B Cavello is a Program Associate at the Partnership on AI. They lead projects and activities associated with PAI’s Thematic Pillars, working closely with PAI Partner organizations.

Previously, B served as Senior Engagement Lead for IBM’s AI division, the Watson Group, where they led strategic conversations with world leaders about implementing Artificial Intelligence in the real world. In June of 2017, B was recognized as an IBM LGBT+ ‘Out Role Model’ for championing diversity and inclusion in and beyond IBM. Prior to IBM, B was both Product Development and Community Director at Exploding Kittens, a record-breaking crowdfunded card game startup. As the voice and primary liaison for the nearly $9 million campaign, they cultivated and empowered the huge community of hundreds of thousands inspired by the game. B also led Phenomenon Media 501c3, and arts and education nonprofit, developing an educational tool for teaching code without the need for computers.

B received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Texas at Dallas, and was selected as an MIT-Harvard Assembly Fellow for the 2019 Ethics and Governance in Artificial Intelligence Initiative cohort.