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Manuela Veloso, PhD

Board of Governors

Head of Artificial Intelligence Research, J.P. Morgan

Manuela M. Veloso is the Head of J.P. Morgan AI Research, which pursues fundamental research in areas of core relevance to financial services, including data mining and cryptography, machine learning, explainability, and human–AI interaction. J.P. Morgan AI Research partners with applied data analytics teams across the firm as well as with leading academic institutions globally.

Veloso was named a Carnegie Mellon University Professor in 2014, the highest academic accolade bestowed by the university, and holds the Herbert A. Simon Chair in computer science. She has been honored as an Einstein Chair Professor by the Chinese Academy of Sciences. She is a past president of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) and of the RoboCup Federation. She is a fellow of the AAAI, IEEE, the Association for Computing Machinery, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.