Trooper Sanders is CEO of Benefits Data Trust, a national nonprofit that uses data, technology, policy change, and direct service to strengthen the nation’s social safety net to ensure everyone quickly and easily receives the critical assistance they are eligible for when they need it.
Before joining BDT, Trooper was a Rockefeller Foundation fellow and worked on the social and economic implications of the global rise of artificial intelligence. He has also held White House policy staff positions during two administrations. He currently serves on the National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee, the national board of Girl Scouts of USA, the Military Family Research Institute's advisory board, and is a special advisor to the American Bar Association’s Task Force on Law and Artificial Intelligence. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Trooper earned his bachelor’s from the University of Michigan and holds a Master of Science in Regulation from the London School of Economics, as well as a Master of Law (computer and communications law) from the University of London.