Leaders in AI Technologies

The Eightfold AI Ethics Council

The Eightfold AI team believes AI is uniquely positioned as the enabling technology to minimize bias and promote equality in employment. The Eightfold AI Ethics Council has been formed to make recommendations to the company’s CEO, regarding the execution of responsible AI practices.

Leaders in AI Technologies
Former EEOC Commissioner

Victoria Ann Lipnic

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. Prior to her appointments 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.

Former OFCCP Director

Craig E. Leen

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 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.
General Counsel

Roy Wang

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 issues in commercial transactions and litigation to expanding enterprise value through numerous mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Eightfold, Roy was Associate General Counsel at Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Prior to 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.