Who are the top 10 academics shaping the future of AI?

While it is challenging to narrow down the list to just 10 individuals as there are many academics significantly contributing to the field of AI, the following list includes renowned scholars who have made substantial contributions and are playing a crucial role in shaping the future of AI:

1. Yann LeCun – Facebook AI Research, New York University
2. Andrew Ng – Stanford University, deeplearning.ai
3. Fei-Fei Li – Stanford University, AI4ALL
4. Geoffrey Hinton – Google, University of Toronto
5. Yoshua Bengio – Mila, University of Montreal
6. Demis Hassabis – DeepMind
7. Stuart Russell – University of California, Berkeley
8. Pieter Abbeel – University of California, Berkeley, OpenAI
9. Cynthia Breazeal – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Jibo, Inc.
10. Ian Goodfellow – Apple, OpenAI

Please note that this list is not exhaustive, and there are numerous other leading academics making substantial contributions to the field of AI.