Fred Benenson

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Fred Benenson

As a research associate with Eyebeam, Fred Benenson collaborated with Senior Fellow Michael Mandiberg on One For The Commons, and other initiatives to encourage open licensing in the arts and design community.

Fred works for Kickstarter and was previously employed as a Creative Commons‘ representative in NYC. He went to ITP and finished in ’08, but also went to NYU for undergrad in philosophy and computer science and started Free Culture @ NYU during his senior year. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses at NYU on copyright and cyberlaw.  His most recent project, Emoji Dick, involved hiring thousands of web workers to translate Moby Dick into Japanese Emoji icons.