Tech Ethicist & Responsible Tech leader
Founder of All Tech Is Human
Member of TikTok's Content Advisory Council
International speaker & commentator
"He's leading the thought-cavalry on how to explore our vast tech frontier and use it for good. If you don't know his work, you should." -Shelley Prevost, Inc.com
CBS This Morning, BBC World News, TODAY show, Fast Company, SiriusXM, Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, USA Today, Engadget, WIRED, Mashable, Protocol, Reuters, EuropaMagazin, Dukascopy TV, Boston Globe, Associated Press, San Francisco Chronicle, TNW, CNN.com, The Guardian, AdWeek, Deutsche Welle, Sydney Morning Herald, .Mic, Circa, Newsy Television, OZY, Men's Health (UK), Techworld, Mad Life with Andrew Shue, BBC.com, HuffPost Live, Entrepreneur.com, Metro, Futurism.com, Quartz, New York Post, FoxNews.com, Experience Life magazine, Forbes.com, New York Observer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, TheWrap, VentureBeat, The Washington Post's "Can He Do That?" podcast, and many more.
Previous Speaking (speaking reel)
3-time TEDx, Harvard Business School, Princeton University, Notre Dame (Technology Ethics Center), NATO, State Department, The School of The New York Times, TechChill (Latvia), FutureNow Conference (Slovakia), TNW (Amsterdam), Future Health Summit (Dublin), Florida State University, EGG On Air, and many more.
TODAY show interview, Responsible technology: how can the tech industry become more ethical? interview with Information Age, Profiled in Techworld: A Day in the Life of a Tech Ethicist, Raising Digital Citizens, Deutsche Welle , video interview for this Associated Press story on digital phenotyping, Dukascopy TV about what it means to be human & BBC World News about Facebook, New York Daily News on fixing social media
Social Media Companies Must Act to Protect Democracy
To Survive, Social Media Needs Better Governance
We Need Our Tech to Help Us Feel More
Not All Tech Problems Are Engineering Problems
The Key to a Better Social Media Ecosystem? Friction.
Your Startup Needs an AI Ethicist. How Do You Find One?
Speaking (speaking reel)
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Here is a very relevant talk on tackling hate speech & misinformation on social media platforms. Here is a recent talk on building the Responsible AI pipeline.
Bringing Responsibility and Tech Ethics into the Organization, a video series developed for Dataiku. (free resource)
TECH ETHICIST & DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP EXPERT Responsible Tech Leader | Founder of All Tech Is Human
David Ryan Polgar is a leading voice in the areas of tech ethics, digital citizenship, responsible tech, and what it means to be human in the digital age. David is a global speaker, a regular media commentator for national & international press, and a frequent advisor & consultant on building a better tech future. He serves as a founding member of TikTok's Content Advisory Council, along with the Technology & Adolescent Mental Wellness (TAM program).
David is the founder of All Tech Is Human, an organization committed to informing & inspiring the next generation of responsible technologists & changemakers. Leading the organization, David recently developed a "Responsible Tech Guide" to help college students, grad students, and young professionals get plugged into the Responsible Tech ecosystem. In addition, David spearheaded the report, Improving Social Media: The People, Organizations and Ideas for a Better Tech Future. He also co-led the report, The Business Case for AI Ethics: Moving from Theory to Action.
He is also the co-host/co-creator of Funny as Tech, a NYC-based podcast & occasional live show that deals with our messy relationship with technology.
David recently has developed a digital citizenship class for adults and a tech ethics hub for college students, and recently filmed a free class on Bringing Responsibility and Tech Ethics into the Organization.
On the forefront of issues related to tech ethics, digital citizenship, and promoting Responsible Tech. Founder of All Tech Is Human, which is committed to informing & inspiring the next generation of responsible technologists & changemakers.
3-time TEDx, The School of The New York Times, TNW Conference (Amsterdam), Harvard Business School, Princeton, Future Health Summit (Dublin), FutureNow conference (Bratislava), TechChill (Latvia)