Austin Carson

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Founder and President, SeedAI

Austin Carson is the Founder & President of SeedAI, a 501(c)3 nonprofit working to support the creation of AI ecosystems across the United States. Before starting SeedAI, Austin established and led the DC government affairs operation for NVIDIA. There he translated NVIDIA’s expertise in artificial intelligence and high performance computing for policymakers. Prior to joining NVIDIA, he held a number of public sector and NGO positions, serving as Legislative Director for Chairman Michael McCaul and Executive Director for the Technology Freedom Institute. Austin co-founded the Congressional Tech Staff Association, co-led the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus and the Congressional High Tech Caucus, and is a founding fellow of the Internet Law and Policy Foundry.