Shanen Boettcher
Shanen Boettcher
Contributor, The Yuan

Shanen Boettcher is a former General Manager of Microsoft’s Startup Business Group, which oversees the innovation of Microsoft’s core businesses. He also holds a PhD in human-machine communication and AI from the University of St Andrews, and has experience operationalizing strategy, developing global award-winning products, building tools and guidance for high-tech startups at Responsible Innovation Labs, and working as a product strategist for AI21 Labs, a leading artificial intelligence and large language model startup.

MidrashBot exemplifies the workings of experimental ‘faith bots’
AI&F created the GAI MidrashBot experimental faith chatbot. The Yuan asked ex-Microsoft exec Shanen Boettcher, who has a PhD in human-machine communication and AI from the Univ. of St Andrews, and Jeremy Kirshbaum, co-founder of innovation consultancy Handshake, how it works.
Shanen Boettcher  |  Aug 30, 2023