MIT knows great ideas can change the world. Everyday, we are dedicated to finding solutions to the world’s most challenging problems through science and technology.

At MIT AI 2023, we will honor innovative and passionate individuals who exemplify MIT’s mission to serve the nation and the world through AI based technology.

We want to hear and share the stories of AI game-changers who are committed to creating meaningful change in today’s world.

Awards nomination form

This year, we’ll honor influencers in four categories:

  • Lifetime Achievement - Individual who already achieved several lifetimes’ worth of breakthroughs, founding or funding new innovations and launching new industries.
  • Better World - Individual who demonstrates a real commitment to building a diverse and inclusive tech community and making a Better World.
  • Trailblazer - This award recognizes individuals for their inspirational breakthroughs, and founding new fields of study.
  • Rising Star - It’s never too early to invent groundbreaking technology, start a company, or bring innovations to market. This award recognizes someone under 35 who is already building solutions to create a new world.

Past AI Influencer Award Winners

Lifetime Achievemnent Award
Better World Award
Trailblazer Award