Kay is Head of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at the World Economic Forum. She has worked as a barrister, mediator, arbitrator, business owner, professor and judge in the United Kingdom.
In the United States, she taught at the undergraduate and law school levels and worked as a professional lecturer. She is a humanitarian with a strong sense of social justice and has advanced degrees in Law and International Relations. In her role as Chief officer of an Ethics Advisory Panel for an AI company she advised governments, think tanks and non-profits about artificial intelligence. She is co-founder of the Consortium for Law and Policy of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics at the Robert E. Strauss Center, University of Texas and taught a course at the UT Law School for the Consortium: “Artificial Intelligence and emerging technologies: Law and Policy”. She has often been named amongst the foremost ‘women in tech’, particularly in AI and Robotics