Mary L. Gray is Senior Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research. She maintains a faculty position in the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering with affiliations in Anthropology and Gender Studies at Indiana University. Mary, an anthropologist and media scholar by training, focuses on how people’s everyday uses of technologies transform labor, identity, and human rights. The author of award-winning books and essays that span two decades of scholarship at the intersections of technology, society, and critical studies, Mary also sits on several boards, including Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research and the California Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors. Mary co-founded and currently chairs the Microsoft Research Ethics Review Program—the only federally-registered institutional review board of its kind in the tech industry. In 2020, Mary was named a MacArthur Fellow for her contributions to anthropology and the study of technology, digital economies, and society.