The World Food Prize Foundation

2015 Borlaug Dialogue Speakers

Alexander B. Howard

Senior Editor for Technology and Society, Huffington Post

Alexander B. Howard is the first senior editor for technology and society at The Huffington Post. He is a former research fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University and the Ash Center for Democratic Innovation in Governance at the Harvard Kennedy School. In 2013, Howard founded, a blog focused on open government and civic technology. Previously, he was the Washington Correspondent for O’Reilly Media, an associate editor at TechTarget, and a columnist at TechRepublic and TechPresident. He has contributed to WIRED, National Journal, PBS Mediashift, The Daily Beast, NextGov, Forbes, Buzzfeed, Slate, The Atlantic, Govfresh, ReadWriteWeb, Mashable, and The Association for Computer Manufacturing, among other fine publications. He is a graduate of Colby College.

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