Daniel Araya is a CIGI senior fellow, a senior partner with the World Legal Summit, and a consultant and an adviser with a special interest in artificial intelligence, technology policy and governance. At CIGI, his work contributes to research on autonomous systems in global governance and looks specifically at the best ways to mitigate the negative effects of the widespread deployment of new technologies.
Daniel is a regular contributor to various media outlets and organizations such as Forbes, the Brookings Institution, Futurism and Singularity Hub. He has been invited to speak at a number of universities and research centres, including the US Naval Postgraduate School; Harvard University; the American Enterprise Institute; the Center for Global Policy Solutions; Stanford University; the University of Toronto; the University of California, Santa Cruz; and Microsoft Research. His most recent books include Augmented Intelligence: Smart Systems and the Future of Work and Learning (2018) and Smart Cities as Democratic Ecologies (2015). Daniel has a doctorate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.