ben adida / bio

Ben Adida is the Founder and Executive Director of VotingWorks, the only non-profit maker of voting equipment in the United States. Ben has worked on voting technology since 1998. He also has extensive experience in online identity, payments, health IT, security & privacy, and Web architecture. Ben has been a free software developer for more than 25 years, and has been building Web software for almost 30 years.

Previously, Ben was VP of Engineering at Clever, Director of Engineering at Square, Director of Engineering at Mozilla, Research Faculty at Harvard Medical School / Children's Hospital Boston, and research fellow with the Center for Research on Computation and Society at Harvard. Ben received his PhD from MIT's Cryptography and Information Security group.