Feb 17

Elections You Can Trust

Thu, February 17, 2022 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h) • Olin 149
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Humanities and Technology Series - Ben Adida

Ben Adida is the Executive Director of VotingWorks. His passion is using technology to empower individuals. Ben has extensive experience in voting systems, identity & payments, health IT, security & privacy, and Web architecture. He has developed free software for more than 20 years and Web software for more than 25 years. He is a Board Member at Creative Commons.

Previously, Ben was VP of Engineering at Clever, Director of Engineering at Square, Director of Engineering at Mozilla, Research Faculty at Harvard Medical School / Children's Hospital Boston, and research fellow with the Center for Research on Computation and Society at Harvard. Ben co-founded three bootstrapped startups: ArsDigita (1998), OpenForce (2000), and Webdash (2005). He received his PhD from MIT's Cryptography and Information Security group.

This event is sponsored by the Humanities Center, Computer Science, and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation,

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Event Contact: Mary Drew

Event Summary

Elections You Can Trust
  • When
    • Thursday, February 17, 2022
    • 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
  • Where
    • Olin 149
  • Mode
    • In-Person
  • Event Contact
  • Intended For: General Public, Students, Faculty, Staff
  • Categories: Lecture/Panel

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