Accenture announced that it has become an inaugural member of the Corporate Affiliate Program at Stanford Institute for human-centered artificial intelligence (HAI). The center focuses on building a responsible AI-driven future and will help Accenture advance its commitment to the domain.
The HAI Corporate Affiliate Program will provide opportunities for member companies to work closely with Stanford faculty and students to find solutions compatible with AI, policy, industry, and education.
Fei-Fei Li, co-director of the institute, said, “I’m particularly looking forward to seeing the fruit of the AI research projects envisioned and engaging Accenture’s ecosystem in HAI’s critical mission relating to education and human-centered AI.”
Accenture is a global cloud and technology leader who embraces the power of change and works to add value in more than 40 industries in over 120 countries. With almost 721,000 people onboard, it offers unmatched experience, strategy, and consulting services via its network of advanced technology and intelligent operations centers.
With HAI membership at Stanford, it will sponsor a number of academic research initiatives focusing on AI trust and safety in the first year of the program. Additionally, it will collaborate with graduate students at the beginning of Stanford’s winter term to conduct ethical AI-focused research.