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E. Glen Weyl        

Office of CTO PolEcon & Social Tech (OCTOPEST), Microsoft

(Eric) Glen Weyl uses ideas from political economy to develop social technology for widely-shared prosperity and diverse cooperation. These ideas have inspired a social movement, RadicalxChange, that convenes activists artists, entrepreneurs and researchers using information technology and market mechanisms to create a richer and more equal society. Glen helps catalyze this collaboration as Founder and Chair of the RadicalxChange Foundation. In his day job as Microsoft’s Office of the Chief Technology Political Economist and Social Technologist (OCTOPEST), Glen advises Microsoft’s senior leaders on the relationship between the global political economy and the future of technology and leads a group of socially-engaged communicator-researchers who are working to imagine and communicate a pluralistic future for technology that empowers human collaboration, creativity and communication.

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