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In the US, 56% of executives believe AI technology comes with either significant or somewhat significant potential risk. Another 19% view the risk as moderate, while 26% think the threat is minimal. No executive surveyed believes AI is entirely without risk.
Beyond the chart: Executives name cybersecurity as the No. 1 AI-related risk to their organization, but they may be missing the very real threat of algorithmic bias. Most US companies use AI for hiring and people management, but 39% of executives say no one at their company is responsible for identifying implicit bias in the tech. Meanwhile, 38% report their corporate board isn’t fully aware of how the company uses AI, likely exacerbating blind spots about the risks involved.
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