About

Shuli Hallak is a New York City based digital privacy consultant, speaker, writer and currently Executive Vice President of Internet Society, NY Chapter.

She specializes in making complex technical information understandable to groups of people and is passionate about explaining how tech works, especially issues relating to digital privacy, so that we can all make informed decisions for ourselves.

Shuli has an extensive background as a visual artist working in editorial and commercial photography, focusing on large scale infrastructure and industrial systems.

Since receiving her MFA in Photography from the School of Visual Arts in NYC in 2005, Shuli has had several group and solo shows in Boston, NYC, and Minneapolis. Her work has been published in Fortune, Fast Company, The New York Times Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Conde Nast Portfolio, Bloomberg News, The Guardian, Slate, Orion, and others.

Shuli started Invisible Networks in 2013, working with core networks and telecoms to show the physical infrastructure of the Internet and visually communicate how it works.


Talks / Presentations:

2015: “Seeing the Internet”, Radical Networks Conference, NYC

2015: Google Tech Talk, Mountain View, CA: “Seeing the Internet”

2014: “Invisible Networks”, Tech NYC Meetup

2013: “Invisible Networks”, NWC Meetup

Awards:

2007
PDN’s 30 Emerging Photographers to Watch
Santa Fe Prize Finalist
Hey Hot Shot! Winner

Exhibitions:
2009
Cargo, Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis
2008
Cargo, Moti Hasson Gallery, New York
2007
Cargo, Soho House, New York
2005
Cargo, Gallery Kayafas, Boston
Traffic, Group show, Exit Art, New York

Education:
BA, Philosophy, Washington University, St. Louis, 1999
MFA, Photography, School of Visual Arts, New York City, 2005