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There is no shortage of concern and debate about the risks surrounding the increased use of Artificial Intelligence (AI). However, from Alexa to self-driving cars to medical diagnostics, AI also offers enormous potential benefits for society. Our panelists will offer their expert perspectives on how AI can affect the job market, profits and the common good.


Ryan Johnson is a nationally recognized lawyer in healthcare innovation at Fredrikson & Bryon, P.A. He serves as outside general counsel for digital health companies and healthcare providers who are transforming healthcare through innovation and cutting-edge science and technology. He regularly counsels investors, senior executives and corporate boards on the strategic threats and opportunities arising from emerging technologies. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Silicon Valley Artificial Intelligence.


Andrew Murphy is a Managing Partner at Loup Ventures. Loup Ventures is a research-driven venture capital firm based in Minneapolis and New York investing in frontier technology. Prior to Loup Ventures, Andrew was a senior marketing manager in Ecolab’s Healthcare division. Before joining Ecolab in 2012, Andrew spent five years at Piper Jaffray where he covered the Digital Media space with Gene Muster, also of Loup Ventures. Covered companies included Apple, Netflix and Adobe.



Dan Bennett is an Enterprise Architect at Refinitiv. Dan is primarily aligned with the financial and risk business unit and is responsible for foundational AI components including Natural Language entity extraction and resolution in addition to the Knowledge Graph and open data portal, permid.org. He has worked in a number of technology/product leadership roles since joining the Thomson Consulting business in 1997. Dan holds a degree in Computer Science and AI from the University of Leeds, UK.



Matthew Jennings is the global vice president of Leonardo SAP at SAP. Prior to joining SAP, he was the Regional President for Bosch Software Innovations in the Americas where he focused on implementing digital customer strategies. After beginning his career as a consultant at Accenture, he founded Global Tier to focus on remote monitoring and device analytics. He was also president and founder of Utiligent, an IoT solutions company, that was acquired by Digi International where he served as vice president of Solutions and Business Development.



The Common Good Breakfast Series contributes event proceeds to the nonprofit organization featured at each session. The nonprofit for this event is The Emily Program Foundation. A nonprofit organization focused on putting an end to eating disorders through prevention and recovery support. We’re pleased to support The Emily Program Foundation.