Léa Steinacker

AI & Tech Ethics Visionary, advocating for sustainable, inclusive technological advancement & diversity in AI development

Dr. Léa Steinacker is a distinguished social scientist, author, and entrepreneur, celebrated for her critical examination of technology's interaction with society and the environment. Her extensive research spans artificial intelligence, facial recognition, and quantum computing, establishing her as a leading voice in tech ethics and sustainable innovation. Through her co-founded venture, ada Learning, Steinacker champions organizational change, emphasizing diversity and inclusion in tech development.

With a background in leading innovation at Germany's WirtschaftsWoche and contributing to social justice initiatives globally, Steinacker's commitment to ethical technology and social equity has earned her recognition as a Forbes 30 Under 30 leader and a BCG Thought Leader. As a lecturer at the University of St. Gallen, she educates future leaders on the societal and economic impacts of AI, fostering a responsible approach to technological advancement.

Her forthcoming book, co-authored with Prof. Dr. Miriam Meckel, delves into the transformative power of AI and its potential for societal benefit, reflecting her deep commitment to integrating ethical considerations and inclusivity in tech development. Steinacker's presentations offer profound insights into emerging technologies' ethical, societal, and business implications, providing a roadmap for integrating these practices into core business strategies for a more equitable and sustainable future​.

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