Ayanna Howard, Ph.D. is the Linda J. and Mark C. Smith Professor and Chair of the School of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She is also the Chief Technology Officer of Zyrobotics. Dr. Howard’s career focus is on intelligent technologies that must adapt to and function within a human-centered world. Her work encompasses advancements in artificial intelligence (AI), assistive technologies, and robotics. Dr. Howard recently spoke at the IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit on ethics in AI.