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DataRobot’s Global AI Ethicist Receives VentureBeat’s Women in AI Award for Responsibility and Ethics

July 16, 2021

Dr. Haniyeh Mahmoudian recognized for her work with Trusted AI

July 16, 2021 — BOSTON, MA — DataRobot, the leader in Augmented Intelligence, today announced DataRobot’s Global AI Ethicist, Haniyeh Mahmoudian, Ph.D. received VentureBeat’s Responsibility and Ethics Award as part of the Women in AI Innovation Awards. 

Dr. Mahmoudian is recognized for her pivotal role in implementing bias and fairness testing and mitigation in the DataRobot AI platform. VentureBeat’s Women in AI Awards recognizes women who are leaders in Artificial Intelligence.

“I am honored to have my work in Trusted AI recognized and to receive the Responsibility and Ethics Award from VentureBeat,” said Dr. Mahmoudian. “I hope this recognition shines a light both on the need for ethical, explainable and equitable AI, as well as the need for more women in the most dynamic part of the technology sector — AI.  Congratulations to all other extraordinary female leaders nominated for the award this year.”

An astrophysicist turned data scientist, Dr. Mahmoudian leads the Applied AI Ethics Team at DataRobot with a focus on bias and fairness, privacy, governance, and ethics in AI and ML. 

“Haniyeh has worked tirelessly to ensure that diversity, transparency and fairness are represented in AI,” says Ted Kwartler, VP of Trusted AI at DataRobot. “As an exemplary female leader pushing the boundaries in tech and AI, Haniyeh has encouraged and challenged DataRobot to refine our efforts to ensure that AI is both explainable and ethical.” 

DataRobot’s product manager, Catherine Bozhenko, was nominated for VentureBeat’s Rising Star award. This exciting nomination further positions DataRobot’s diverse experts as leaders in the field. 

About DataRobot  

DataRobot is the leader in Augmented Intelligence, delivering trusted AI technology and enablement services to global enterprises competing in today’s Intelligence Revolution. DataRobot’s enterprise AI platform democratizes data science with end-to-end automation for building, deploying, and managing machine learning models. This platform maximizes business value by delivering AI at scale and continuously optimizing performance over time. The company’s proven combination of cutting-edge software and world-class AI implementation, training, and support services, empowers any organization – regardless of size, industry, or resources – to drive better business outcomes with AI.  

DataRobot has offices across the globe and funding from some of the world’s best investing firms including Alliance Bernstein, Altimeter, B Capital Group, Cisco, Citi Ventures, ClearBridge,  DFJ Growth, Geodesic Capital, Glynn Capital, Intel Capital, Meritech, NEA, Salesforce Ventures, Sands Capital, Sapphire Ventures, Silver Lake Waterman, Snowflake Ventures, Tiger Global, T. Rowe Price, and World Innovation Lab. DataRobot was named to the Forbes 2020 Cloud 100 list and the Forbes 2019, 2020, and 2021 Most Promising AI Companies lists, and was named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Advanced Machine Learning Software Platforms Vendor Assessment. For more information visit https://www.datarobot.com/, and join the conversation on the DataRobot CommunityMore Intelligent Tomorrow podcastTwitter, and LinkedIn


Stephanie Rogers


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