Ethics & AI Specialist de Volksbank | PhD Ethics & AI Erasmus University Rotterdam
Joris Krijger works as an Ethics & AI specialist at the Dutch bank de Volksbank while also holding a PhD position at the Erasmus University Rotterdam on Ethics & AI. He was awarded a Dutch national prize both for his high-tech startup Condi Food (Rabobank Wijffels Innovation Award 2014) as well as for his Philosophy thesis on technology, ethics, and the financial crisis of 2008 (Royal Dutch Society of the Sciences, 2017). He presently works on bridging the gap between principle and practice in AI Ethics by studying the operationalization of ethical principles from an academic and practical perspective. Joris holds positions as a.o. Advisory Board Member at the Frankfurt Big Data Lab, Subject Matter Expert for CertNexus’ ‘Certified Ethical Emerging Technologist’ and Founding Editorial Board Member of Springer Nature’s AI and Ethics Journal.
As the world of finance grows ever more reliant on machine learning for personalizing products, predicting risks, optimizing workflows and detecting fraud, the question of how these systems impact society becomes increasingly more relevant. A pivotal theme in this debate concerns the questions of fairness, bias and non-discrimination. It is evident that we aspire to […]