Head of Digitalisation and AI
Dr Sebastian Hallensleben is the Chair of CEN-CENELEC JTC 21 where European AI standards to underpin EU regulation are being developed, and Chair of the Trusted Information working group in the EU StandICT programme. He co-chairs the AI risk and accountability work at OECD and has roles in AI committees at the Council of Europe and UNESCO. Sebastian Hallensleben heads Digitalisation and Artificial Intelligence at VDE Association for Electrical, Electronic and Information Technologies where he is responsible for new product and service development as well as for giving advice and developing frameworks for the German parliament and federal ministries as well as the European Commission. He focuses in particular on AI ethics, on handling the impact of generative AI, building privacy-preserving trust infrastructures as well as characterizing AI quality.