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Press, Talks, Interviews

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The Skimm

We were shouted out in the Skimm for our work on ePluribus in May of 2019. You can find the mention at the bottom of the edition here.

StateScoop: 20 Open Gov Leaders You Need to Know

I was named one of StateScoop's 20 Open Gov Leaders You Need to Know for my work on ePluribus. You can see the original article here. I have been featured in StateScoop in multiple other articles as well.

Stanford Daily

Featured in the Stanford Daily for our work on ePluribus. The article details how our work helps Americans reach elected officials more easily and with greater impact than ever before. See the original piece here

Fast Company

Article by Adele Peters of Fast Company about the release of our Chrome extension at ePluribus. Included an interview to pull direct quotes about our platform. See the article here.


I was awarded an OZY Genius award in 2017. This article announced the award winners, including a bio of each individual and a project description. Once again, this included a live interview to pull direct quotes. See the piece here. OZY has published multiple pieces about me and my work on ePluribus. Image from OZY below.

GovTech Magazine

I have been featured in GovTech multiple times. The first instance was following a successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, announcing ePluribus to the public. Find that piece here.


LifeHacker ran an article about our ePluribus Chrome Extension, featuring quotes from me and my co-founder. You can find the article here.

CrunchBase News

CrunchBase News featured us prior to the 2018 midterms as a top startup building a better democracy. You can see the feature here.

Yahoo! Finance

Yahoo! Finance covered our public release of the Unum ID app and announcement of funding from Samsung NEXT. You can see the article here.

Podcasts, Video, Radio, and TV
Live Interview at TC Disrupt

As a Top Pick for Disrupt SF 2019, I was interviewed live on stage by TechCrunch's top privacy and security reporter. See an image of the interview below.





620 AM WTMJ in Milwaukee

Interviewed by Erik Bilstad on a local radio station in Wisconsin about ePluribus. The piece ran in a number of small segments over a a few weeks. Examples below.

OZY Media

Interviewed by Daniel Malloy of OZY Media about ePluribus in 2017. You can listen to it below. Article here.

The Great Battlefield

Interviewed by Nathaniel Pearlman, the founder of NGP Van, about the problem of identity fraud in our political system and the steps we are taking to combat it at ePluribus and Unum ID. Listen to it below.

Today's WTMJ4 Milwaukee

Interviewed by George Mallet of WTMJ4 News in Wisconsin. The piece ran on the local evening news in Milwaukee, WI.

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Talks and Presentations

CIS Pitch Competition in LA (2019)

I presented at the CIS Blockchain Technology Investing Conference as part of "Block Tank LA." We pitched Unum ID as a solution for secure resident IDs for the city, and received immense interest.

Palo Alto University Rotary Club (2019)

I spoke at the Palo Alto University Rotary Club about the problem of verified identity in civics and what we are doing to fix it at ePluribus and Unum ID. They have invited me back to speak.



Guest Speaker: Mills College Lecture (2019)

Sponsored by the Chair of the Political Science Department, the Computer Science Department, and the Math Department. Gave a guest lecture about the problem of identity fraud in our political system.

Stanford ASES Bootcamp: Guest Lecture (2018, 2019, 2020)

Invited to speak at ASES Bootcamp, an intensive 10-week program teaching students the nuts and bolts of building a startup. I lectured about need-finding and customer discovery, focusing on personal anecdotes from ePluribus and Unum ID. I was invited back in 2019.


Stanford SENSA Workshop (2018)

Invited to speak at a workshop on social entrepreneurship. I invited students into the decision-making process of the CEO of a startup, posing difficult decisions I have made as case studies.

Stanford Hacking4Defense (2018)

I presented with two team members to military officers, academics, and entrepreneurs about our learnings on how to rescue a downed pilot in enemy territory. You can see the presentation here.

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