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Artificial Intelligence for Executive Compensation

June 2020 | Publication

Board members make executive compensation decisions using numerous quantitative inputs but ultimately use their own judgment—judgment formed by years of experience and an understanding of the pay requirements for business success. Executive compensation practitioners interviewed for this report uniformly cited the subjective nature of these decisions as a challenge when implementing artificial intelligence (AI). However, we find that AI is already actively used to support board compensation committee and executive management’s decision making.

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Jo Anne Rioli Moeller

Senior Fellow, Human Capital and Program Director, Sales Compensation Leaders Council
The Conference Board