Michal Kosinski, PhD Keynote Speaker

  • Associate Professor at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business
  • Acclaimed academic & groundbreaking researcher in the fields of AI, Tech, Big Data & Psychology
  • Leading Expert on the study of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its Societal and Organizational Impact

Michal Kosinski, PhD's Biography

AI expert speaker, Michal Kosinski, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, where he engages in groundbreaking research on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Large Language Models, and Psychology.

Professor Kosinski is an acclaimed academic, public speaker, author, and a leading public intellectual. He has shared the stage with Elon Musk, Ray Kurzweil, Ed Snowden, and Max Tegmark. He published popular op-eds in The New York Times, Financial Times, and The Guardian, and regularly appears in documentaries and on major media outlets, such as CNN, CBS, NewsNation, and Fox News.

Kosinski is among the Top 1% of the highly cited scholars with over 100 scholarly contributions. He co-authored Handbook of Social Psychology and Modern Psychometrics, two popular textbooks, and has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers in prominent journals such as Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Nature Computational Science, and Machine Learning which have been cited over 22,000 times.

His research has inspired a cover of The Economist, a 2014 theatre production titled “Privacy,” several TED talks, and a video game. It has been featured in thousands of press articles, books, podcasts, and documentaries.

Kosinski was behind the first press article warning against Cambridge Analytica. His research exposed the privacy risks they exploited and assessed the effectiveness of their methods. His role has been detailed in Steven Levy’s insightful book Facebook: The Inside Story and Sander van der Linden’s article, Weapons of Mass Persuasion.

He earned his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Cambridge and holds master’s degrees in both psychometrics and social psychology. Before joining Stanford, Kosinski was a post-doctoral scholar in Stanford’s Computer Science Department, the Deputy Director of the University of Cambridge Psychometrics Centre, and a researcher in Microsoft Research’s Machine Learning Group.

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Michal Kosinski, PhD's Speaking Topics

  • Navigating the AI Revolution: Impacts on Organizations, Societies, and Individuals

Artificial Intelligence (AI), particularly Large Language Models (LLMs), has made significant strides in recent years, transforming the way we live and work. This talk delves into the wide-ranging implications of AI for modern leaders, organizations, societies, and individuals. By understanding the capabilities and limitations of these advanced models, leaders can harness their potential for decision-making, creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving. We will address critical questions surrounding the ethical, economic, and social aspects of LLMs and AI, exploring their impact on the workforce, privacy, accountability, and the future of human-AI interactions. Join us for an engaging and thought-provoking discussion on navigating the AI revolution and shaping a better future for all stakeholders.

  • Harnessing the Power of Artificial Intelligence to Improve Decision-Making

Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly used to make decisions affecting individuals, societies, and organizations. Modern leaders need to understand the opportunities and challenges related to AI's growing importance. In this talk, we will discuss a number of important and timely questions pertaining to AI: How does it work? What is fueling its growing popularity? How is it transforming industries and business models? Can it be creative? Can it make fair decisions? Can AI decisions be interpreted? When is AI better than human decision makers? When will AI take over the world?

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Videos of Michal Kosinski, PhD

Navigating the AI Revolution: Michal Konsinski's talk at Jakarta Intercultural School
Navigating the AI Revolution: Michal Konsinski's talk at Jakarta Intercultural School
Do Facebook Likes Predict Personality?
Do Facebook Likes Predict Personality?
Rabbit Hole: PNAS 2015 - Facebook Likes
Rabbit Hole: PNAS 2015 - Facebook Likes
End of privacy | Michał Kosiński | TEDxDługaSt
End of privacy | Michał Kosiński | TEDxDługaSt
Talk: Spontaneous Emergence of Theory of Mind in Large Language Models
Talk: Spontaneous Emergence of Theory of Mind in Large Language Models
Science behind Personality AI
Science behind Personality AI

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