Sherif Elsayed-Ali is head of technology and human rights at Amnesty International, a program he established in 2015. He works both on threats posed to human rights by new technologies, and opportunities to leverage technology to enhance the protection of rights. Previously, Sherif led Amnesty International's global work on refugee and migrants' rights. He has more than 15 years experience in human rights research and advocacy internationally. Sherif studied engineering and international law at the American University in Cairo and has a master in public administration from Harvard Kennedy School.