Genevieve Bell

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Australian anthropologist, Sydney, Australia

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Genevieve Bell is the Florence Violet McKenzie Chair and Distinguished Professor for the Australian National University College of Engineering and Computer Science, a Senior Fellow at Intel, Director of the Autonomy, Agency and Assurance Institute (3A Institute) at Australian National University, and the first SRI International Engelbert Distinguished Fellow. She earned a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Philosophy from Bryn Mawr College. She went on to earn an additional Master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Stanford University.

She is very well known for her work in technology, and her research into how humans interact with technology has been widely recognized. She was named one of the Top 25 Women in Technology to Watch, one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business and to Elle Magazine’s list of influential women in technology.

Bell has explored the social and cultural implications inherent with the growing ubiquity of technology. Her work in this field has taken her to leadership and consulting roles from the United States to Australia. Her current role as Director of the 3A Institute has focused the collective energies of scientists, engineers and technologists to solve technological problems.

Most recently, she was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in recognition for her outstanding contributions.

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According to Wikipedia, Genevieve Bell is an Australian cultural anthropologist, best known for her work at the intersection of cultural practice research and technological development , and for being an industry pioneer of the user experience field. Bell was the inaugural director of the Autonomy, Agency and Assurance Innovation Institute , which was co-founded by the Australian National University and CSIRO’s Data61, and a Distinguished Professor of the ANU College of Engineering, Computing and Cybernetics. In 2021, she became the inaugural Director of the new ANU School of Cybernetics. She also holds the university's Florence Violet McKenzie Chair, and is the first SRI International Engelbart Distinguished Fellow. Bell is also a Senior Fellow and Vice President at Intel. She is widely published, and holds 13 patents.

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