Partnership on AI
Head of AI, Labor and the Economy
Katya Klinova is the Head of AI, Labor and the Economy at the Partnership on AI where her work focuses on designing mechanisms for steering AI progress towards expansion of access to good jobs and improving working conditions along the AI supply chain. In this role, she oversees flagship multistakeholder programs including the AI and Shared Prosperity Initiative. Prior to PAI, Katya’s graduate research examined the potential impact of AI advancement on the economic growth prospects of low- and middle-income countries. She worked at the UN Executive Office of the Secretary-General on preparing the launch of the Secretary General’s Strategy for New Technology, and at Google where she led the design and execution of product growth strategies for Google’s early AI-enabled services. Katya holds an MPA in International Development from Harvard University, and an M.Sc. in Networks and Data Science from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Her work and commentary has been published by ACM/AAAI, Oxford University Press, MIT Technology Review, the OECD, and others.