Ben Scott is managing director of the stiftung neue verantwortung (snv) in Berlin, and concurrently senior adviser to the Open Technology Institute at New America in Washington, DC. He was the policy adviser for innovation at the US Department of State, where he worked in a small team of advisers to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Prior to joining the State Department, he led the Washington office of Free Press for six years. He holds a Ph.D. in communications from the University of Illinois.

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