Liana Keesing

Campaigns Manager, Technology Reform

Liana joined Issue One as a Campaign Manager in April 2024. She is a recent graduate of Stanford University, where she earned her Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Electrical Engineering with honors in Ethics in Society. Most recently, she served as an HAI Policy Fellow on the U.S. Senate Committee for Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, where she helped craft legislation on AI policy issues like federal procurement of AI, deepfakes, and agency use of AI. As an engineer, Liana cofounded a startup to help improve the situational awareness of tactical-level soldiers, programmed behaviors for the U.S. Navy’s first autonomous ship “Seahunter,” and used machine learning to optimize cache design in hardware microarchitecture.