Ed Bice

CEO and board chair Meedan

Ed Bice is the CEO and Board Chair of the global technology non-profit Meedan. Since founding Meedan in 2006 he has devoted his professional energies to improving the internet. Ed has led strategy and project definition for open source software development efforts in social computing. With support from Sida, National Science Foundation, Google and Meta, Meedan has developed human-in-the-loop AI chatbots enabling journalists, scientists, and community leaders to provide knowledge services into closed messaging environments. Ed is a member of the Partnership on AI's AI and Media Steering Committee.

Recent projects include the #FactsFirstPH initiative with Rappler, Confirma 2022 Brazil Election monitoring project with Brazil’s Superior Electoral Court (TSE), Twitter’s media context program, the COVID-19 Vaccine Media Hub (Google), and WhatsApp’s 3PFC (third party fact-checking) program.

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