Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Jillian C. York is Director for International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Her work is at the intersection of technology and policy, with a focus on the Arab world. She is a frequent public speaker and has written for a variety of publications, including the New York Times, Al Jazeera, the Atlantic, the Guardian, Foreign Policy, and CNN. With Katherine Maher, she has a regular web show, Interrobang‽, hosted on Bloggingheads.tv
Jillian contributed chapters to Beyond WikiLeaks: Implications for the Future of Communication, Journalism and Society (Palgrave Macmillan; March 2013) and State Power 2.0: Authoritarian Entrenchment and Political Engagement Worldwide (Ashgate Publishing; expected November 2013). She serves on the Board of Directors of Global Voices Online, and on the Advisory Boards of R-Shief, Radio Free Asia’s Open Technology Fund, and Internews’ Global Internet Policy Project.