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Ben Scott

Executive Director, Reset

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Ben Scott is CEO at Reset, a global initiative to realign technology markets with democratic values around the world. Reset works with philanthropy, governments, and civil society to fight against digital threats to democracy. Before starting Reset, he spent a decade in Washington, including as Policy Advisor for Innovation to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. He coordinated the technology policy advisory group for the 2016 Clinton presidential campaign. His career also includes years in Europe, where he led a German technology policy think tank — the Stiftung Neue Verantwortung (SNV) in Berlin. He was also a Senior Adviser to New America in Washington DC. He holds a PhD in communications and serves on the Board of the Open Technology Fund.