Daniel G. Newman is President and Co-Founder of MapLight, a nonpartisan nonprofit revealing money’s influence on politics. Daniel was named one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business in 2010 for his work at MapLight. Prior to co-founding MapLight, Newman founded Say I Can, a speech recognition software firm, and he is the author of three books on speech recognition software. Dan received an M.A. degree in Psychology from the University of California at Berkeley, where he attended on a National Science Foundation Fellowship, and a B.A. degree in Biomedical Ethics from Brown University. He is also a 2011-13 Network Fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University.