Department of Defense
Chief, Responsible AI, Office of the Chief Digital and AI Officer
Ms. Diane Staheli serves as the Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Officer (CDAO) Chief of Responsible Artificial Intelligence (RAI). Staheli joined CDAO from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory, where she led a research group focused on AI assurance and advanced AI research. She has more than 20 years of experience in AI, technology development, data analytics, human factors, and cyber operations. Prior to her current role, Staheli managed programs supporting the Intelligence Community, U.S. Cyber Command, the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, the Combatant Commands and the Air Force. She has also worked in industry at a home networking startup and a global information security company. She holds an MA degree in software engineering from Harvard University and an MS degree in human factors from Bentley University.