Catherine M. Quinlan

Catherine M. Quinlan is Vice President, AI Ethics for IBM and oversees the work of IBM’s AI Ethics Board, a multi-disciplinary team responsible for the governance and decision-making process for AI ethics policies and practices. Catherine also oversees the AI ethics use case review process. Catherine is also the IBM Director of the Notre Dame-IBM Technology Ethics Lab, which was established in 2020 as a partnership between the University of Notre Dame and IBM to promote broad-based, far-reaching interdisciplinary research, thought and policy leadership in artificial intelligence and other technology ethics.

During her tenure at IBM, Catherine has served in a variety of positions as an attorney within IBM’s Legal & Regulatory Affairs organization.

Catherine is a member of the New York State Bar, is admitted to the Supreme Court of the United States of America and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

She is also President of the Westchester/Southern CT Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel.