Henry Ajder

Head Of Policy & Partnerships, Metaphysic. Advisor And Speaker On Synthetic Media And Deepfakes.

Henry Ajder is Head of Policy & Partnerships at Metaphysic, a company pioneering the ethical development of hyper realistic synthetic media technologies. He is also co-founder of Synthetic Futures, a global community committed to realising synthetic media’s creative potential in an ethical way.

A leading expert on synthetic media and deepfakes, Henry authored the groundbreaking State of Deepfakes 2019 and Automating Image Abuse reports that changed the world’s understanding of the deepfake landscape. As an advisor, Henry works with governments, companies, and NGOs to better understand the threats and opportunities synthetic media present. He is a frequent contributor to print and broadcast media as well as speaking engagements. Previously, Henry was Head of Research Analysis at the world’s first deepfake detection company, Sensity and an emerging technologies researcher at London based thinktank, Nesta. He holds degrees from the University of Cambridge and the University of Warwick

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