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Richard Reisman

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Richard Reisman is a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Foundation for American Innovation. Richard is an independent media-tech innovator and frequent contributor to Tech Policy Press, who blogs on human-centered digital services and tech policy at Recent work includes a series for Tech Policy Press on delegation and user choice and the media ecology and technical architectures that can regain social media’s promise for augmenting digital society. He has been studying and designing systems for augmenting human collaboration and for sensibly distributing control of technology for decades.

Reisman has managed and consulted for businesses of all sizes, developed pioneering online services, and holds over 50 media-tech patents licensed by over 200 companies to serve billions of users. His book, FairPay: Adaptively Win-Win Customer Relationships, and related blog,, introduce new customer-value-first revenue strategies for digital services that were described in the Harvard Business Review.

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