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Dipayan Ghosh

Fellow, New America

Dipayan Ghosh is a Fellow at New America, where he works on digital privacy, artificial intelligence, and civil rights. Concurrently, Ghosh is a research scholar at the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University.

A computer scientist by training, Ghosh until recently worked on global privacy and public policy issues at Facebook, where he led strategic efforts to address public policy and technical concerns around privacy, security, telecommunications policy, and ethical design of algorithms.

Before that, Ghosh was a technology and economic policy advisor in the Obama White House. He served across the Office of Science & Technology Policy and the National Economic Council, where he worked on issues concerning big data’s impact on consumer privacy and the digital economy.

Ghosh received a Ph.D. in electrical engineering & computer science at Cornell University, and later completed postdoctoral study at the University of California, Berkeley.  Ghosh holds a bachelor’s in electrical engineering from the University of Connecticut.