Dan Meredith has been an activist, technologist, and journalist exploring emerging trends intersecting human rights, transparency, global communication policy, the Internet, and information security for over a decade.
As a senior technology fellow at New America Foundation in Washington, D.C., Dan worked with Open Technology Initiative and Media Policy staff to operationalize new technology pilot projects and bring together global communities to educate, demystify, and evangelize open, distributed, and decentralized technologies that fight censorship and disrupt authoritarianism.
As a senior producer and technologist at Al Jazeera Network in Doha, Qatar, Dan upgraded modern traditional investigative journalist toolkits with modern technology to protect field journalists and their sources, create a worldwide whistle-blowing and news gathering platform, and produce technology centric television broadcasts.
Now as director of Radio Free Asia's Freedom 2 Connect Program in Washington, D.C., Dan provides support for global technology projects increasing both capacity for and access to secure channels of communications essential to the principles of free speech, free expression, and the free exchange of ideas.
Presentation materials from Bangkok TechCamp: