We are a small dedicated team made up of technologists, analysts, researchers, advocates and policy experts.
María Paz Canales is Executive Director of Derechos Digitales, a non-profit organization she helped found in 2005. With her team based in Chile, she works to advance human rights, privacy, and access to knowledge and information in Latin America. Previously, her work in private practice and academia covered telecommunications regulation, competition, data protection and intellectual property. María is a Chilean lawyer and holds a Master's Degree with specialization in Law and Technology from the University of California, Berkeley.
Matt Browne is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, where he leads the organization’s work on populism, and is the founder and director of Global Progress, a network of progressive think tanks, strategists and leaders. Matt was co-director of the Berggruen Institute task force on Renewing Democracy for the Digital Age, and sits on the board of a host of progressive foundations, including Policy Network, Canada 2020, Terra Nova and VoltaItalia.
Democracy activist, open source technology sustainer, co-founder & CEO at Open Collective and Chair of DemocracyEarth Foundation. Pia worked in politics in Argentina and developed technology for democracy around the world. Y Combinator Alum, Forum of Young Global Leaders (World Economic Forum), globe-trotter, and Roma's mum.
Emma is Executive Director of SumOfUs, a global movement of over 15 million members worldwide. She is a lawyer and a writer, and her writing has been published in The Guardian, The Nation, Huffington Post and other international outlets. She was previously Deputy Director at Avaaz, practiced constitutional appellate law and administrative law and worked on issues of wrongful arrest and wrongful conviction in Canada.
Marietje is the international policy director at Stanford University Cyber Policy Center, international policy fellow at Stanford’s Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, and President of the Cyber Peace Institute. Between 2009 and 2019, she served as a Member of European Parliament for the Dutch liberal democratic party where she focused on trade, foreign affairs and technology policies.
Shoshana is the Charles Edward Wilson Professor Emerita at Harvard Business School and a former Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School. She is the author of three books: 'In the Age of the Smart Machine: The Future of Work and Power', 'The Support Economy: Why Corporations Are Failing Individuals' and the 'Next Episode of Capitalism' (with James Maxmin), and most recently, 'The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power'.
Dan oversees our technology-centred efforts, leading technology funding and implementation work, delivering counsel and a network of experts to support Reset and partners across the full portfolio of work. His mission is building our capacity as a trusted source and sharer of knowledge at the intersection of technology and democracy. Previous roles include Principal Director and Chief Technologist of the Open Technology Fund, which Dan co-founded in 2012 and remains involved as a strategic advisor to the team and board. Earlier, he served as Senior Producer and Technologist for the Al Jazeera Network, modernising traditional investigative journalism and protecting reporters in the field.