We’re here to help with questions about:

  • Responsible AI
  • Machine Bias
  • Ethics-based Design
  • R&D Ethics Review
  • Organizational culture, values, and principles
  • Locating Academic talent and expertise

Meeting Leadership & Consensus Building

We help your organization identify critical ethics decision points. Our expertise in consensus building and ethical decision making facilitates efficient, forward-looking consensus on issues important to your future.

Engaged Research

We provide academic quality research on any topic relevant to your decision-making processes. Our experienced research team will provide you with valuable insights into potential clients and partners, developing ethical standards in emerging fields of technology, and industry-wide best practices for ethics.

Internal Processes & Stable Governance

We don’t offer traditional public relations or compliance services. We provide clients with the tools and procedures necessary to make consistent, thoughtful and aspirational decisions that will shape their products and public identity for the better.

Jacob Metcalf, PhD

PhD in Philosophy, University of California, Santa Cruz

Expertise: Data Ethics, Ethics Review Practices, Bioethics, and Sociology of Science and Technology

Benjamin R Roome, PhD

PhD in Philosophy, University of California, Santa Cruz

Expertise: Data Ethics, Ethics Review Practices, Bioethics, and Sociology of Science and Technology

RSS Twitter

  • @naz_erkan Ayşe Naz Erkan April 17, 2019
    Great talk today at @twitter HQ by @undersequoias as part of our Machine Learning Ethics series. How to concretely apply ethics is one of the biggest open problems in Silicon Valley today. Jake provided a systematic outline of the existing issues and how they are interrelated.https://twitter.com/rabarretom/status/1118630630441402368 …
  • @ShannonVallor Shannon Vallor April 14, 2019
    Unless we strengthen int’l human rights protections against such uses of AI, this is only the beginning (and not only in China)https://twitter.com/paulmozur/status/1117468889007435777 …
  • @ethicalresolve Ethical Resolve April 12, 2019
    “Consider what it actually means to govern technology effectively and justly.” Our own Jake Metcalf (@undersequoias) weighs in on what companies who want to do real #dataethics and #AIethics need to be thinking about. https://buff.ly/2CZf0Za  #actualethicistspic.twitter.com/QwtmvQCnAF
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