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Shiv Malik      

Chief Executive Officer at Pool Foundation

Shiv Malik is a technologist, author, broadcaster and former investigative journalist. He began his career reporting from Afghanistan and Pakistan. In 2008 he was involved in a landmark court battle with the Greater Manchester police to protect his sources on terrorism and subsequently worked for the Guardian for five years breaking exclusive front page stories on everything from UK government social policy to secret ISIS documents. He is a co-founder of the think-tank, the Intergenerational Foundation and the author of two books; the 2010 cult economics book Jilted Generation and The Messenger an intrepid personal tale about a relationship with a terrorist-cum-fatasist, published by Faber in 2019. His 2020 true crime Audible original podcast of the same name has been nominated for an Ambie award.

In mid-2017 he joined the Web3 space as an adviser to the Golem project and then as Head of Growth for Streamr. In 2021 he co-founded Pool and currently leads the organisation on its mission to build a federation of Data Unions so that digital citizens can reclaim control of their data and have a genuine equity stake in the digital economy in the decades to come.

Speech Topics

Data, Data Ethics, the changing data environment, Web3, Ethereum/Crypto etc, Data Unions, Data policy in the EU, Data ownership


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