Ori Freiman is a post-doctoral fellow both at the Digital Policy Hub and at McMaster University’s Digital Society Lab, researching the responsible implementation of emerging technologies with a focus on the democratic consequences of central bank digital currencies, the impact of AI policy and ethical considerations on societal change, and the theoretical relations of trust and technology. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Toronto’s Ethics of AI Lab. His formal education includes a B.A. in philosophy; an M.A. in library and information science; and a Ph.D. from the Graduate Program in Science, Technology and Society at Bar-Ilan University, Israel.