Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Marjory S. Blumenthal is a senior fellow and the director of the Technology and International Affairs program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. In her previous position at RAND she had a broad portfolio of work centering on innovation and emerging technologies, including prospects for citizen science, safety for automated vehicles, research ethics, and opportunities and challenges presented by artificial intelligence. Prior to joining RAND, she was executive director of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology within the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, addressing such topics as biosecurity and public health, big data and privacy, R&D needs and associated infrastructure, and how technologies can assist with education, aging, and the evolution of cities. Trends, applications, and impacts of information technology have been a theme in all of her positions, especially her time as the founding executive director of the National Academies' Computer Science and Telecommunications Board.