Matt Stempeck

Director of Civic Technology, Microsoft

Matt Stempeck
As Microsoft’s Director of Civic Technology in New York City, Matt leads strategic outreach and develops creative engagement opportunities to apply technology towards shared challenges. He has a Master's of Science from the MIT Media Lab’s Center for Civic Media, where he quantified global media attention to stories like Trayvon Martin, designed for tech-enabled peer-to-peer humanitarian aid, and built award-winning products to fight misinformation online. Prior to MIT, Matt led online advocacy campaigns, communications, and trainings for the New Organizing Institute, Americans for Campaign Reform, and EchoDitto. Matt also holds a BA with high honors from the University of Maryland College Park.


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