Ahmad Thomas, CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG), today called on leaders in Congress to move swiftly to avert a shutdown of the federal government.
According to new research from the Pew Research Center, the American public wants to reap the benefits of AI but is cautious about embracing it until they learn more. That’s one reason why the Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG) has put together our Responsible AI working group and are engaging with lawmakers in Sacramento and Washington, DC as they think through legislative approaches.
The new Executive Order on Responsible AI issued by California Governor Newsom represents an important step forward in strengthening California’s global competitive edge, noted SVLG CEO Ahmad Thomas today.
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s Responsible AI Working Group met with state assembly members, senators and legislative staff representing diverse regions across California to discuss the state of Artificial Intelligence, private sector use cases, and potential applications in government operations.
2023 has been a year filled with innovations and incredible transformation in Silicon Valley. From the exponential growth of AI to advancements in healthcare and the continued progress of autonomous vehicle technologies, our region’s innovation economy is powering the next era of growth, both in California and around the globe. To explore these changes and …
SVLG CEO Ahmad Thomas applauded the agreement between the White House and leading Silicon Valley companies on the responsible deployment of artificial intelligence (AI).
SVLG CEO Ahmad Thomas criticized the recent Supreme Court ruling against the use of race as a criterion for higher education admissions — rolling back long-standing precedents that permitted affirmative-action programs.
Governor Newsom and Legislative leaders reached a budget agreement, which SVLG CEO Ahmad Thomas applauded as essential to strengthen California’s competitiveness, support innovation and accelerate progress on California’s ambitious climate goals.
As the leading organization representing the innovation economy and its ecosystem, SVLG supports the Governor’s proposals to streamline CEQA. These clean infrastructure projects – like water, clean transportation projects like Zero Emission Vehicle charging infrastructure and rail upgrades, clean energy and semiconductor or microelectronic research and development facilities – will promote jobs, strengthen California’s competitiveness, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The proposed reforms are essential to position California to compete not only for federal dollars but also private-sector investments at a time of great economic volatility and uncertainty.
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG) – the leading business association representing the innovation economy and its ecosystem – today announced a new working group co-chaired by member companies Google and Johnson & Johnson focused on the responsible use of artificial intelligence by the technology industry.
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