Stefan Leijnen

Stefan Leijnen

Professor
Dr. Stefan Leijnen is professor of the research group Intelligent Data Systems. Here he researchers the different applications of artificial intelligence and data-driven innovation.  Human values such as transparancy, trust, creativity and autonomy are a central part of this.

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Currently AI technology rapidly being developed. This has an impact on different organisations, companies and governments. It is of societal importance to steer this development in the right direction and to explore the boundaries of AI, and to record where necessary.

"When intelligent algoritmes know us better than we do ourself, it has huge consequences for the economy, society and our self image"

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Besides his work at the Applied University of Utrecht, Stefan works as freelance speaker and consultant. He is also founder of the Asimov Institute and is advisor at the Dutch AI Coalition. Earlier Stefan worked as CTO at War Child and as researcher at the University of Liverpool, UC Berkeley, Applied University of Amsterdam, Tufts University en University of British Columbia.

Expertises

  • AI Governance
  • Human-centered Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Creativity


Stefan Leijnen

Stefan Leijnen

  • Professor
  • Research group: Intelligent Data Systems