Dario Amodei is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Anthropic, an Artificial intelligence (AI) safety and research company working to build reliable, interpretable and steerable AI systems.
Previously Dario was Vice President of Research at OpenAI, during which he set the overall research direction at the organisation, led the efforts to build GPT-2 and GPT-3, and led several teams focused on long-term safety research, including how to make AI systems more interpretable and how to embed human preferences and valued in future powerful AI systems. Before working at OpenAI, Dario was a Senior Research Scientist at Google, serving as a deep learning researcher on the Google Brain team, working to extend the capabilities of neutral networks.
Dario completed a PhD in physics at Princeton University, where he worked on statistical mechanics models of neutral circuits as well as developing novel devices for intracellular and extracellular recording. He was a postdoctoral scholar at Stanford University School of Medicine, where he works on applications of mass spectrometry to network models of the cellular proteome as well as to the search for cancer biomarkers.