Information for Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative

Basic information

Item Value
Country United States
Launch date 2017-01-01
Donations List Website (data still preliminary) donor, donee

Staff count by year

Hover over a name to see the position and date range. This table only includes positions where at least the start date is known. The positions count can count the same person multiple times if they held different positions. For each year, a person is included if they were at the organization for any part of the year; this means the actual staff count at any point during the year can be lower.

Year Positions count Researchers General staff Associates Board members Advisors
2017 4 Jeremy Schlatter, Kenzi Amodei, Kyle Scott, Rebecca Raible
2018 4 Jeremy Schlatter, Kenzi Amodei, Kyle Scott, Rebecca Raible

Number of full-time staff at the beginning each year

The following table lists some dates and people who were at the organization on the given date (namely, the start of the year). The table may not list every person who worked for the organization (e.g. they could have joined and left in the middle of a single year). This table excludes associates, interns, advisors, and board members.

Date Staff count Staff
2018-01-01 4 Jeremy Schlatter, Kenzi Amodei, Kyle Scott, Rebecca Raible

Full history of additions and subtractions

This table shows the full change history of positions. Each row corresponds to at least one addition or removal of a position. Additions are in green and subtractions are in red. If a position name changed, it is listed simultaneously as an addition (of the new name) and removal (of the old name) and colored yellow. Additionally there are faded variants of each color for visited links.

Date Number of positions Number of positions added Number of positions removed Positions added Positions removed
2017-07-01 1 1 0 Kenzi Amodei
2017-08-01 2 1 0 Rebecca Raible
2017-10-01 3 1 0 Kyle Scott
2017-11-01 4 1 0 Jeremy Schlatter

List of people

Person Title Start date End date AI safety relation Subject Employment type Source Notes
Andrew Critch Executive Director GCR organization [1]
Kenzi Amodei Interim Deputy Director 2017-07-01 GCR organization [1], [2]
Rebecca Raible Writer and Operations Manager 2017-08-01 GCR organization [1], [2]
Kyle Scott Project Manager 2017-10-01 GCR organization [3], [4]
Gina Stuessy Operations Consulting GCR organization [1]
Michael Keenan IT Support GCR organization [1]
Andrew Snyder-Beattie Advisor GCR organization [1]
Malo Bourgon Advisor GCR organization [1]
Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh Advisor GCR organization [1]
Stuart Russell Advisor GCR organization [1]
Jacob Tsimerman Advisor GCR organization [1]
Jaan Tallinn Advisor GCR organization [1]
Jeremy Schlatter Software Engineer 2017-11-01 position software engineering [5]


Name Creation date Description