Alka Patel

JAIC creates new position for ‘AI assurance’


Jane Pinelis will be the JAIC's new chief of "AI assurance" on a part-time basis.

Former Department of Defense head of AI ethics joins Comcast


Alka Patel says in a LinkedIn post she has started a position as vice president for government and external affairs at Comcast.

JAIC chief wants AI progress to be ‘slow and incremental’


The Joint AI Center wants to approach problems incrementally so it can build solutions that can be broadly applied across the military.

The Daily Scoop Podcast: October 6, 2021


On the latest episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, Michael Peckham, CFO, HHS Program Support Center, Kathy Conrad, Director, Digital Government, Accenture Federal Services and Ronald Sanders, Staff Director, The Florida Center for Cybersecurity, University of South Florida.

DOD’s AI ethics lead Alka Patel departs


Alka Patel has led development of the Department of Defense's AI ethics policy since February 2020.

How the DOD is developing its AI ethics guidance


"Frankly, it is all part of our jobs," the JAIC's head of AI ethics policy told FedScoop in her first interview.