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Joi Ito, director of MIT Media Lab, resigns over ties to Jeffrey Epstein

Published: September 8, 2019
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New reports allege that Ito actively solicited funding from Epstein and systematically tried to cover up the connection.

Days after announcing his intent to stay at the MIT Media Lab and begin a process of “restorative healing,” Joichi Ito, its director, has resigned over his ties to financier and alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein. The announcement comes less than a day after damning new allegations from the New Yorker and the New York Times that Ito’s ties to Epstein were more extensive and secretive than he’d previously admitted.

On August 15, Ito, who had led the prestigious research organization since 2011, apologized for taking research funding from Epstein over a number of years, claiming that he did so with the full support of the university. But the New Yorker and the New York Times, using information from a whistleblower who used to work at the Media Lab, have now reported that he took far more money than previously disclosed and covered up Epstein’s more extensive ties to the lab, even though Epstein was listed as a “disqualified” donor by MIT. 

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