Building peace in the minds of men and women

World Press Freedom Day 2019

Thu, 2 May -
15:30 to 17:00

Parallel Session 4

Stephen King

CEO, Luminate

As CEO, Mr. King leads Luminate’s overall team and strategy. He brings over 25 years of leadership experience to his role, with a career focus on using media and technology to create positive social impact and hold power to account.

Before joining Luminate, King was a partner at Omidyar Network where he led the Governance and Citizen Engagement initiative and helped establish its global network of investments. Prior to that, he worked at BBC Media Action where, as Chief Executive, he helped build the organisation’s reputation as a global leader in using media to promote better governance and transparency, and improve the lives of the world’s poorest.

King has held executive positions at several nonprofit organisations and companies in the UK, North America, and Asia. He is a currently a board member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and of Phandeeyar, a technology incubator.