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Will US Federal Agencies Appoint Chief AI Officers?

Will US Federal Agencies Appoint Chief AI Officers?

June 2024

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An article appearing in the ExecutiveGov publication includes the following details:

If enacted, the bill would also require every agency to develop an AI strategy and hold agency heads accountable for ensuring responsible AI research and development at their organizations.

“Artificial intelligence is poised to have a profound impact on how the government carries out its mission,” Connolly said. “The federal government needs dedicated leadership to manage the potential disruption, risks, and promise of AI.”

“Codifying consistency in AI oversight, usage, and development across government agencies would aid coordination between agencies and ensure government is operating in lockstep in these areas,” Garbarino said.