Jason Q. Ng is a senior data science manager at Duolingo, with past data science experience at Spotify, the Vera Institute of Justice, and Tumblr. He is the author of Blocked on Weibo (The New Press, 2013), a book on Chinese social media and internet regulation, and he developed censorship monitoring tools as a research fellow at The University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab and China Digital Times. He has also taught on digital activism at Columbia University SIPA and Yale University. His research, writing, and translations have been featured in the New York Times, Reuters, Le Monde, Wall Street Journal, Technology Review, Foreign Affairs, and VICE. He was previously a Google Policy Fellow and an Open Technology Fund Senior Research Fellow, did graduate study at the University of Pittsburgh in East Asian studies, and worked as a book editor after studying English at Brown University.
Ng served as External Evaluator for the 2023–2025 Just Tech Fellowship.