Comparison of organizations for 2019

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GiveWell

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Person Title Start date End date AI safety relation Subject Employment type Source Notes
Tom Rutledge Board Chair 2019-04-02 board member [1]
Brigid Slipka Board member 2013-05-01 2019-04-02 board member [2]
Rob Reich Board member 2014-01-01 2019-04-02 board member [3]
Natalie Crispin Senior Research Analyst 2015-02-27 2019-04-10 full-time [4]
Natalie Crispin Senior Research Manager 2019-04-10 full-time
Tim Ogden Board Vice-Chair 2016-06-28 2019-04-02 board member [5]
Tim Ogden Interim Chair 2019-04-02 board member
Andrew Martin Research Analyst 2015-08-01 2019-04-10 full-time [6]
Andrew Martin Senior Research Analyst 2019-04-10 full-time
Josh Rosenberg Senior Research Analyst 2015-08-01 2019-04-10 full-time [6]
Josh Rosenberg Senior Research Manager 2019-04-10 full-time
Claire Wang Content Editor 2019-01-01 2019-04-09 full-time
Tracy Williams Research Analyst, Outreach Focus 2018-07-05 2019-04-10 full-time [7]
Tracy Williams Senior Research Analyst, Outreach Focus 2019-04-10 full-time
Andrew Nevarez Administrative Assistant 2016-04-01 2019-04-09 full-time [8] Some previous snapshots say he joined in March 2016.
James Snowden Research Consultant 2017-03-01 2019-05-11 [9] The “Other contributors” section to the page is added in September 2017, but the position started earlier as clarified in his bio.
James Snowden Senior Research Analyst 2019-05-11 full-time
Catherine Hollander Research Analyst, outreach focus 2016-12-01 2019-04-10 full-time [10]
Catherine Hollander Senior Research Analyst, Outreach Focus 2019-04-10 full-time
Grace Hultquist Content Editor 2018-09-01 2019-05-01 full-time [11]
Grace Hultquist Research Analyst 2019-05-01 full-time
Marinella Capriati Research Consultant 2019-02-14
Stephanie Stojanovic Major Gifts Officer 2019-04-01 full-time
Tom Sittler Research Analyst 2019-05-11 full-time
Michael Eddy Senior Advisor 2019-06-18 full-time

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Open Philanthropy Project

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Person Title Start date End date AI safety relation Subject Employment type Source Notes
Nicole Ross Research Analyst 2017-03-18 2019-03-11 full-time [12], [13]
Bastian Stern Research Analyst 2018-11-05 2019-03-11 full-time [14], [13]
Holden Karnofsky Executive Director 2016-01-11 2019-03-11 full-time [15], [13]
Ajeya Cotra Research Analyst 2016-08-24 2019-03-11 full-time [16], [13]
Michelle Crentsil Senior Associate, Criminal Justice Reform 2018-09-05 2019-03-11 full-time [17], [13]
Morgan Davis Deputy Director of Operations 2018-06-05 2019-03-11 full-time [18], [13]
Anya Grenier Grants Associate 2018-06-20 2019-03-11 full-time [19], [13]
Amanda Hungerford Senior Associate, Farm Animal Welfare 2018-04-06 2019-03-11 full-time [20], [13]
Holden Karnofsky Chief Executive Officer 2019-03-11 full-time [13]
Hannah Aldern Operations Associate 2019-03-11 full-time [13]
Joseph Carlsmith Research Analyst 2019-03-11 full-time [13]
Ajeya Cotra Senior Research Analyst 2019-03-11 full-time [13]
Michelle Crentsil Senior Program Associate, Criminal Justice Reform 2019-03-11 full-time [13]
Morgan Davis Evaluation Officer 2019-03-11 full-time [13]
Persis Eskander Researcher, Farm Animal Welfare 2019-03-11 full-time [13]
Kathleen Finlinson Research Analyst 2019-03-11 full-time [13]
Allison Gordon Operations Associate 2019-03-11 full-time [13]
Anya Grenier Operations Associate 2019-03-11 full-time [13]
Amanda Hungerford Senior Program Associate, Farm Animal Welfare 2019-03-11 full-time [13]
Catherine Olsson Senior Program Associate, Potential Risks from Advanced Artificial Intelligence 2019-03-11 full-time [13]
Jacob Trefethen Research Analyst 2019-03-11 full-time [13]
Povneet Dhillon Grants Associate 2019-04-28 full-time [21]
Leena Jones Grants Associate 2019-04-28 full-time [21]
Kira Maker Operations Associate 2019-04-28 full-time [21]

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Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative

