Anil Dash

Anil Dash is the CEO of Glitch, the friendly developer community that’s the easiest way to create web apps. He is recognized as one of the technology industry’s staunchest advocates for more humane, inclusive, and ethical technology through his work as an entrepreneur, activist, and writer.

Described by the New Yorker as a “blogging pioneer”, his Webby-recognized personal website has been cited in sources ranging from the New York Times to the BBC to TMZ, and in hundreds of academic papers. As a writer and artist, Dash has been a contributing editor and monthly columnist for Wired, had his works exhibited in the New Museum of Contemporary Art, and collaborated with Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda on one of the most popular Spotify playlists of 2018. In 2013, Time named @anildash one of the best accounts on Twitter, and he is the only person ever retweeted by Bill Gates, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Prince, a succinct summarization of Dash’s interests. Dash has been a featured speaker and guest in a broad range of media ranging from the Aspen Ideas Festival to SXSW to Desus and Mero’s late-night show.

Dash is based in New York City, where he lives with his wife Alaina Browne and their son Malcolm. He has never played a round of golf, drank a cup of coffee, or graduated from college.
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