Former ITIF Staff

Kathryn Angstadt

Kathryn Angstadt
Former Staff
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
E-Mail:
kangstadt@itif.org
Phone:
202-524-4384

Kathryn joined ITIF in 2010 as executive assistant to the President and office manager. Prior to ITIF, Kathryn interned at The Cohen Group, where she conducted high level research and investigated clients issues related to international policy. She graduated from Georgetown University in 2010 with a B.A. in Arabic language studies and a minor in Business. Kathryn spent a semester studying Arabic at the American University in Cairo. Kathryn remains active in the international community in Washington DC. Read more »

Darrene Hackler

Darrene Hackler
Broadband
Competitiveness
Energy & Climate
Economic Theory
Intellectual Property
Productivity
Science and R&D
Trade

Darrene L. Hackler was a Senior Fellow at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF). She is the author of Cities in the Technology Economy (ME Sharpe 2006), which examines the effects of technology industries and infrastructures on cities and the local policy actions required for effective responses to these challenges. Read more »

Emiko Guthe

Executive Assistant
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
E-Mail:
eguthe@itif.org
Phone:
202-449-1351

Emiko Guthe was an executive assistant to the president Robert Atkinson and the office manager at ITIF. Prior to coming to ITIF, she worked as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kazakhstan. Ms. Guthe graduated from Macalester College in 2006 with a B.A. in geography.

Stephen J. Norton

Stephen J. Norton
Communications Director
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
E-Mail:
snorton@itif.org
Phone:
202-626-5758

Steve Norton joined ITIF in 2010 as communications director, bringing over 20 years experience in economic policy and communications. Read more »

Priscilla Jang

Priscilla Jang
Executive Assistant and Office Manager
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
E-Mail:
pjang@itif.org
Phone:
202-449-1351

Priscilla Jang is the executive assistant to the president Robert Atkinson and the office manager at ITIF.  Prior to coming to ITIF, she worked in California at one of the world's largest technology companies.  Ms. Jang is fluent in Korean and graduated from UC Davis in 2006 with a B.A. in history and political science.

Scott M. Andes

Scott M. Andes
Senior Policy Analyst
Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution

Scott Andes is a senior policy analyst at the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution. His work focuses on advanced industries, innovation and technology, and economic development. Prior to joining Brookings, he was a research analyst at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation where he authored and co-authored reports on innovation and domestic economic policy. He was also Special Assistant to Senator Chuck Schumer at the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee and has worked on a number of state and national political campaigns. Andes received his B.A. Read more »

George Ou

Senior Analyst
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

George Ou was a Senior Analyst at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.  Previously, he was Technical Director and Editor at Large at ZDNet.com and wrote one of their most popular blogs “Real World IT“. Before journalism, Mr. Ou was a network engineer.  He built and designed wired network, wireless network, Internet, storage, security, and server infrastructure for various fortune 100 companies.

Julie A. Hedlund

Former Senior Analyst
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Julie Hedlund was a Senior Analyst with the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF).  She has advised IT companies and regulators concerning telecommunications and Internet policy and teaches a popular course for private and public sector officials from developing countries on Internet Regulatory and Trade Policy at the U.S. Telecommunications Training Institute in Washington, DC.