CEO, Fog Creek Software
Anil Dash is CEO of Fog Creek Software, creators of the collaborative coding website Glitch. An entrepreneur and activist, he advocates for a more inclusive and ethical technology industry. Dash was an advisor to the Obama White House’s Office of Digital Strategy. He is a board member for Stack Overflow, the Data & Society Research Institute, the New York Tech Alliance, and the Lower East Side Girls Club. The New Yorker described Dash as a “blogging pioneer” for his Webby-recognized personal website, and TIME named @anildash one of the best accounts on Twitter. He’s the only person retweeted by both Bill Gates and Prince, a succinct encapsulation of his interests.