The Tortoise AI Network



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Artificial intelligence will change how business, governments and societies operate for decades to come. Join us for cutting-edge conversations, timely insights, and valuable networking with other leaders in the field.



A global community of business leaders, academic experts, and policy makers

Benefits of membership

Invite-only ThinkIns

Monthly virtual roundtables tackling specific themes emerging from the AI Index, exclusively for AI Network and invited experts.



Biannual summits

Half or full day discussions with leading experts from around the world on the key themes coming out of the Global AI Index.

Network dinners

Biannual dinners exclusively for members and invited experts. Hosted in London to coincide with our summits in December and May.


The AI Sensemaker

Our monthly newsletter making sense of the latest developments in AI.

The Global AI Index

Access to our raw data. Over 100 metrics across 54 countries, updated biannually.

Early access

First look at index updates and methodology changes, with an invitation to review & feedback.

Network popups

Invite-only socials and special events at AI Summits around the world.

Upcoming events

AI Network ThinkIn

29th September, 14:00–15:30 BST

AI Network ThinkIn

27th October, 14:00–15:30 BST

AI Network ThinkIn

24th November, 14:00–15:30 BST

AI Network dinner

2nd December
London (Covid-19 permitting)

Advisory panel

Azeem Azhar

Senior Advisor on Artificial Intelligence for Accenture; founder of The Exponential View. Investor across the AI sector

Zeid Raad Al Hussein

Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Caspar Klynge

Tech Ambassador of Denmark

Tabitha Goldstaub

Co-Founder of CognitionX and Chair of the UK Government’s AI Council

Paul Clarke

CTO of Ocado

Sana Khareghani

Head of UK Government’s Office for AI

Chris Wigley

CEO of Genomics England

Tim Gordon

Founder of Best Practice AI

Amel Karboul

CEO of the Education Outcomes Fund and former Minister of Tourism, Tunisia

Jen Riis Andersen

Partner at McKinsey & Company

Ajit Jaokar

Director of Data Science for Internet of Things at the University of Oxford

Jaan Tallinn

Founder of Skype and Co-founder of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk at the University of Cambridge

Apply now

We are currently open to applications to become founding members.