Stephanie Hare is the author of “Technology Is Not Neutral: A short guide to technology ethics”. Former Principal Director of Accenture, she was selected for the BBC Expert Women programme. Researching on technology, politics, history and the world of work, Stephanie is a leader on topics like technology, data ethics, AI, cyber security, the metaverse, web3, and sustainability.
Highly educated, Stephanie achieved her BA in Liberal Arts and Sciences from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, MSc in Theory and History of International Relations from LSE and a PhD in International History from LSE as well. She began her career as an IT and Strategy Consultant at Accenture and later became the Senior Analyst for Oxford Analytica. In 2015, Stephanie joined as the Deployment Strategist for Palantir Technologies and later returned as the Principal Director at Accenture.
In 2022, Stephanie published her book “Technology is Not Neutral” which was named by Financial Times as one of the ‘best books of summer in 2022’. It asks the pertinent question- how we can create and use tools and technologies to maximise benefits and minimise harms to society. She also contributes to the Financial Times, The Washington Post, the Guardian/Observer, the Harvard Business Review, WIRED and Project Syndicate.
Along with being a technology, artificial intelligence, data ethics, metaverse, and cybersecurity expert, Stephanie is an experienced speaker and event MC, and coordinator too. She has worked with industry leaders such as KPMG, IKEA, LEGO, BAE Systems, Citywire, the Royal Society, the Vodafone Institute, SOLACE, Fujitsu, Vistage, the Internet of Things Alliance Australia, the Data Lab, and the Alan Turing Institute. Stephanie Hare is now available to hire for a wide range of technology and AI-related events where she reiterates the importance of ethics in AI. Enquire today!