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David Van Bruwaene

With the viral success of ChatGPT, companies are urgently integrating new AI systems. While AI is being democratized, oversight professionals need tools to keep pace. Serving this need, Fairly AI offers a groundbreaking AI Compliance Platform that helps organizations mitigate risks associated with their AI systems.

Tell us about yourself?

I have a previous AI startup with a successful exit using AI for online safety. Previously, I studied AI and Ethics in grad school at Cornell and Berkeley. I have long been an advocate for safe AI and have a plan and mission to help usher in the age of AI so that it is to the benefit of everyone.

If you could go back in time a year or two, what piece of advice would you give yourself?

You see where the world is going with AI advancements ahead of others, so believe in yourself and don’t hesitate.

What problem does your business solve?

Allowing compliance professionals to manage policies that apply to the new AI-enabled systems so organizations can quickly and safely bring AI products to market and compete in the new AI economy.

What is the inspiration behind your business?

My experience in research and management for AI projects showed the bottleneck around compliance and the way to address it through automation.

What is your magic sauce?

Managing policies in a compliance-focused platform to verifiable controls that operate at the system level for AI

What is the plan for the next 5 years? What do you want to achieve?

International cross-industry compliance layer for AI enabling efficient operation of the new technology, including managing the supply chain of interconnected AI systems.

What is the biggest challenge you’ve faced so far?

Large complex enterprise engagements have been enlightening and forged us in fire. We’re bringing this to a large market of smaller organizations ready to move.

How can people get involved?

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