Sue Gardner

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Sue is a long-time advocate for a free and open internet. 

She is the former Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation and previously ran the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's website and online news outlets.

Sue has been named a Technology Pioneer for the World Economic Forum at Davos, was the inaugural recipient of the Knight Foundation’s Innovation Award, received the Cultural Humanist of the Year award from the Harvard Humanist Association, and is a proud recipient of the Nyan Cat Medal of Internet Awesomeness for Defending Internet Freedom.

Sue is currently an advisor, consultant, and board member for mission-driven technology and media organizations, and is a frequent public speaker on internet-related issues.