Ethan Zuckerman
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Fellow, the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University Law School Co-founder, Global Voices and Geekcorps

Ethan Zuckerman became a fellow of the Berkman Center in January, 2003. In 2000, he founded Geekcorps, a non-profit technology volunteer corps that pairs skilled volunteers from US and European high tech companies with businesses in emerging nations for one to four month volunteer tours. Geekcorps became a division of the International Executive Service Corps in 2001, where Zuckerman served as a vice president from 2001-04. Earlier, Zuckerman helped found Tripod, an early pioneer in the web community space. Ethan served as Tripod's first graphic designer and technologist, and later as VP of Business Development and VP of Research and Development. After Tripod's acquisition by Lycos in 1998, Zuckerman served as General Manager of the Angelfire.com division and as a member of the Lycos mergers and acquisitions team.

In 1993, Zuckerman graduated from Williams College with a B.A. in Philosophy. In 1993-94, he was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Legon, Ghana and the National Theatre of Ghana, studying ethnomusicology and percussion.

Zuckerman received the 2002 Technology in Service of Humanity Award by MIT's Technology Review Magazine and named to the TR100, TR's list of innovators under the age of 35. Recently, Zuckerman was named a Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum.


Lectures:

lecture
flag Technologies and Emerging Democracies: Building a Better Gatekeeper
as author at  MIT World Series: Soap Box,
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  lecture
flag What is Civic Media?
as author at  MIT Communications Forum,
together with: Henry Jenkins (moderator), Chris Csikszentmihalyi, Beth Noveck,
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