Daniel Araya is a technology consultant and advisor to government with a special interest in technological innovation, public policy, and ‘augmented intelligence’. He works as an executive and advisor within the blockchain space is a regular contributor to various media outlets including The Brookings Institution, Singularity Hub, Futurism, and Medium. His newest books include: Augmented Intelligence (2018), and Smart Cities as Democratic Ecologies (2015). He has a doctorate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is an alumnus of Singularity University’s graduate program in Silicon Valley.