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Person Title Start date End date AI safety relation Subject Employment type Source Notes
Rebecca Raible Program Manager: Grants and Awards 2019-06-20 GCR organization part-time
Kyle Scott Project Manager 2017-10-01 2019-04-16 GCR organization [22], [23]
Kyle Scott Operations Manager 2019-04-16 GCR organization
Colleen Gleason Operations & Finance Manager 2018-03-21 2019-03-02 position general full-time [24]
Qiaochu Yuan Board secretary 2017-02-01 2019-01-04 position board member [25], [26]
Alex Flint Board secretary 2019-01-04 position board member
Sofia Davis-Fogel Project Manager 2019-04-23 position full-time

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Name Creation date Description

OpenAI

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Person Title Start date End date AI safety relation Subject Employment type Source Notes
Szymon Sidor Rapid Lead 2018-04-01 2019-02-01 AGI organization [27]
Szymon Sidor Member of Technical Staff 2019-03-01 AGI organization [27]
Alex Nichol Member of Technical Staff 2017-09-01 2019-01-01 AGI organization [28]
Diane Yoon Operations Manager 2018-03-01 2019-03-01 AGI organization [29], [30]
Diane Yoon Human resources director 2019-04-01 AGI organization [30]
Danny Hernandez Research Scientist 2019-02-01 AGI organization [31], [32] measures and forecasts AI progress
Christina Hendrickson Recruiting and Programs 2019-02-01 AGI organization [33]
Lei Zhang Research Fellow 2018-10-01 2019-04-01 AGI organization [34], [35] Robotics team
Lei Zhang Research Scientist 2019-04-01 AGI organization [34]
Karson Elmgren Member of Recruiting Staff 2019-03-01 AGI organization [36]
Nikolas Tezak OpenAI Fellow 2019-03-01 AGI organization intern [37]
Fatma Tarlaci OpenAI Scholar 2019-02-01 2019-05-01 AGI organization [38], [39]
Jonathan Michaux OpenAI Scholar 2019-02-01 2019-05-01 AGI organization [38], [39]
Nancy Otero OpenAI Scholar 2019-02-01 2019-05-01 AGI organization [38], [39], [40]
Elynn Chen OpenAI Scholar 2019-02-01 2019-05-01 AGI organization [38], [39]
Helen (Mengxin) Ji OpenAI Scholar 2019-02-01 2019-05-01 AGI organization [38], [39], [41]
Yuhao Wan OpenAI Scholar 2019-02-01 2019-05-01 AGI organization [38], [39]
Janet Brown OpenAI Scholar 2019-02-01 2019-05-01 AGI organization [38], [39]
Edgar Barraza OpenAI Scholar 2019-02-01 2019-05-01 AGI organization [38], [39]
Bianca Martin Project and Executive Support 2019-01-01 AGI organization [42]
Mor Katz OpenAI Fellow 2019-03-01 position [43], [44] Works on the Safety Team, with a project focused on Debate
Maxim Sokolov Researcher Engineer 2019-02-01 AGI organization full-time [45]
Jerry Tworek Member of Technical Staff 2019-03-01 AGI organization full-time [46]
Ilge Akkaya Member of Technical Staff, Robotics Team 2019-03-01 AGI organization full-time [47]
Alex Paino Member of Technical Staff, Robotics Team 2019-03-01 AGI organization full-time [48]
Jacob Hilton OpenAI Fellow 2018-10-01 2019-04-01 AGI organization [35] Reinforcement learning team
Todor Markov Machine Learning Fellow 2018-10-01 2019-04-01 AGI organization [49], [35] In the Multiagent team
Jacob Hilton OpenAI Fellow 2018-10-01 2019-04-01 AGI organization [35] Algorithms team
Mikhail Pavlov OpenAI Fellow 2018-10-01 2019-04-01 AGI organization [35] Hardware team
Ben Chess Infrastructure 2019-01-01 AGI organization [50]
Maciej Chociej Member of Technical Staff 2017-11-01 2019-06-01 AGI organization [51], [52]
Kaleo Hao Research Contributor 2018-02-01 2019-05-01 AGI organization [53]
Michał Staniszewski Robotics Contractor 2018-08-01 2019-04-01 AGI organization [54]

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Name Creation date Description

AI Impacts

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Person Title Start date End date AI safety relation Subject Employment type Source Notes
Finan Adamson 2019-02-05 position background [55]
Connor Flexman 2019-02-12 position background [56]
Tegan McCaslin 2018-04-24 2019-02-02 position background [57], [58]
Daniel Kokotajlo 2019-02-02 position background [58]
Ronja Lutz 2019-03-12 2019-06-28 position background [59], [60]
Rick Korzekwa 2019-03-27 position background [61]
Asya Bergal 2019-06-28 position background [60]

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Name Creation date Description

Center for Applied Rationality

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Person Title Start date End date AI safety relation Subject Employment type Source Notes
Duncan Sabien Curriculum Advisor 2018-10-17 2019-05-05 contractor [62]
Stephanie Zolayvar Adjunct Instructor 2019-05-05 [63], [64]
Brienne Strohl Research and Instructor 2019-04-05 position
Xavier Prospero Admin Support 2019-04-29 position

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