Eleanor Kavanagh-Brown

user-centred designer; project assistant, Academy of Ideas

Eleanor Kavanagh-Brown is a freelance user-centred designer, and is also a project assistant at the Academy of Ideas. She was previously a software engineer, working in the fields of data science and cybersecurity. She has witnessed up close the rapid development of AI, alongside huge growth in power among the largest technology companies. She has become increasingly engaged by the questions that these developments raise concerning the roles of technology, big business and government.