Abigail Hing Wen

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  • AI Expert & Intel's Former Senior Director of Emerging AI Tech
  • Media Personality, Executive Producer, & Filmmaker
  • NYT Bestselling Author, 'Loveboat, Tapei' & More
  • “One of the voices of her generation” - Pop Culturalist & “One of the most respected voices in fairness and AI” - Forbes

Woman-in-tech leader, New York Times bestselling author, and filmmaker Abigail Hing Wen has been called “one of the voices of her generation” by Pop Culturalist and “one of the most respected voices in fairness and AI” by Forbes. Abigail was the host of Intel’s Artificial Intelligence Podcast, featuring leading industry experts including Andrew Ng, META's Chief AI Scientist Yann LeCun, The World Bank, Google Deepmind, Genentech, and U.S. Congresswoman Kelly. In her career in tech, she has negotiated multibillion dollar deals on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley, advised members of the C-suite and government officials on AI, and worked in venture capital.

Abigail is a frequent speaker on topics of artificial intelligence, leadership, equity, representation, ethics, and creative careers, including Talks at Google, the California Commonwealth Club, recurring talks at META/Facebook AI, a virtual talk with Lea Salonga, Pinterest, Adobe, Target, Twitch, LinkedIn, the Barnes & Noble podcast, as well as Stanford, Harvard, Columbia, Dartmouth, and Berkeley among other venues. Abigail serves on the board of Harvardwood.

A New York Times bestselling author, Abigail served as executive producer for the Paramount Plus film Love in Taipei, the first film adaptation of her bestselling novel series, Loveboat, Taipei. Abigail is passionate about democratizing access to and information about artificial intelligence and has written multiple books and articles on the subject.

 



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Past Hosts Include:
  • California Commonwealth Club
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitch
  • Target
  • Pinterest
  • Adobe
  • Google
  • Meta/Facebook AI
  • Harvard University
  • Stanford University
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Artificial Intelligence: Making Sense of What’s Next

In this talk, emerging AI tech expert and thought leader ABIGAIL HING WEN shares her breadth of expertise across the vital conversations happening around artificial intelligence. Abigail has served as senior director of emerging AI tech for Intel, and worked with the Partnership on AI, leading nonpr ...

In this talk, emerging AI tech expert and thought leader ABIGAIL HING WEN shares her breadth of expertise across the vital conversations happening around artificial intelligence. Abigail has served as senior director of emerging AI tech for Intel, and worked with the Partnership on AI, leading nonprofit coalition. Abigail delivers significant insights on the Future of AI, recent trends in AI tech and policy, developments in human-centered AI around the world, autonomous innovation and big data, and how AI will impact the future of work and growth for companies across industries.

Asking the Right Questions: Ethics & Artificial Intelligence

Heralded as “one of the most respected voices in fairness and AI” by Forbes, ABIGAIL HING WEN  is in-demand for her thought leadership on emerging AI tech – and the vital questions it raises. Sought-after for her perspective on the impacts of automation and big data, the democratization of technolog ...

Heralded as “one of the most respected voices in fairness and AI” by Forbes, ABIGAIL HING WEN  is in-demand for her thought leadership on emerging AI tech – and the vital questions it raises. Sought-after for her perspective on the impacts of automation and big data, the democratization of technology, and how we can encourage leaders and governments to regulate this new landscape, Abigail has consulted with the biggest global brands to determine how they can use artificial intelligence in alignment with their missions to maximize productivity, opportunity, and growth.

Leadership: From D.C. to Silicon Valley to Hollywood

In this talk, leadership expert ABIGAIL HING WEN shares insights about leadership from her dynamic career. A lawyer by trade, Abigail worked in D.C. for the Senate as a law clerk for a federal judge before heading to Silicon Valley to work in venture capital and become a south-after specialist in ar ...

In this talk, leadership expert ABIGAIL HING WEN shares insights about leadership from her dynamic career. A lawyer by trade, Abigail worked in D.C. for the Senate as a law clerk for a federal judge before heading to Silicon Valley to work in venture capital and become a south-after specialist in artificial intelligence. She is also a New York Times bestselling author of Loveboat, Tapei, which is being adapted for a film with Abigail serving as Executive Producer. Leveraging entirely unique experience across industries, Abigail delivers an engaging and empowering talk on the role of leadership in driving teams, innovation, and growth.

Equity & Representation

Woman-in-tech leader, bestselling author, and sought-after AI expert ABIGAIL HING WEN offers an unparalleled perspective as someone who has achieved phenomenal success across industries. At every step, Abigail has been a change-maker – prioritizing equity and representation from early STEM and educa ...

Woman-in-tech leader, bestselling author, and sought-after AI expert ABIGAIL HING WEN offers an unparalleled perspective as someone who has achieved phenomenal success across industries. At every step, Abigail has been a change-maker – prioritizing equity and representation from early STEM and educational opportunities to the hiring pipeline, to the responsibility of executive leadership. Abigail shares an empowering message of personal and shared responsibility for driving equity and representation across industries to create opportunity, innovation, and a better future for all of us.

