Airbnb, the global homestay network, has announced the appointment of James Manyika to its Board of Directors. Manyika is a renowned expert in artificial intelligence (AI) and the impact of technology on society. He is currently the Senior Vice President of Research, Tech and Society at Google, where he oversees the company’s research on AI and other emerging technologies.
Manyika is a highly respected thought leader in the field of AI. He has authored numerous books and articles on the subject, and he has advised governments and businesses on how to harness the power of AI for good. He is also a member of the National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee, which is tasked with advising the U.S. government on AI policy.
In his new role at Airbnb, Manyika will help the company navigate the rapidly evolving technological landscape. He will also work to ensure that Airbnb uses AI in a way that benefits its hosts, guests, and communities.
“We are thrilled to welcome James to our Board of Directors,” said Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky. “His expertise in AI and technology’s impact on society will be invaluable as we work to build a better future for Airbnb.”
Manyika said he was excited to join the Airbnb team and help the company “build a future that benefits everyone.”
“Airbnb has the potential to connect people and cultures from all over the world,” he said. “I am committed to working with the Airbnb team to make this vision a reality.”
Manyika’s appointment is a major coup for Airbnb. It shows that the company is committed to using AI for good and that it is willing to tap into the expertise of the world’s leading experts in the field.
With Manyika on board, Airbnb is well-positioned to navigate the challenges and opportunities of the AI era. He is a wise choice for the company, and his appointment is a sign of Airbnb’s commitment to using technology to make the world a better place.