Leila Toplic is a seasoned executive with a passion for using technology to drive positive change. With over 20 years of experience at the intersection of technology, ethics, and human rights, she has a diverse background working with both corporations like Microsoft and nonprofits like NetHope and its 65 global NGO members, as well as startups and social enterprises. Leila is a true leader in her field, with a proven track record of designing and implementing global initiatives, building partnerships that bring together multiple stakeholders, and creating ethical technology products that make a positive impact.
Through her consultancy, LT Collective, Leila works on initiatives aimed at making a positive impact on the world. In her role as Head of the Emerging Technologies Initiative at NetHope, a consortium of 65 global NGOs, she focuses on pressing issues such as climate change, human rights, and education. As a Technology Ethics & Human Rights Advisor to companies like Salesforce and startups like Witty.Works, she helps organizations create responsible products and policies that align with her commitment to using technology for good.
Leila’s expertise and impact have earned her recognition as a thought leader in AI ethics. She was selected as one of the Top 100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics and serves on expert committees and advisory boards for initiatives like the Digital Trust Label, WEF’s Responsible Use of Technology project, and UNESCO’s Declaration on Connectivity for Education.