Founding Board and Committee
Ioana-Roxana studied BSc International Relations at LSE, minoring in Business & Innovation. She currently works at Darktrace, the world’s leading AI cyber-security. Her passions lie in disruptive technology, business development, astronomy, and politics. She is a former FBI Quantico Marine Corps Base student and a former candidate of the Hult Prize competition. In the future, she wishes to dedicate herself towards innovating and improving businesses.
Ketevan studied BSc International Relations at LSE. She believes that with AI set to significantly impact global security and stability, it is essential to widen public awareness of the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. She has experience in International Organisations, has worked on Euro-Atlantic integration, cyber defence capability building and is currently focused on a multilateral project in the defence and security sector. She is always on the look out for innovative ideas that can positively leverage the power of emerging technologies.
Bartu studied Law at UCL and Philosophy of Science at LSE, followed by an MSc in Technology Systems. He currently works as an Innovation Analyst at the European Space Agency (ESA), where he focuses on Earth observation and the future of the space economy. Previously he was at Seraphim Capital, the world’s first venture fund for space technology startups. His interests in AI are mostly related to consciousness, ethics, and superintelligence as an existential risk. Besides the AIBE Summit, he has also founded the UCL Space Society and the Centre for Future Worlds (CFW). In his free time, he enjoys biking, swimming, and music.
President AIBE 2018
Felix studies BSc (Hons) Government at the LSE. For his contributions to AI, he was made an Intel Ambassador for AI and an inductee of Intel’s Nervana Academy, in which capacity he uses remote access to Intel’s internal software library to collaboratively develop AI with other Nervana developers. He is interested in AI ethics and is concerned by the oligopolistic market concentration of data, as well as the lack of financial compensation for data producers. He has work experience in politics, philanthropy and law, having worked in the Sydney office of Malcolm Turnbull, 29th Prime Minister of Australia, in the Philanthropy office of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, and in the London office of law firm Watson, Farley & Williams.