Eddan Katz

Affliated Fellow (in Practice)

Eddan Katz is a scholar-activist at the forefront of shaping norms in technology policy through leadership roles in academia, advocacy, community, entrepreneurship, and industry for over 20 years. He was the first Executive Director of the Information Society Project, initiating the Access the Knowledge initiative and social movement. At the Electronic Frontier Foundation, he built out their global advocacy work as International Affairs Director. He co-founded the community hacker-space Sudo Room in downtown Oakland now part of the Omni Commons cooperative. At the World Economic Forum, he developed the methodology for implementing multi-stakeholder consensus policy instruments in emerging technologies throughout the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution affiliate network. He currently works with startups on operationalizing Responsible Ai governance, most recently at Credo AI as Technology Policy Advisor.