Chairman, Michael Witbrock. Michael co-founded the AI for Good Foundation and serves on its Board of Directors. Michael received his PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University, and currently is Head of the AI Foundations Lab at IBM TJ Watson Research Center. Michael was Vice President for Research at Cycorp, and CEO at Cycorp Europe, where he led research in automated knowledge acquisition from text and dialogue, automated reasoning, and intelligent human-computer interaction. Prior to that he was Principal Scientist at Terra Lycos, a research scientist at Just Systems Pittsburgh Research Center, and a systems scientist at Carnegie Mellon on the Informedia spoken and video document information retrieval project.