Meetup #51

Agile AI Ethics: Balancing Short Term Value with Long Term Ethical Outcomes

One of the challenges to the widespread adoption of AI Ethics is not only its integration with MLOps, but the added processes to embed ethical principles will slow and impede Innovation. I will discuss ways in which DS and ML teams can adopt Agile practices for Responsible AI.


Agile methods of adopting AI Ethical processes

In this episode

Pamela  Jasper

Pamela Jasper

AI Ethicist, Founder, Jasper Consulting Inc.

Pamela M. Jasper, PMP is a global financial services technology leader with over 30 years of experience developing front office capital markets trading and quantitative risk management systems for investment banks and exchanges in NY, Tokyo, London, and Frankfurt. Pamela developed a proprietary Credit Derivative trading system for Deutsche Bank and a quantitative market risk VaR system for Nomura. Pamela is the CEO of Jasper Consulting Inc, a consulting firm through which she provides advisory and audit services for AI Ethics governance. Based on her experience as a software developer, auditor and model risk program manager, Pamela created an AI Ethics governance framework called FAIR – Framework for AI Risk which was presented at the NeurIPS 2020 AI conference. Pamela is available as an Advisor, Auditor and Keynote Speaker on AI Ethics Governance. She is a member of BlackInAI, The Professional Risk Managers Industry Association, Global Association of Risk Managers and ForHumanity.


Demetrios Brinkmann

Demetrios Brinkmann


Demetrios is one of the main organizers of the MLOps community and currently resides in a small town outside Frankfurt, Germany. He is an avid traveller who taught English as a second language to see the world and learn about new cultures. Demetrios fell into the Machine Learning Operations world, and since, has interviewed the leading names around MLOps, Data Science, and ML. Since diving into the nitty-gritty of Machine Learning Operations he felt a strong calling to explore the ethical issues surrounding ML. When he is not conducting interviews you can find him making stone stacking with his daughter in the woods or playing the ukulele by the campfire.