Back to All Events

The Present and Future of Artificial Intelligence

  • Starr Auditorium, Belfer Building, HKS 79 John F. Kennedy Street Cambridge, MA, 02138 United States (map)

Harvard University Effective Altruism Student Group and the Future Society at Harvard Kennedy School welcome Dr. Jason Matheny, Executive Director of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA). The event is followed by a conversation with Professor Joseph Nye, and a panel discussion with Professor Jim Waldo and Dr. Michael Sulmeyer. There will also be a Q&A session with the audience. 

Dr. Jason Matheny became IARPA's director in 2015, after serving as a program manager, associate office director, and office director. Before IARPA, he worked at Oxford University, the World Bank, the Applied Physics Laboratory, the Center for Biosecurity and Princeton University, and is the co-founder of two biotechnology companies. Dr. Matheny holds a Ph.D. in applied economics from Johns Hopkins University, an M.P.H. from Johns Hopkins University, an M.B.A. from Duke University and a B.A. from the University of Chicago. He received the Intelligence Community's Award for Individual Achievement in Science and Technology.