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Anil Dash

CEO, Frog Creek Software
Anil Dash is an entrepreneur, activist, and writer recognized as one of the most prominent voices advocating for a more humane, inclusive and ethical technology industry. The CEO of Fog Creek Software and a former advisor to the Obama White House’s office of digital strategy, Dash advises major startups and non-profits including Medium and DonorsChoose. He's been described as a “blogging pioneer” by The New Yorker, named as one of the best accounts on Twitter by Time, and has been a contributing editor and monthly columnist for Wired. He's also spoken at the Aspen Ideas Festival, SXSW, Harvard, New York University, and elsewhere, and has appeared on TV including on MSNBC and CNN. Dash serves as a board member the non-profits the Data & Society Research Institute, which examines the impact of tech on society and culture, and the Lower East Side Girls Club, which serves girls and families in need in New York City.