The members of the AI Council includes various political figures such as the British Prime Minister Theresa May, Canadian Federal Minister for Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains, the South African Minister of Science and Technology Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, and large numbers of academic experts such as Canadian computer scientist Yoshua Bengio, Stanford University Professor Dr. Li Feifei, and dean of the National Finance Research Institute of Tsinghua University Zhu Min.
“Artificial Intelligence brings great benefits. But people are now facing new challenges, such as ethical issues with AI, personal data protection, and replacement of human job posts. The AI Council is committed to helping people solve this problem,” said Lee during his speech.
The 2019 World Economic Forum kicked off on Jan. 22 in the Swiss town of Davos and runs until the Jan. 25. Every year the forum gathers around 2,500 top business leaders, international political leaders, economists, celebrities, and journalists to discuss the most pressing issues facing the world.