Silicon Valley company uses tech for social good

Silicon Valley company uses tech for social good
Silicon Valley company uses tech for social good

Silicon Valley company uses tech for social good

Native Chicagoan Jim Fruchterman is CEO and founder of California-based Benetech, a company “with a pure focus on developing technology for social good.” The MacArthur Genius award winner explains why he believes that, “…victims of human rights abuse, refugees, LGBT individuals, and survivors of gender-based violence deserve the same kind of respect for their sensitive information as you expect when you visit a clinic…” (photo: Jim Fruchterman poses for a photo in the software testing room of the Benetech company headquarters in 2003. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)