Susan Gonzales, CEO of AIandYou
Susan Gonzales, CEO, brings over 20 years of experience in technology, community outreach, and policy to AIandYou. She currently serves as a member of the Global Futures Council for the World Economic Forum serving as a leader for equity and inclusion in artificial intelligence.
Susan spent most of her career in policy, communications, and community engagement roles for Fortune 500 companies. Most recently, Susan created and led community engagement for Meta (formerly Facebook), where she managed a strategic network of global diverse advocacy organizations and educated influencers about tech policy. Susan launched AIandYou when she identified the chasm between today’s AI ecosystem and marginalized communities. Susan created AIandYou to reach the non-scientist and educate them about artificial intelligence. She is committed to creating equity in the AI ecosystem by educating and engaging marginalized communities about AI and its impact on everyday lives. She
Previously, Susan worked in policy for Comcast and created an outreach network of communities of color and other marginalized communities. Susan has spent most of her career focused on engaging communities of color around policy issues. She brings a unique perspective from Washington, D.C. corporate policy and the tech sector in Silicon Valley.
Susan led the first global town hall discussing AI and Diversity at Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) Montreal, the largest annual global gathering of AI leaders. She was joined by the leaders of LatinX in AI, Black in AI, Women in Machine Learning (WiML) and Queer in AI.
Susan currently serves as Diversity and Inclusion Advisor to The World Economic Forum Global AI Alliance for AI Governance. She also serves as Board member to Equal AI.
Susan also serves as Advisor Board Member to the Dave Goldberg and Sheryl Sandberg Foundation, the Eva Longoria Foundation, and co-founder of The Latina Collective. Susan served as Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI). She also served as Vice Chair of the U.S. Commission for the American Latino Museum. Susan resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.