Alix Dunn

Alix Dunn works as a consultant and advisor to organizations in the for-profit and non-profit worlds. She has extensive experience facilitating diverse groups to tackle complex data and technology challenges, and to advance a shared understanding of how technology can and should shape our world. Her consulting firm Computer Says Maybe works  with the private sector  to  build decision-making infrastructure for socially beneficial deployment of emerging technology.  

Dunn  also  works with global philanthropic institutions to shape strategic investment in technology and to anticipate the impact that technology can and will have on society.  She is a fellow at the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society and sits on the Technology Advisory Board of the International Criminal Court, the Advisory Council of the Open Technology Fund, and the boards of Syrian Archive and Open Data Kosovo.  

She co-founded and directed The Engine Room, a leading  non-profit  organization leveraging data and technology to make the world a better place. She was  a fellow at Open Society Foundations, and has served on the Technology Advisory Council at Amnesty International, as well as the board of HURIDOCS.

Posts by Alix Dunn

Data Privacy and Security: From Mandate to Mission

Lucy Bernholz moderates a discussion on how social sector organizations can utilize data while integrating critical concerns of security, transparency, and responsible governance into their culture.

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Three Concepts of Social Sector Transformation

Alix Dunn, co-founder of The Engine Room, defines three concepts of transformation in the social sector and explains how they’re connected.

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