This Top 10 ranking is produced by Dr. Roman V. Yampolskiy and is based solely on his biased expert opinion. To a certain degree the ranking is also based on perceived reputation, Google scholar listings, quality and quantity of papers, Google search rankings, impact of publications and number of important contributions. As the most humble person in the world Dr. Yampolskiy decided not to include himself on the list. *Note, this is for AGI not AI Safety.

1) Nick Bostrom

2) Eliezer Yudkowsky

3) Stuart Russell

4) Paul Christiano

5) Stuart Armstrong

6) Max Tegmark

7) Victoria Krakovna

8) Steve Omohundro

9) Hugo DeGaris

10) Nadisha-Marie Aliman