Election Results 2020: What could go wrong, and how do we know if it did?
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Wednesday, October 13th, 2020 @ 5:30pm PST (1.5 hours)
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An election like no other: social media, “fake news,” Russian meddling, cyber hacking, defunding the Post Office, unprecedented vote by mail, outdated election equipment, a global pandemic, growing civil unrest and a divided country with 50 unique sets of election law.
Will technology solve the challenges this election faces, or will it exacerbate the risk and uncertainty? On October 13th, tune in to hear from Thomas Hicks, US Elections Assistance Commissioner, Lori Contorer, election security expert and founder of leading election innovation company Everyone Counts, and a social media expert as they share their insights, analysis and what to look for when polls open and the results begin to come in…
LORI (STEELE) CONTORER, C-LEVEL TECHNOLOGY EXECUTIVE, BOARD MEMBER, PUBLIC SPEAKER
Lori Contorer is an accomplished global technology company founder, CEO, board Chair, and nonprofit leader; and a finance, digital transformation and leadership expert. As founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Everyone Counts, Inc. for more than a decade, Lori Steele Contorer pioneered the use of modern technology in government and private elections globally, bringing state of the art security and accessibility to voting for states in the US, countries around the globe and private organizations including the Oscars and the Emmys. Her visionary leadership in business, innovation and elections has been recognized with myriad awards, including Fortune Magazine’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs.
CEO of Thriving Blue Dot, Lori inspires and helps drive effective organizational growth and industry transformation through board leadership and governance, consultancy and public speaking.
A cancer survivor and enthusiastic outdoor adventurer, Lori is a certified sailboat pilot and former heli-skier who recently completed the Tour de Mont Blanc, a three-country, 170 km mountain hike including 30 km of ascent. An Ohio native and long-time San Diegan, she travels internationally frequently, but treasures every moment at home in La Jolla cooking with her husband, laughing with family and friends, singing, and thinking hard about the best ways to help solve some of the enormous challenges facing humanity today.
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