Dan Jellinek is Managing Director and co-founder of Headstar (www.headstar.com), a publishing, research and events company focusing on technology, government and social issues. Dan is a journalist and publisher with more than 15 years experience in technology and government. In his early career he wrote for The Guardian and BBC Online.
He is Chair of the Sussex Community Internet Project (www.scip.org.uk), a non-profit body helping community groups use IT; and is on the international board of E-Democracy.Org, a charity which aims to improve participation in democracy through the use of information networks. In 2004 Dan was voted among the top 10 individuals and organisations in the world having the greatest impact on the way the Internet is changing politics, at the Fifth World Forum on e-Democracy in Paris.