Today, The Alan Turing Institute announced the appointment of Dr. Adrian Weller as Programme Director for Artificial Intelligence. The Institute, named in honor of Alan Turing and based in London, aims to make great leaps in data science research in order to change the world for the better. His role will enable the Institute to continue its drive towards promoting both AI innovation and ethics.

Adrian has extensive experience in AI, its commercial applications and how it may be used to benefit society. He has advised numerous companies on applying AI and held senior roles in the financial sector. In addition to his position as a Turing Fellow, Adrian is a Senior Research Fellow in the Machine Learning Group at the University of Cambridge, and at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence. He received a PhD in computer science from Columbia University, and a degree in mathematics from Trinity College, Cambridge.

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