Kevin Macnish is assistant professor of ethics and technology in the department of philosophy at UT. A former security analyst, Macnish
has published and spoken widely in the areas of ethics and technology, with a particular focus on surveillance and security. His publications include ethical analyses of automated systems, social media, and mass surveillance, and he has presented evidence on social media and big data to the UK House of Commons, and on remote piloted systems to the UK House of Lords. He is currently editing a work on big data and democracy. Macnish has worked as an ethical advisor on the SUBITO and MOSAIC FP7 projects, and served as an independent ethical assessor for the CNTF-Composites FP7 and the RAWFIE H2020 projects. He is also an independent ethics expert with REA.