Jennifer Woodard is the co-founder and CEO of Insikt AI, a deep-tech startup researching applying AI and Machine Learning to unearth hidden insights within large datasets for customers in the government sector for fighting online harms such as disinformation, extremism and hate speech. She is also the co-founder of Dataietica, a non-profit institute created by AI practitioners and researchers in the Security industry who want to fully realise the potential of new technologies for public safety and policing, while addressing the implications such innovations have in terms of ethics, privacy and human rights.
Jennifer is a recognized expert in the application of AI for counterterrorism and a frequent speaker on the topic at high-level events. Most recently she briefed the UN Security Council on the threats and opportunities of AI in the area of online disinformation. She is also frequently called upon to speak on the topic of ethical AI for security and policing in the EU, US and Israel.