Portraits in AI Leadership:

Mr. Reggie Townsend

As Vice President of the SAS Data Ethics Practice, Reggie Townsend leads a globally coordinated effort to empower employees and customers to deploy data-driven systems that promote human well-being, agency and equity. The US Department of Commerce has named Townsend to the National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee (NAIAC). The NAIAC will advise the president and the National AI Initiative Office on a range of issues related to AI. Townsend also sits on the board of EqualAI, a nonprofit organization focused on reducing unconscious bias in the development and use of AI.

Townsend has more than 20 years of experience in strategic planning, program management, consulting and business development, focusing on topics such as advanced analytics, cloud computing and AI. With visibility across multiple industries and sectors where the use of AI is growing, he combines this extensive business and technology expertise with a passion for equity and human empowerment.


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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The 2024
Leaders in Responsible AI
Summit ↣

Mission Control AI, Booz Allen Hamilton, and The Intellectual Forum at Jesus College, Cambridge were honored to convene the second annual Leaders in Responsible AI Summit.

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