Director, Max-Planck-Institute for Human Developement
Iyad Rahwan is a director of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, where he founded and directs the Center for Humans & Machines. His work lies at the intersection of computer science and human behavior, with a focus on collective intelligence, large-scale cooperation, and the societal impact of Artificial Intelligence and social media. His interests also lie in the future of work and human-machine cooperation. He demonstrated the world's first human-level strategic cooperation by an AI and innovated new methods to anticipate the potential impact of AI on human labor. Until June 2020, he was an Associate Professor of Media Arts & Sciences at the MIT.