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Epstein Fallout: Joi Ito Resigns From MIT Media Lab, Multiple Boards

5 monthes ago   |   By Xconomy

The ripple effects from a report Friday in The New Yorker about ties between the MIT Media Lab and disgraced financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein continue to spread. After Joi Ito resigned as the Media Lab's director on Saturday, he also relinquished high-profile board seats with The New York Times Company , the Knight Foundation , the MacArthur Foundation , and PureTech Health , a Boston-based biotech company. Ito also resigned a visiting professorship at Harvard Law School, according to a spokeswoman. These are nowhere near all the boards that Ito is listed as sitting on...
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Ito out at PureTech, MIT after Epstein funding scandal exposed

Ito out at PureTech, MIT after Epstein funding scandal exposed

5 monthes ago   |   By Fierce Biotech

Joichi Ito has been forced out as head of the Media Lab at MIT as well as from biotech builder PureTech's board after financial ties to the deceased sex offender Jeffrey Epstein were uncovered.
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