Eric Horvitz

Chief Scientific Officer, Microsoft

Pursuing principles of computational intelligence. Exploring opportunities to leverage complementarities of human and machine reasoning. Passionate about harnessing computing advances to enhance the quality of peoples' lives.

Before moving into role of Chief Scientific Officer, served as director of Microsoft Research Labs, including labs at Redmond, New York, New England, Montreal, Bangalore, and Cambridge UK. The Microsoft Research home page is a starting point for learning about people and projects at Microsoft Research. Hear directly from folks via our podcast series.

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Selected publications

Learning together: Turing Academic Program

A leap forward in bioscience

Talk: On Complementing Human Intellect, Stanford HAI 2021 spring meeting

Aiming Advances in AI at Biomedical Search   Search now

A Promising Step Forward on Disinformation

Op-ed: Caution ahead: Navigating risks to freedoms posed by AI

National Security Commission on AI; Chapters on Trustworthy AI, Civil Liberties, Key Considerations; NSCAI podcast

Studies in Pandemic Preparedness

One Hundred Year Study on AI, Framing memo, AI Index 2021       @erichorvitz       One Microsoft Way, Redmond WA 98052