Harri Hursti

Founding Partner, Nordic Innovation Labs

Harri Hursti is Founding Partner for Nordic Innovation Labs. He is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on electronic voting security. He has conducted and co-authored studies on election systems vulnerabilities at the request of legislators and policy makers in five countries including the United States. He successfully demonstrated how Diebold Election Systems’ voting machines could be hacked in 2005, ultimately altering final voting results. Demonstrations of these attacks were filmed for an HBO documentary called Hacking Democracy which was nominated for an Emmy award for outstanding investigative journalism.