Our Team

The National Democratic Institute (NDI) is a non-profit, non-partisan, non-governmental organization that works in partnership around the world to strengthen and safeguard democratic institutions, processes, norms and values to secure a better quality of life for all. NDI envisions a world where democracy and freedom prevail, with dignity for all.

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DemTech is a department within NDI that specializes in the impacts of technology on democracy, the use of technology in democratic development and applying human-centered design approaches to democracy programming. 

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Moira Whelan
Director, Democracy and Technology

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Chris Doten
Chief Innovation Officer

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Dan Arnaudo
Advisor for Information Strategies

Sarah Moulton
Technology Innovation Advisor

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Kristi Arbogast
Design4Democracy Community Manager

Priyal Bhatt
Program Officer

Madeleine Nicoloff
Program Associate

Rafael Prado
Project Assistant

Kaleigh Schwalbe
Program Manager


Evan Summers
Cybersecurity Program Manager

Victoria Welborn
Senior Program Manager