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Ben Scott

Executive Director at Reset

Ben Scott is Executive Director at Reset — a new initiative ( that seeks to contest digital threats to democracy by changing public policy and technology markets to better align with democratic values. Ben’s role is an evolution of his previous position as Luminate’s Director of Policy & Advocacy. Ben continues to be policy and advocacy advisor at Luminate. Before starting Reset, he co-led the Stiftung Neue Verantwortung (SNV) in Berlin, helping develop the organisation into a leading tech policy voice in German politics. He was also a Senior Adviser to New America in Washington DC, helping design the Public Interest Technology Initiative.  He served in the first Obama administration as an advisory on technology and foreign policy to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Later, he led the technology policy advisory group for the 2016 Clinton US presidential campaign.