Andrew McLaughlin works at Medium, leading its content organization, developing new business opportunities, and expanding its presence in New York City.
Andrew is a venture partner at betaworks, a technology and media startup studio and investor based in NYC. As a partner at betaworks from 2012-2016, Andrew was an operator, a company and product builder, a strategist, and an investor, and served as CEO of two betaworks companies, Digg and Instapaper. Andrew serves on the boards of Digg and Chartbeat. Andrew chairs the board of Access Now, an organization devoted to defending and extending the digital rights of activists, journalists, and citizens at risk around the world.
He is a director of theSunlight Foundation, which puts technology to work in civic tech, open data, policy analysis, and journalism to make government and politics more accountable and transparent, and of Public Knowledge, which promotes freedom of expression, an open internet, and the public domain.