About

Short biography

Fred Stutzman is founder of Eighty Percent Solutions, a LAUNCH Incubator company which builds the innovative productivity software Freedom and Anti-Social. Previously, he was co-founder of ClaimID.com and technology researcher at UNC-Chapel Hill and Carnegie Mellon University. He holds a Ph.D. in Information Science, a graduate certificate in quantitative research, and a B.A. in Economics. Currently, he is adjunct professor at UNC’s School of Information and Library Science, where he teaches courses about privacy and social media.

Longer biography

Fred Stutzman is founder of Eighty Percent Solutions, a LAUNCH Incubator company which builds the innovative productivity software Freedom and Anti-Social. Previously, he was co-founder of ClaimID.com and technology researcher at UNC-Chapel Hill and Carnegie Mellon University. He holds a Ph.D. in Information Science, a graduate certificate in quantitative research, and a B.A. in Economics. Currently, he is adjunct professor at UNC’s School of Information and Library Science, where he teaches courses about privacy and social media.

Fred's work focuses on building smarter, more useful social technologies. To that extent, his work covers diverse areas such as privacy, productivity, technology policy, and user interfaces. His research has been published in venues such as the ACM Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (CHI), the International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), the Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality, and the California and Washington Law Reviews.

Fred's products have been used by over one million individuals. His products and research have been covered by top media organizations including the New York Times, NPR, The New Yorker, Economist, New York Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, USA Today, Washington Post, Wired, Newsweek, Slate, Salon and InStyle Magazine.

Photograph

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Resume

I've posted copies of my resume, and for academic uses, my curriculum vitae. If you'd like to know more, please connect to me through LinkedIn or send an email.