The Global Head of AI Policy will be instrumental in shaping, implementing, and overseeing Canva's AI policy framework, ensuring responsible and ethical AI practices across all operations. They will navigate the complex interplay of AI innovation and global public policy. This person will bring academic depth, legal acumen, and a forward-thinking approach to steer Canva's AI-driven policy strategies.
Develop and lead Canva's global AI policy framework, ensuring it aligns with our values and international best practices.
Work closely with founders, tech teams, and other senior members to understand AI applications in Canva and ensure they adhere to global standards and regulations.
Engage with stakeholders such as AI ethics bodies, governments, and internal teams to shape and promote responsible AI use.
Monitor global developments in AI policy, ethics, and regulation, ensuring Canva remains at the forefront of responsible AI use.
Collaborate with internal teams to educate and spread awareness about AI policy and its implications.
Address and respond to AI policy-related queries, concerns, and challenges, leading Canva's representation in relevant forums.
We seek an erudite individual, renowned in the academic realm, coupled with significant legal experience, preferably with a focus on AI. An affiliation with a reputable academic institution paired with hands-on legal practice, is ideal. A passion for Canva's mission, combined with a deep understanding of the intricacies of AI, its ethical implications, and global policy landscapes, is essential.
Experience and Skills:
J.D., LLM, or PhD in Law, Technology, Computer Science, AI Ethics, Public Policy, or a related field.
Minimum of 15 years in policy roles with a significant focus on technology, AI, and public affairs.
Comprehensive understanding of global public policy landscapes, AI ethics, and their confluence.
Demonstrated capability in crafting, promoting, and overseeing complex policy frameworks in a fast-paced tech environment.
Exceptional communication skills, adept at conveying intricate policy and AI concepts to diverse audiences.
Visionary thinker with a proactive approach, anticipating challenges and orchestrating multifaceted solutions.
Recognized publications or contributions in the domain of AI ethics, law, or policy.
Adeptness in translating academic insights into actionable legal and product counsel.
Exceptional negotiation and communication skills, with a track record of navigating complex AI matters.
What's in it for you?
Achieving our crazy big goals motivates us to work hard - and we do - but you'll experience lots of moments of magic, connectivity and fun woven throughout life at Canva, too. We also offer a stack of benefits to set you up for every success in and outside of work.
Here's a taste of what's on offer:
- Equity packages - we want our success to be yours too
- Inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents & carers
- An annual Vibe & Thrive allowance to support your wellbeing, social connection, office setup & more
- Flexible leave options that empower you to be a force for good, take time to recharge and supports you personally
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Other stuff to know
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Please note that interviews are conducted virtually.
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