Dr. Gil Alterovitz

Federal Leadership

Dr. Gil Alterovitz has brought together more than 20 offices from across VA to create the agency’s first Artificial Intelligence Strategy, which has helped guide the agency in conducting research in a strategic and ethical manner. Alterovitz is also a member of the faculty at Harvard Medical School and is a best-selling author, producing more than 80 peer-reviewed publications and three books in his research field. Alterovitz’s work has gained international recognition through his collaborations with government, industry, and academia to bring together leading minds in AI to develop solutions for veterans and the American people. In an interview with FedScoop earlier this year, Alterovitz explained how he helped establish an Artificial Intelligence Institutional Review Board and an AI Oversight Committee charged with evaluating the fairness and transparency of using AI tools within the VA.

Billy Mitchell

Written by Billy Mitchell

Billy Mitchell is Senior Vice President and Executive Editor of Scoop News Group's editorial brands. He oversees operations, strategy and growth of SNG's award-winning tech publications, FedScoop, StateScoop, CyberScoop, EdScoop and DefenseScoop. After earning his journalism degree at Virginia Tech and winning the school's Excellence in Print Journalism award, Billy received his master's degree from New York University in magazine writing while interning at publications like Rolling Stone.

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