DefinedCrowd Founder and CEO appointed as Member of the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource Task Force


Daniela Braga, Ph.D., joins a group of 12 experts and stakeholders from government agencies, private industry, academia, and civil and disabilities rights organizations  

Seattle, Washington, USA, 10 June 2021 – Founder and CEO of DefinedCrowd, Daniela Braga, Ph.D., was appointed today as a Member of the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource Task Force (NAIRRTF). 

“It’s a humbling honor to be appointed for the NAIRR Task Force and to be able to contribute to the noble goal of democratizing access to the resources and tools that fuel AI research and development. It’s crucial to expand the ability of researchers to explore and research AI, which will support U.S. competitiveness across the fields of science and engineering. It’s an honor to put my industry and academic knowledge to the service of all Americans and the world,” states Braga. 

Braga is the founder and CEO of DefinedCrowd, one of the fastest-growing scale-ups in the AI space. With two decades of experience across research, industry and entrepreneurship, and a hybrid background that spans from linguistics to engineering to AI, Braga is one of the world leaders on AI. In just six years leading DefinedCrowd, Braga has raised more than $63 million, making her the only female founder who has raised the largest Series B in an AI company in the US, among other national and international recognitions. 

The NAIRR Task Force brings together 12 top technical experts from government, academia, and industry and is envisioned as a shared research infrastructure providing AI researchers and students across all scientific disciplines with access to computational resources, high-quality data, educational tools, and user support. For more information, access


Catarina Peyroteo Salteiro      
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