The Future of Data Challenge is thrilled to announce our esteemed expert panel of judges who have committed to using their knowledge, experience and expertise to score submitted ideas and share valuable feedback with applicants.
The Future of Data Challenge, organized by Omidyar Network and Carrot, will award $1.1M for up to 10 transformative ideas aimed at reimagining the data economy and responsibly activating a more equitable data future for all. Innovators, activists, designers, researchers, risk-takers, entrepreneurs, cooperatives, trusts, governments, and others, from every corner of the globe, are invited to help identify ideas that drive us toward a fundamentally different data future focused on the following three areas:
Registration is required in order to participate. Participants must register by Thursday, August 25 at 3:00 PM PT and apply by Thursday, September 15 at 3:00 PM PT to be considered.
More members of the Evaluation Panel and Selection Committee will be added to the website soon.
J. Bob Alotta - VP, Global Programs, Mozilla Data Futures Lab
Safiya Noble - Co-founder & Faculty Director, UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry
Richard Whitt - President, GLIA Foundation
Dirk Bergemann - Professor, Yale University
Sylvie Delacroix - Co-Chair, Data Trusts Initiative
David Eaves - Senior Vice President, CoDevelop
Lili Gangas - Chief Technology Community Officer, Kapor Center
Parminder Jeet Singh - Executive Director, IT for Change
Astha Kapoor - Co-Founder, Aapti Institute
Rainer Kattel - Professor & Deputy Director, Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, UCL
Benjamin Moskowitz - Vice President, Innovation Lab, Consumer Reports
Jeni Tennison - Founder & Executive Director, Connected by Data
Salome Viljoen - Fellow, Columbia Law School
Michele L. Jawando - Senior Vice President of Programs, Omidyar Network
Tazin Khan Norelius - Founder, Cyber Collective
Tim O'Reilly - Founder, O'Reilly Media
Paul Romer - Professor, NYU