Dr Rumman Chowdhury

Rumman Chowdhury
CEO & Founder, Parity

Dr Rumman Chowdhury is currently the CEO and founder of Parity, an enterprise algorithmic audit platform company. She formerly served as Global Lead for Responsible AI at Accenture Applied Intelligence. Her passion lies at the intersection of artificial intelligence and humanity. Her work has been dedicated to enabling practical collaboration across AI/ML research, application, and policy, bridging across STEM and social science. Dr Chowdhury has been published in Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, WIRED magazine, VentureBeat, Forbes, and more. She serves as co-chair of the RSA’s Citizen AI Jury and actively participates in IEEE standards committees, the Partnership on AI, as an advisor to the UK House of Lords Parliamentary group on AI, and other global AI and ethics organizations. She has presented at multiple international governing bodies, including the United Nations, the OECD and the UK Parliament. She serves on the board of AI4All, a group dedicated to drawing underrepresented groups into STEM, and Patterns, a data science journal by the publishers of Cell. She holds two undergraduate degrees from MIT, a master’s degree in Quantitative Methods of the Social Sciences from Columbia University, and a doctorate in political science from the University of California, San Diego.