Lorena Jaume-Palasí

The Ethical Tech Society

Lorena Jaume-Palasí is the founder of The Ethical Tech Society, a fact- and theory based non-profit organization focused on automation and digitization processes with regards to their social relevance. Lorena’s work centers on ethics and legal philosophy. 2017 she was appointed by the Spanish government to the High Level Expert Council on Artificial Intelligence and Big Data and re-appointed on 2020. She is a former member of the EU High Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence. 2018 she was awarded the Theodor Heuss Medal “for her contribution to a differentiated view of algorithms and their mechanisms of action” with the AlgorithmWatch initiative. Lorena is on the Advisory Board of the Goethe Institute as well as the Cyber-Valley initiative and is the Chair of the Advisory Board of the Open University of Catalonia.