Portraits in AI Leadership:

Mr. Geoffrey Schaefer

Geoff Schaefer is the Head of Responsible AI at Booz Allen Hamilton and the firm's Chief AI Ethics Advisor. He also serves on the Board of Trustees at The Washington Center. Geoff has written and spoken widely about Responsible AI, including in a series of podcasts with the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. His work has been featured in MIT Technology Review, Fast Company, Ethical Intelligence’s EQUATION magazine, and more. He has spoken about the transformative future of AI at the University of Virginia and West Virginia University, and co-hosts the Leaders in Responsible AI Summit at Jesus College, Cambridge. He also served as an expert contributor to CertNexus’ Certified AI Practitioner credential.

Before joining Booz Allen, Geoff worked for a variety of organizations across the intelligence community and financial sector. He started his career as an intelligence analyst at the FBI, specializing in counterintelligence, innovation, and technology strategy. Later in the financial industry, he helped develop capabilities at the intersection of security and technology at Bridgewater Associates and co-led the applied critical thinking group as an Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Geoff earned a B.S. in economics from West Virginia University and a master’s in public policy from George Mason University. In addition, he has completed two special programs at Oxford University in ethics and international affairs.


The Portraits in AI Leadership are intimate conversations with leading voices in Responsible AI. Shot on site at Mission Control and Booz Allen's Leaders in Responsible AI Summit; the series is a snapshot of the real people behind Responsible AI. Join us as we both lift them up and learn together.

The Leaders in Responsible AI Summit is Mission Control's annual meeting of luminaries and operators in AI. Convened in-person at Jesus College Cambridge, the Summit is our way of building bridges between the Defense and Commercial Enterprise to help teams coordinate on one of the most pressing topics of our time.

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