Eightfold AI
Ethics Council

The Eightfold AI Ethics Council believes that AI can be used for good, mitigating bias and promoting equality throughout the entire talent experience, from acquisition to management. These leaders provide recommendations to Eightfold on how to responsibly use AI throughout our entire Talent Intelligence Platform.

Victoria Lipnic

Victoria Ann Lipnic

Former EEOC Commissioner

An American lawyer and public figure. She served in multiple senior United States government positions. She was Commissioner of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), nominated to two terms by President Barack Obama, 2010 – 2020.)

She served as Chair (Acting) of the EEOC under President Donald J. Trump from 2017 – 2019. Before her appointment to the EEOC, she was Assistant Secretary of Labor under President George W. Bush. The United States Senate confirmed her unanimously to each of these positions.

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Craig Leen

Craig E. Leen

Former OFCCP Director

Craig Leen is an attorney, adjunct professor, and former senior executive, who has served as a public official at the federal and local levels, and also worked in the private sector. Craig was formerly Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs at the U.S. Department of Labor, where he helped enforce federal civil rights requirements, including their impact on artificial intelligence in employment.

Prior to serving at OFCCP, Craig also was formerly City Attorney of Coral Gables, Florida, where he served as the chief ethics officer among other responsibilities.

In addition to serving on Eightfold’s Advisory Board (including on this AI Ethics Council), Craig is a partner at K&L Gates in the Labor, Employment, and Workplace Safety practice group, where he co-leads the OFCCP & Affirmative Action Compliance area of focus. Craig also serves as a Professorial Lecturer in Law at The George Washington University Law School, Vice Chair of the DC Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Chair of the Civil and Human Rights Committee of the Bar Association of the District of Columbia, and as a member of various other boards and committees.

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Roy Wang

Roy Wang

Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Roy is a seasoned business lawyer as well as an AI expert. He has spent his entire legal career advising technology companies on wide-ranging legal issues, from navigating complex commercial transactions and litigation issues to expanding enterprise value through numerous mergers and acquisitions.

Before joining Eightfold, Roy was Associate General Counsel at Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Before that; he was a partner of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He received his J.D. from U.C. Berkeley, and his Ph.D. in machine learning from UIUC.

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Ayisha Piotti

Ayisha Piotti

Managing Partner at RegHorizon,

Director of AI Policy at ETH Zurich

Ayisha is the Managing Partner at the Swiss-based firm RegHorizon and the Director of AI Policy at the Center for Law and Economics of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich).

Ayisha is a strategic alliance builder with a strong business background and extensive experience in Government Affairs, tackling complex regulatory & fiscal challenges through working with politicians, diplomatic missions, international organizations, government ministries, and consumer and business associations.

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