot towards AI. His interests include the economic consequences of advanced AI systems and the role of algorithmic improvements in AI progress.
David studied at Deep Springs college, and graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder, with a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics. Before coming to Epoch, he did some NLP research and then worked as a software engineer. He’s interested in model interpretability and forecasting.
Ben’s research interests include the diffusion of AI capabilities among actors, and measuring the effects of different inputs to AI progress. Previously, he was a Research Fellow at Rethink Priorities, and spent time as a software engineer. Ben has a background in Machine Learning.
Lennart supports Epoch’s research and strategy. He extracts the strategy and policy implications of Epoch’s investigation for the AI governance community.
In his primary role, Lennart is a researcher at the Centre for the Governance of AI in Oxford, focusing on Compute Governance. His research interests include the role of compute in the production of AI, the compute supply chain, forecasting emerging technologies, and the security of AI systems. His time is split into the strategic and technical analysis of the compute governance domain and active policy engagement with GovAI’s policy team.
Jenny is a Ph.D. candidate at Columbia University researching the AI industry in the U.S. and China. She has conducted research on the generative AI landscape in both countries, China’s AI hardware startup ecosystem, and the policy impacts of the release of AI models. She is an affiliate at the AI consulting firm Concordia Consulting.
Daniela Amodei is Co-Founder and President of Anthropic. She was previously at Stripe and OpenAI, and has also served as a congressional staffer.
Tom is a senior research analyst at Open Philanthropy. He’s currently working on assessing arguments that transformative AI might be developed relatively soon. Prior to joining Open Philanthropy, Tom worked as a Data Scientist for education technology startup BridgeU and taught science at a UK comprehensive school. He has a Masters in Physics and Philosophy from the University of Oxford.
Neil is an Innovation Scholar at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab and the Initiative on the Digital Economy where he leads the FutureTech Project. He is also an Associate Member of the Broad Institute.