Jared Ford

Technology Innovation Analyst

Jared Ford

Jared Ford is an advisor for innovation and technology at NDI, where he has designed global policy and directed political technology programs in dozens of countries. His specialties include technology strategy to impact governance, advocacy, organizing, and oversight activities. His leadership skills have been applied to building political and civic organizations, safeguarding elections, and promoting citizen participation. Prior to joining NDI, Ford was a Legislative Assistant for Senator Patrick Leahy. He previously worked on peace technology as a consultant at the United States Institute of Peace and interned for the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Ford holds a Master’s in Peace and Conflict Resolution from American University’s School of International Service, and a BA in Psychology from Amherst College. 

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By Jared Ford | October 21, 2013
Counting All Voices - New Fund Deadline November 8
By Jared Ford | October 8, 2013
Opening Parliaments In Beautiful Visualizations
By Jared Ford | September 17, 2013
Crowdsourcing Political Incidents Online
By Jared Ford | September 10, 2013
ElecTech Afghanistan: Increasing Transparency and Participation
By Jared Ford | March 22, 2013
Smart SMS Parsing for Better Election Observation
By Jared Ford | October 30, 2012
Tech for Elections: Telling a Compelling Story About an Election
By Jared Ford | September 28, 2012
Tech for Elections: Improving Data from the Crowd
By Jared Ford | September 12, 2012
Tech for Elections: Grounded Processes and Smart Tools
By Jared Ford | July 31, 2012
Are you listening? Consultation in Policy Development
By Jared Ford | July 6, 2012
OGP: Progress and Challenges
By Jared Ford | March 20, 2012
Now Hiring: Program Officer
By Jared Ford | November 4, 2011
Adapt and Evolve