Róbert Bjarnason

President & CEO, Citizens Foundation, Iceland

Róbert is a successful entrepreneur that introduced the web to Iceland in 1993 and in 1995 to Denmark. Before co-founding the nonprofit Citizens Foundation in the year 2008 he worked in the video game industry where his teams received many awards. The Citizens Foundation specializes in citizen participation and digital democracy. We have recently seen technology undermine faith in debate in the public arena; the Citizens Foundation believes that innovations in technology can be used to restore faith in democratic debate and institutions instead.