Olya Kudina is an ethicist of technology focusing on the dynamic interaction between values and technologies. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor at Delft University of Technology, where she helps to analyze and establish technology development with ethical reflection and cultural sensitivity as integral counterparts.
Coupled with her expertise in empirical philosophy, Olya connects ethics, design and governance in providing strategic foresight and developing technologies that are adaptable to the changing world. Olya holds a PhD degree in Philosophy of Technology from the University of Twente. Her previous work outside academia adds diplomacy, (inter)governmental work, data protection and privacy to her skill-set.
Olya speaks English, Spanish, Dutch, Ukrainian and Russian fluently, with limited working proficiency in several other languages.