Leaders in the field of election administration from Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas gathered in London to discuss a wide array of election-related topics and focused on how technology can help strengthening democracy.

Ugandans considered the implementation of biometric technology as a quite fair and easy way to improve election transparency and bring their country to the 21st century.

30,500 biometric devices were deployed across 30,000 polling stations during the first round of the General Elections held on February 18.
Ugandans considered the implementation of our biometric technology as a great step forward to improve election transparency and bring their country to the 21st century.

30,500 biometric devices were deployed across 30,000 polling stations during the first round of the General Elections held on February 18.
Lord Mark Malloch-Brown, Smartmatic's Chairman, joined a panel discussion with Foreign Policy’s David Rothkopf and Pat Merloe of the National Democratic Institute to discuss how technology, such as Internet voting and electronic voting, can support more robust democracies.

The Atlantic Council is one of the most respected think thanks in Washington DC, working on policy and promoting debates around important global political topics. The event gathered a very impressive list of participants debated and discussed about technology in elections and what would be a global policy approach to it.

Founded in the USA in 2000, Smartmatic's commitment to innovative technology and democracy has helped it to become the global leader of the electronic voting industry. Today, out of the eight countries pioneering election automation Smartmatic provides technology and services to six of them: Belgium, Brazil, Estonia, the Philippines, USA and Venezuela.

The company has managed over 3,500 election projects across five continents, processing over 2.5 billion votes. It serves customers through an organization comprising over 600 employees across 12 offices around the world.

Smartmatic is headquartered and incorporated in London.