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David Madden

Director, Luminate Strategic Initiatives

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David Madden

Director, Luminate Strategic Initiatives

David leads Luminate Strategic Initiatives’ Ecosystems & Partnerships team which builds the long-term infrastructure and funding collaborations needed to rein in Big Tech and advance a better internet for all. He was previously Head of Innovation for Luminate. 

David brings nearly 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur creating organisations that use technology to drive change. Prior to joining Luminate, David was the Founder & CEO of Phandeeyar, a tech hub in Yangon, which spearheaded the development of Myanmar’s startup and social innovation ecosystem. 

Previously, David co-founded Purpose, a global social impact agency, which uses technology to build movements and harness New Power. A civic tech pioneer, he co-founded Avaaz, the world’s largest online citizens’ movement, now with more than 50 million members, and GetUp, a technology-enabled movement that has more members than all of Australia’s political parties combined. 

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