Daniel Araya (PhD) is a consultant and advisor to government with a special interest in technological innovation, public policy, and governance. He is currently Senior Partner with the World Legal Summit and Senior Fellow with the Centre for International Governance Innovation. He is a regular contributor to various media outlets including Forbes, The Brookings Institution, and Singularity Hub. He has been invited to speak at a number of universities and research centers including the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Harvard University, the American Enterprise Institute, the Center for Global Policy Solutions, Stanford University, the University of Toronto, UC Santa Cruz, and Microsoft Research. His newest books include: Augmented Intelligence (2018), and Smart Cities as Democratic Ecologies (2015). Daniel is completing his LLM degree with the University of Toronto and has a doctorate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.