Speakers

Dialogues & Debates is MozFest’s space for fiery keynote talks and compelling panel discussions.

2016 Speakers


The Algorithmic Spiral of Silence

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Zeynep Tufekci
@zeynep

Zeynep Tufekci is a Professor at University of North Carolina and a contributor to the New York Times.


Bringing Back the Decentralized Web, with Blockchains and Other New Tools

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Brian Behlendorf
@brianbehlendorf

Brian Behlendorf is Executive Director of the Hyperledger Project.


Indie Music and the Web

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Maggie Vail
@magicbeans

Maggie Vail is Executive Director of CASH Music.


The Nature of the Internet

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Mark Surman
@msurman

Mark Surman is Executive Director of the Mozilla Foundation.

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Mitchell Baker
@MitchellBaker

Mitchell Baker is Executive Chairwoman of Mozilla.


The People's Shield and the Government's Sword

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Sahar Aziz
@saharazizlaw

Sahar Aziz is a Professor of Law at Texas A&M University.


Solving Online Harassment

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Katherine Maher
@krmaher

Katherine Maher is Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation.


We’re Not Equally Vulnerable to Surveillance

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Chris Soghoian
@csoghoian

Chris Soghoian is Principal Technologist & Senior Policy Analyst at the ACLU.


The Ethics of Open Source

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Ashe Dryden
@ashedryden

Ashe Dryden is a White House Fellow, programmer, and diversity and inclusion consultant.


Privacy by Default

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Volker Birk

Volker Birk is the CTO of pretty Easy privacy and president of the p≡p Foundation Council.


Half the Population is Not Connected

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Katharina Borchert
@lyssaslounge

Katharina Borchert is Chief Innovation Officer at Mozilla.


Surveillance and Race Online

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Simone Browne
@wewatchwatchers

Simone Browne is a Professor at University of Texas at Austin.


Open Source and Flight MH17

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Eliot Higgins
@EliotHiggins

Eliot Higgins is founder of Bellingcat and the Brown Moses Blog, and a research associate at King’s College London.