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Saturday, August 6 • 12:00pm - 12:40pm
Philanthropy and Technology

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How will philanthropy shape the development of modern technologies? This panel seeks to explore the value of more intangible domains such as technological progress, social enterprise, and impact investing within the philanthropic landscape.

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Jaan Tallinn (Remote)

Jaan Tallinn is a founding engineer of Skype and Kazaa. He is a co-founder of the Cambridge Centre for Existential Risk (cser.org), Future of Life Institute (futureoflife.org), and philanthropically supports other existential risk research organizations. He is also a partner at Ambient Sound Investments (asi.ee), an active angel investor, and has served on the Estonian President's Academic Advisory Board.
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Howie Lempel

Howie Lempel is a Program Officer for the Open Philanthropy Project, where he's worked on causes including biosecurity and pandemic preparedness, criminal justice reform, potential risks of advanced artificial intelligence, and global poverty alleviation. He is on leave from Yale Law School and has worked for the Brookings Institution and various criminal justice reform organizations. He graduated from Wesleyan University with a BA in Social... Read More →
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Garreth Spillane

Garreth Spillane is the Chief of Staff and Vice President at the Global Innovation Fund, a London-based fund established to find, finance and scale innovations in international development. 

Saturday August 6, 2016 12:00pm - 12:40pm
1. Zellerbach Hall 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, CA 94720

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