Dr. Oren Etzioni has served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Allen Institute for AI (AI2) since its inception in 2014. He is Professor Emeritus, University of Washington and a Venture Partner at the Madrona Venture Group since 2000. He has garnered several awards, including Seattle’s Geek of the Year (2013), the Robert Engelmore Memorial Award (2007), the IJCAI Distinguished Paper Award (2005), AAAI Fellow (2003), and a National Young Investigator Award (1993). He has been the founder/co-founder of several companies, including Farecast (sold to Microsoft in 2008) and Decide (sold to eBay in 2013). He has written commentary on AI for The New York Times, Nature, Wired, and the MIT Technology Review. He helped pioneer meta-search (1994), online comparison shopping (1996), machine reading (2006), and Open Information Extraction (2007). He has authored over 100 technical papers that have garnered over 2,000 highly influential citations on Semantic Scholar. He received his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon in 1991 and his B.A. from Harvard in 1986.
|HAI Co-Director Fei-Fei Li named to National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource Task Force|
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Science Foundation have announced the newly formed National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource Task Force, which will write the road map for expanding access to critical resources and educational tools that will spur AI innovation and economic prosperity nationwide. Fei-Fei Li is one of the 12 Task Force members.