Creative Careers: Shifting to New Opportunities

Gifted storyteller ABIGAIL HING WEN has a unique talent for trying new things – and succeeding. Abigail has been a law clerk for the U.S. Senate, a Silicon Valley venture capital leader, an expert in emerging AI tech, and a New York Times bestselling author whose beloved book is being adapted for th ...

Gifted storyteller ABIGAIL HING WEN has a unique talent for trying new things – and succeeding. Abigail has been a law clerk for the U.S. Senate, a Silicon Valley venture capital leader, an expert in emerging AI tech, and a New York Times bestselling author whose beloved book is being adapted for the silver screen. Throughout her journey, Abigail has maintained a commitment to following her heart and her instincts, fearless trying new things, and pivoting to new opportunities with resilience. In this motivational talk, she shares how audiences can unlock the creativity in their own lives and careers – and live a more fulfilling life.

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Gifted storyteller Abigail Hing Wen is a former lawyer, bestselling author, and now sought-after tech evangelist

Multihyphenate thought leader ABIGAIL HING WEN is a New York Times bestselling author, a Silicon Valley tech exec specializing in artificial intelligence, and filmmaker, as well as a former D.C. lawyer. In Washington, Abigail worked for the Senate and as a law clerk for a federal judge before moving to Silicon Valley and charting a new course in venture capital and artificial intelligence. In her career in tech, she has negotiated multi-billion dollar deals on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley, worked in venture capital and hosted Intel’s Artificial Intelligence Podcast. Abigail writes and speaks about tech, AI ethics, women's leadership, implicit bias, equity, and transforming culture.

Abigail also penned the New York Times bestselling novel Loveboat, Tapei and its sequels, Loveboat Reunion and Loveboat Forever. She is executive producing the book-to-film adaptation starring Ross Butler and Ashley Liao, with Lionsgate as global distributor as well as the producers of the Netflix franchise To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.

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<p><strong>Emerging AI tech expert Abigail Hing Wen is the go-to thought leader for corporations like META, Google, Adobe, and more</strong></p>

Emerging AI tech expert Abigail Hing Wen is the go-to thought leader for corporations like META, Google, Adobe, and more

Emerging AI tech expert and thought leader ABIGAIL HING WEN is in demand for her wide-ranging insights and engaging speaking style, captivating audiences at global brands. A recurring speaker at META/Facebook AI and Google, Abigail has shared her expertise and visionary leadership with groups including Pinterest, Adobe, Target, LindedIn, Gibson Dunn, Munger Tolle & Olsen, and elite academic conferences, helping audiences connect the dots between the latest innovations and what this means for their future.

Abigail was the data platforms tech evangelist for Intel and served as senior director of emerging AI tech. She previously co-chaired the Expert Committee on Fairness, Transparency and Accountability at the Partnership on AI, leading nonprofit coalition founded by Amazon, Facebook, Google, DeepMind, Microsoft, IBM, and Apple. Abigail has spoken on recent trends in AI tech & policy for WomenofAI, on the AI experts panel for Stanford University, and on the future of AI and leveraging AI for business.

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Abigail is a New York Times bestselling author, a filmmaker and a woman-in-tech leader. She hosted Intel’s Artificial Intelligence podcast featuring leading industry experts including Andrew Ng, META's Chief AI Scientist Yann LeCun, The World Bank, Google Deepmind, Genentech and US Congresswoman Kelly. 

She is a frequent speaker on topics of artificial intelligence, leadership, equity, representation, ethics and creative careers, including Talks at Google, the California Commonwealth Club (with Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland and Deb Liu, CEO Ancestry), recurring talks at META/Facebook AI, a virtual talk with Lea Salonga, Pinterest, Adobe, Target, Twitch, LinkedIn, the Barnes & Noble podcast, as well as Stanford, Harvard, Columbia, Dartmouth and Berkeley among other venues. Abigail serves on the board of Harvardwood.

In her career in tech, she has negotiated multibillion dollar deals on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley, advised members of the C-suite and government officials on AI and worked in venture capital. Abigail holds a BA from Harvard, a JD from Columbia and MFA in writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She also served with the Partnership on AI and the board of Two Bit Circus, a virtual reality entertainment company. 

She and her work have been profiled in print and tv, including Entertainment Weekly, Bloomberg TV, Forbes, Fortune, Cosmopolitan, The Hollywood Reporter, Seventeen, NBCNews, NBC Bay Area, ABC7 and the World Journal

Abigail served as executive producer for Love in Taipei, the first film adaptation of her bestselling novel series, Loveboat, Taipei.

Abigail is passionate about democratizing access to and information about artificial intelligence and has written multiple books and articles on the subject.