Data Futures Lab

The Data Futures Lab is an experimental space for instigating new approaches to data stewardship challenges. It provides funding, scaffolding for collaboration, convening around emerging ideas, and a place to workshop approaches to data stewardship which give greater control and agency to people.

Our Fellows

Our cohort members have access to and receive direct support from Mozilla Fellows. Fellows are thought leaders and practitioners across the globe leading the movement for a more fair data economy.

Brandi Geurkink
2022 Senior Mozilla Fellow

Brandi is a Senior Fellow at Mozilla where she comes up with new ways to hold the internet’s biggest platforms accountable for algorithms, online advertising, privacy, and other issues. She is the creator of the YouTubeRegrets campaign.

Anouk Ruhaak
2021-2022 Fellow

Anouk creates new models of data governance for the public good. As an architect and advocate of data trusts, she promotes governance models that safeguard privacy and protect society from the negative externalities of data sharing.

Professor Sylvie Delacroix
2021 Fellow

Sylvie focuses on the intersection between law and ethics, with a particular interest in data and machine ethics. As a Mozilla Fellow, her research focused on the design of computer systems meant for morally-loaded contexts.

Richard Whitt
2021 Fellow

Richard is the founder of the GLIAnet project, which seeks to build new Web ecosystems founded on trustworthy fiduciaries, digital lifestreams, Personal AIs, and symmetrical interfaces.

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Interested in becoming a fellow? Let us know. Explore other fellowship opportunities at Mozilla.

Our Funders

The Data Futures Lab is funded by Siegel Family Endowment, Luminate, and Mozilla.

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Partner with us Join a growing network of partners who fund and support a new data economy in the public interest. Contact [email protected].

Our Team

The Data Futures Lab team works closely with leadership and the Insights team at Mozilla. Through these partnerships, the Lab produces research that informs the strategy of the Lab and contributes to the knowledge base of the data governance field.

Champika Fernando
Data Futures Lab Lead
Marie Goumballa
Program Manager, Data Futures Lab
Lisa Gutermuth
Program Officer, Data Futures Lab
Miguel Morachimo
Program Officer, Data Futures Lab
J. Bob Alotta
VP, Global Programs
Stefan Baack
Research and Data Analyst, Insights
Maximilian Gahntz
Senior Policy Researcher, Insights
Kasia Odrozek
Director, Insights

Kasia is a lawyer, sociologist, digital rights activist and product manager. Before leading Insights at Mozilla, she worked on developing open culture and software with Wikipedia communities and dipped her toe in the startup scene with her podcastin…

Our Fellows

Our cohort members have access to and receive direct support from Mozilla Fellows. Fellows are thought leaders and practitioners across the globe leading the movement for a more fair data economy.

Brandi Geurkink
2022 Senior Mozilla Fellow

Brandi is a Senior Fellow at Mozilla where she comes up with new ways to hold the internet’s biggest platforms accountable for algorithms, online advertising, privacy, and other issues. She is the creator of the YouTubeRegrets campaign.

Anouk Ruhaak
2021-2022 Fellow

Anouk creates new models of data governance for the public good. As an architect and advocate of data trusts, she promotes governance models that safeguard privacy and protect society from the negative externalities of data sharing.

Professor Sylvie Delacroix
2021 Fellow

Sylvie focuses on the intersection between law and ethics, with a particular interest in data and machine ethics. As a Mozilla Fellow, her research focused on the design of computer systems meant for morally-loaded contexts.

Richard Whitt
2021 Fellow

Richard is the founder of the GLIAnet project, which seeks to build new Web ecosystems founded on trustworthy fiduciaries, digital lifestreams, Personal AIs, and symmetrical interfaces.

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Interested in becoming a fellow? Let us know. Explore other fellowship opportunities at Mozilla.

Our Funders

The Data Futures Lab is funded by Siegel Family Endowment, Luminate, and Mozilla.

speech bubble

Partner with us Join a growing network of partners who fund and support a new data economy in the public interest. Contact [email protected].

Our Team

The Data Futures Lab team works closely with leadership and the Insights team at Mozilla. Through these partnerships, the Lab produces research that informs the strategy of the Lab and contributes to the knowledge base of the data governance field.

Champika Fernando
Data Futures Lab Lead
Marie Goumballa
Program Manager, Data Futures Lab
Lisa Gutermuth
Program Officer, Data Futures Lab
Miguel Morachimo
Program Officer, Data Futures Lab
J. Bob Alotta
VP, Global Programs
Stefan Baack
Research and Data Analyst, Insights
Maximilian Gahntz
Senior Policy Researcher, Insights
Kasia Odrozek
Director, Insights

Kasia is a lawyer, sociologist, digital rights activist and product manager. Before leading Insights at Mozilla, she worked on developing open culture and software with Wikipedia communities and dipped her toe in the startup scene with her podcastin…