Holden Karnofsky

Director of AI Strategy

Holden identifies and works on top strategic priorities for reducing potential risks from advanced artificial intelligence. He co-founded GiveWell in 2007, and began co-developing Open Philanthropy (initially called GiveWell Labs) in 2011. He served as Open Philanthropy’s CEO and then co-CEO until 2023, when he moved to his current position. He has a degree in Social Studies from Harvard University.