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Pamela Chen

Pamela Chen

HAI Affiliate Fellow

Pamela Chen is a lateral thinker whose work focuses on how photography shapes society. She draws upon her broad industry experiences supporting era-defining moments at Instagram, National Geographic, and the Open Society Foundations. She has the unique distinction of running the world's two largest social media accounts between 2012-2018, during a pivotal time when platforms scaled from human-powered content discovery to algorithmic content personalization.

She was a 2019-2020 inaugural Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence and JSK Journalism Fellow at Stanford University, where she was dedicated to improving the algorithms that control our shared visual experiences. She is currently a Senior Content Engineer, Camera and Photos at Apple.