Director of Global Affairs & Sustainability
Deji Bryce Olukotun is the Director of Global Affairs & Sustainability at Sonos, responsible for overseeing sustainability, the Sonos Foundation, and corporate policy. Prior to Sonos, Deji worked at the digital rights organization Access Now, where he drove campaigns on fighting internet shutdowns, cybersecurity, and online censorship. Before that, he fought for free expression and the defense of writers around the world at PEN American Center with support from the Ford Foundation. Deji is a Future Tense Fellow at the New America Foundation where he explores the intersection of science, fiction, and policy. He holds a J.D. from Stanford Law School, a BA from Yale University, and dual masters degrees in Creative Writing and Justice & Transformation from the University of Cape Town, where he was a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar. He is the author of two novels and his fiction has appeared in many different book collections. His science fiction appeared in 2020’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, edited by Outlander creator Diana Galbadon.