Wendell Wallach

Wendell Wallach

Keynote Speaker: Chair Technology and Ethics Research Group at Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics

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Wendell Wallach Biography

Wendell Wallach is a consultant, ethicist, and scholar at Yale University's Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, and a senior advisor to The Hastings Center. He is also the Carnegie-Uehiro Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, a fellow at the Center for Law, Science & Innovation at the Sandra Day O'Connor School of Law (Arizona State University) and a fellow at the Institute for Ethics & Emerging Technology. At Yale Wallach chaired the Center's working research group on Technology and Ethics for twelve years, and stepped down from that role in 2019.

Wendell Wallach's latest book A Dangerous Master: How to keep technology from slipping beyond our control was published by BASIC Books in June 2015. He also co-authored (with Colin Allen, Indiana University) Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right From Wrong (Oxford University Press), which mapped the then new field of enquiry variously called machine ethics, machine morality, computational morality, or friendly AI. In addition, Wendell is series editor for the eight Volume Library of Essays on the Ethics of Emerging Technology, which was published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group in 2017. He has also authored dozens of article in professional journals.

Wallach has an international reputation as an expert on the ethical and governance challenges posed by emerging technologies, particularly artificial intelligence and neuroscience. He was featured along with Honda's Asimov in the award-winning short film Living with Robots, and has been interviewed and quoted often in leading news media including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and BBC News. He has also been interviewed on MSNBC, FOX, the FOX Business Channel, PBS and countless national and local radio shows. He received the World Technology Network award for Ethics in 2014 and for Journalism and Media in 2015, as well as a Fulbright Research Chair at the University of Ottawa for 2015-2016. The World Economic Forum (WEF) appointed Wallach co-chair of its Global Future Council on Technology, Values, and Policy for the 2016-2018 term. Presently he serves on the WEF AI Council.

The 1st International Congress for Governance of AI, for which Wallach was lead organizer, was scheduled to be hosted by the City of Prague in April 2020. However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic it was rescheduled two times and then transitioned to an online event for winter/spring 2021. During the pandemic, Wallach started (with Anja Kaspersen) an AI and Equality Initiative (AIEI) at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs.

Formerly, he was a founder and the President of two computer consulting companies, Farpoint Solutions and Omnia Consulting Inc. Among the clients served by Wallach's companies were PepsiCo International, United Aircraft, and the State of Connecticut.

He is married to Nancy Wallach, who is Director of Research Ethics and Governance at NYU. They live in Bloomfield, Connecticut. Wendell's primary hobbies are building stained glass windows, skiing, and hiking.

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Wendell Wallach Videos

Wendell Wallach: Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
Wendell Wallach: Agile Global Governance

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Wendell Wallach is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Artificial Intelligence, Business and Technology. The estimated speaking fee range to book Wendell Wallach for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Wendell Wallach generally travels from Bloomfield, CT, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Mark Coeckelbergh, Lambèr M.M. Royakkers and A. Michael Froomkin. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Wendell Wallach for an upcoming event.

Wendell Wallach Videos

Wendell Wallach: Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
Wendell Wallach: Agile Global Governance

How to book Wendell Wallach?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Wendell Wallach for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Wendell Wallach, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Wendell Wallach or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Wendell Wallach?

Booking fees for Wendell Wallach, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Wendell Wallach, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Wendell Wallach?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Wendell Wallach for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Wendell Wallach for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Wendell Wallach or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Wendell Wallach or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Wendell Wallach is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Artificial Intelligence, Business and Technology. The estimated speaking fee range to book Wendell Wallach for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Wendell Wallach generally travels from Bloomfield, CT, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Mark Coeckelbergh, Lambèr M.M. Royakkers and A. Michael Froomkin. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Wendell Wallach for an upcoming event.

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