Lindsay Gorman

Lindsay Gorman
Fellow for Emerging Technologies
Alliance for Securing Democracy

Lindsay Gorman is the Fellow for Emerging Technologies at the Alliance for Securing Democracy. Before joining GMF, she ran a technology consulting firm, Politech Advisory, working with start-up companies and venture capital firms in artificial intelligence and FinTech. She was also an adjunct fellow in CSIS’s Technology Policy Program. Lindsay built her policy career in the Office of U.S. Senator Mark Warner, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and the National Academy of Sciences. In addition to bipartisan legislation, she crafted policy guidance on cybersecurity and cyber warfare, autonomous vehicles, smart cities, FinTech and financial regulation, artificial intelligence, disease surveillance, advanced manufacturing, and the internet of things. At the National Academy of Sciences, she supported the Committee on International Security and Arms Control in track II nuclear and cyber security dialogues with Chinese and Russian experts. Lindsay’s technical expertise lies in artificial intelligence, statistical machine learning, and quantum materials. She has published a Nature Physics paper on topological insulators and programmed AI systems for a self-driving car in the DARPA Urban Challenge. Lindsay holds an A.B. in physics from Princeton University, where she graduated magna cum laude, and a M.S. in applied physics from Stanford University.


Recent Events and Presentations

March 12, 2020

ITIF hosted a panel discussion about the emerging trends in the spread of deepfakes, the capabilities of the technology, and the opportunities available for the public and private sector to respond to these challenges.