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Julia Keseru | The Future of the Transparency Movement

Júlia Keserű is the International Policy Manager at the Sunlight Foundation and oversees its international work. Coming from the Hungarian transparency community, Júlia has been an advocate for open government and an expert on open data issues with a special focus on political finance and corruption. She has spoken internationally on technology and transparency and regularly writes about the challenges and the potential of the global open government movement. [...]

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Beth Noveck | What Politicos Need to Know About Tech

Beth Simone Noveck is a visiting professor at NYU Wagner. She served in the White House as the first United States Deputy Chief Technology Officer and founder and director of the White House Open Government Initiative (2009-2011). UK Prime Minister David Cameron appointed her Senior Advisor for Open Government. She served on the Obama-Biden Transition Team and was a volunteer advisor to the Obama for America campaign on issues of technology, innovation, and government reform. Also a visiting professor at the MIT Media Lab, Dr. Noveck is on leave as professor of law and founder of the Institute for Information Law and Policy at New York Law School. [...]

Catherine Bracy | What Techies Need to Know About Politics

Catherine Bracy is Code for America’s Director of Community Organizing. In that role, she manages CfA’s Community programs including the Brigade, its citizen volunteer program, and Code for All, its international partnership program. Until November 2012, she was Director of the Obama campaign’s technology field office in San Francisco, the first of its kind in American political history. [...]