Charlene Wu

Director, Machine Assisted Cognition

Charlene Wu is the Director of the Machine Assisted Cognition (MAC) team. The goal of the MAC team is to develop AI systems to augment human decision-making by advancing research at the intersection between behavioral science, machine learning, human computer interaction, and causal inference.

Prior to TRI, Charlene founded and led applied behavioral data science teams at Uber and Airbnb. She holds bachelor's degrees in economics and psychology from UCLA, and master's and Ph.D. degrees in psychology from Stanford University, where she was also a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow.