Board of Directors

Members of the ITIF Board of Directors

Blair Levin

Blair Levin
Communications and Society Fellow
Aspen Institute

Blair Levin currently serves as a Communications and Society Fellow with the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program, following his departure from the Federal Communications Commission, where he served as the Executive Director of the Omnibus Broadband Initiative. In his role at the Federal Communications Commission, Mr. Levin oversaw the development of a National Broadband Plan, a project mandated by Congress in the America Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Mr. Levin rejoined the Commission in June 2009, after eight years as an analyst at Legg Mason and Stifel Nicolaus. Read more »

Jeffrey Campbell

Jeffrey Campbell
Director, Technology and Communications
Cisco Systems

Jeffrey A. Campbell is Senior Director, Technology and Trade Policy of Global Policy and Government Affairs for Cisco Systems, Inc., the global leader for networking for the Internet. Since 2001, he has been responsible for developing and implementing Cisco’s public policy agenda with respect to telecommunications, trade, security and technology issues.  In addition to his expertise in telecommunications regulation, Mr. Read more »

Christopher Padilla

Christopher Padilla
Vice President
International Business Machines Corporation

Christopher A. Padilla was named Vice President, Governmental Programs of International Business Machines Corporation in April 2009. Read more »

David Goldston

David Goldston
Director of Government Relations
Natural Resources Defense Council

David Goldston is the Director of Government Relations for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). In 2001, he was appointed to run the House Committee on Science. Prior to this, Goldston was Legislative Director for Congressman Sherwood Boehlert (R-NY). Previously, he served on the Science Committee as Special Assistant on the Subcommittee on Science, Research and Technology. Goldston is a graduate of Cornell University.

Dean Garfield

Dean Garfield
President
Information Technology Industry Council

Dean C. Garfield is President and CEO of the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) a global trade association that is widely viewed as the premier voice, advocate, and thought leader for the information and communications technology sector (ICT). ITI advances policy in global capitals on behalf of the 50 global leaders in the ICT sector. Read more »

Tom Galvin

Tom Galvin
President
463 Communications

Tom Galvin is President of 463 Communications. Prior to founding that organization, Tom served as VeriSign’s Vice President of Government Relations, where he had responsibilities for the company’s extensive interactions with federal and state policy makers regarding homeland security, Internet security and telecommunications policy. He also served as Vice President of Corporate Communications and was named by Technology Marketing Magazine as a “Marketer of the Year” in 2002 for his role in shaping VeriSign’s corporate image. Read more »

Nancy Johnson

Nancy Johnson
Senior Public Policy Advisor
Baker Donelson

Nancy Johnson is Co-Chair of the ITIF Board of Directors. She is a senior public policy advisor in Baker Donelson’s Washington, D.C. office and a member of the Firm’s Federal Public Policy Group. She focuses on health care, tax and trade matters on behalf of Baker Donelson clients. Read more »

David M. Hart

David M. Hart
Director of The Center for Science and Technology Policy
School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs, George Mason University

David M. Hart is Professor and Director of the Center for Science and Technology Policy at the School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs at George Mason University. Professor Hart served as assistant director for innovation policy, with a focus on advanced manufacturing, at the Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, from July 2011 to August 2012. Hart’s recent academic work focuses high-growth entrepreneurship, high-skill migration, and energy innovation. Read more »

Christopher G. Caine

Christopher G. Caine
President
Mercator XXI

Christopher G. Caine president and founder of Mercator XXI, a professional services firm helping clients engage the global economy. Prior to April 2009, Mr. Caine was employed by IBM Corporation for 25 years. For thirteen years he had corporate responsibility for global public policy issues that impacted IBM in his role as Vice President, Governmental Programs. Read more »

William B. Bonvillian

William B. Bonvillian
Director
MIT Washington Office

William B. Bonvillian, since January 2006, has been Director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Washington, D.C., office. At MIT, he works to support MIT’s strong and historic relations with federal R&D agencies, and its role on national science policy. Prior to that position, he served for seventeen years as Legislative Director and Chief Counsel to U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman. His legislative efforts at the Senator’s office included science and technology policies and innovation issues. Read more »