Google Research

Ben Hutchinson


Ben Hutchinson is a Senior Engineer in Google's Research & Machine Intelligence group, working on artificial intelligence, fairness and ethics, in Google's Ethical AI team. His interdisciplinary research includes learning from social sciences to inform the ethical development of AI. In January 2019, he taught a tutorial at FAT* on how the fields of employment and education have approached quantitative measures of fairness, and how their measures relate to and can inform developments in machine learning. Prior to joining Google Research, he spent ten years working on a variety of products such as Google Wave, Google Maps, Knowledge Graph, Google Search, Social Impact, and others. He now uses this experience to work closely with product teams as a consultant on responsible practices and the development of fair machine learning models. He has a PhD in Natural Language Processing from the University of Edinburgh.

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