Andrew Young

Knowledge Director

GovLab, US

Andrew Young is the Associate Director of Research at the GovLab, where he leads research efforts focusing on the impact of technology on public institutions. Among the grant-funded projects he has directed are a global assessment of the impact of open government data; comparative benchmarking of government innovation efforts against those of other countries; and crafting the experimental design for testing the adoption of technology innovations in federal agencies.

Speaking In

Blockchain for civic change: can it deliver?

Blockchain, the much-hyped technology that underpins Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, is widely heralded as the answer to a vast array of public problems. In this session, we seek to cut through the noise.

Further panelists will be added here soon.

This 75-minute session will allow for an extended Q&A session where we will invite critical reflections and interventions from the audience.