Ilya Rahkovsky is a Data Scientist at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET) focused on turning data into value. Previously, he was a Research Economist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service working on consumer demand, spatial competition, information processing and scanner data. Ilya teaches Statistics and Machine Learning at the Johns Hopkins University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Michigan State University and a B.A. in Mathematics from University of Michigan-Dearborn. 

Artificial intelligence is of increasing interest to the private sector, but what exactly constitutes an “AI company?” This data brief offers a flexible, data-driven framework for identifying the companies most relevant in this field at the moment, providing policymakers and researchers with a tool for mapping technology transfer risks and gauging the overall health of America’s AI sector.