Interview Of The Week

Interview Of The Week: Behnam Taebi, Ethics Expert

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Article Summary:

Who: Behnam Taebi, a professor of energy and climate ethics and scientific director of the Safety & Security Institute at Delft University of Technology is the author of a monograph on Ethics and Engineering  published by Cambridge University Press this year. He is a member of the OECD Expert Group on Transdisciplinary Research for Addressing Global Challenges.

Topic: Why corporates need to think about ethics and engineering .

Quote: “Ethics of engineering 2.0 should help individual engineers better take into account not just risks to the company but societal risks.”

About the author

Jennifer L. Schenker

Jennifer L. Schenker, an award-winning journalist, has been covering the global tech industry from Europe since 1985, working full-time, at various points in her career for the Wall Street Journal Europe, Time Magazine, International Herald Tribune, Red Herring and BusinessWeek. She is currently the editor-in-chief of The Innovator, an English-language global publication about the digital transformation of business. Jennifer was voted one of the 50 most inspiring women in technology in Europe in 2015 and 2016 and was named by Forbes Magazine in 2018 as one of the 30 women leaders disrupting tech in France. She has been a World Economic Forum Tech Pioneers judge for 20 years. She lives in Paris and has dual U.S. and French citizenship.