Founder and CEO of Freedom
Fred is the Founder and CEO of Freedom, a company that works to increase productivity and wellbeing by reducing digital distractions. Prior to founding Freedom, Fred was a researcher and faculty member at UNC-Chapel Hill and Carnegie Mellon University. Fred has spent most of his career studying and building systems to support the complex interactions that people have with technology at scale. He holds a Ph.D. in Information Science (HCI), and degrees in Survey Research and Economics from UNC-Chapel Hill. Additionally, he completed postdoctoral work in Behavioral Economics at CMU.