Daniel Araya is a researcher and advisor to government with a special interest in technological innovation, public policy, and education. He is a Sharing Cities Policy Fellow and a regular contributor to various media outlets including Futurism, The Brookings Institution, Singularity Hub, and Medium. He has written or edited eight books overlapping public policy and learning and is an alumnus of Singularity University in Silicon Valley. He is also a film producer and holds a doctorate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.