Hitachi Center Speaker Series: Joi Ito
January 30th, 2014: 5:30 - 6:30 PM, ASEAN Auditorium, The Fletcher School, Tufts University
Registration is required.
Joi Ito has been recognized for his work as an activist, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and advocate of emergent democracy, privacy, and Internet freedom. As director of the MIT Media Lab, he is currently exploring how radical new approaches to science and technology can transform society in substantial and positive ways. Ito studied computer science at Tufts University briefly before leaving to pursue other opportunities, and has since served as both board chair and CEO of Creative Commons, and sits on the boards of Sony Corporation, Knight Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, The New York Times Company, and The Mozilla Foundation.