The Influence Industry Project: Interview Series

We are pleased to introduce the Influence Industry Expert Interview Series.

Inspired by the excellent work of professionals within our international networks, these interviews are a way to amplify the work and voices of the community examining the global and local practices of influencing elections.

Throughout this series, we invite you to join us as we hear from international researchers, professionals and organisers, who have worked on uncovering the broad network of practices and companies working on political influence.

Listen in as former Data and Politics project co-lead Varoon Bashyakarla speaks with various experts, we’ll update this page as we launch new episodes as well as our YouTube channel.

Cyber-security expert Bob Diachenko:

Bob Diachenko, one of the founders of Security Discovery describes his journey into data security, why companies minimize the large role that human error plays in data breaches and what politicians running a data-driven campaign should be promising their constituents.

Find the audio and transcript here: Interview with Bob Diachenko or on YouTube: here

Lawyer's Hub guests Linda Bonyo and Catherine Muya

Linda Bonyo, the founder and CEO of Lawyer's Hub describes her experience working to bridge the divide between technologists and law practitioners and the digital divide in Kenya. Fellow lawyer, Catherine Muya, also discusses issues of digital identity.

Find the audio and transcript here: Interview with Linda Bonyo and Catherine Muya or on YouTube: here

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