Sam Gregory

program director Witness

Sam Gregory is an award-winning technologist, media-maker and human rights advocate. He is Program Director of WITNESS, which helps people use video and technology for human rights and civic journalism. An expert on new forms of misinformation and disinformation as well as innovations in preserving trust and authenticity, he leads work on better preparedness for deepfakes and other emerging areas of opportunity and threat for civic media and human rights. He co-chairs the Partnership on AI’s Expert Group on AI and the Media and taught at the Harvard Kennedy School from 2010-18. Widely quoted in the media, he has spoken at Davos and the White House, and is on the Advisory Board of First Draft and the Technology Advisory Board of the International Criminal Court.

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