Wendell Wallach
United States

Chair, Technology and Ethics Studies, Yale University Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics

Wendell Wallach is a scholar, consultant, and author at Yale University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, where he has chaired Technology and Ethics studies for the past twelve years.  He is also senior advisor to The Hastings Center and a fellow at The Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law (ASU).

His latest book, a primer on emerging technologies, is entitled, A Dangerous Master: How to keep technology from slipping beyond our control.  In addition, he co-authored (with Colin Allen) Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right From Wrong.  He received the World Technology Award for Ethics in 2014 and for Journalism and Media (2015), as well as a Fulbright Research Chair at the University of Ottawa (2015–2016). The World Economic Forum appointed Wendell Wallach co-chair of its Global Future Council on Technology, Values, and Policy (2016–2018).