Melissa Lembke is the Event Coordinator at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. Prior to joining ITIF she worked at a nonprofit organization, an international law firm, and Union Station (one of the city’s top tourist destinations) managing logistics for a variety of events. Melissa graduated from the University of Wisconsin and is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP).
Randolph Court is chief operating officer and managing editor of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. Drawing on more than 15 years’ experience in public policy, corporate communications and journalism, he joined ITIF in January 2015 to oversee production and dissemination of its groundbreaking research reports and to extend ITIF’s influence as the go-to resource for expert policy analysis on the new innovation economy. Read more »
Joshua New is a policy analyst at the Center for Data Innovation. He has a background in government affairs, policy, and communication. Prior to joining the Center for Data Innovation, Joshua graduated from American University with degrees in C.L.E.G. (Communication, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government) and Public Communication. His research focuses on methods of promoting innovative and emerging technologies as a means of improving the economy and quality of life. Read more »
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Alan McQuinn is a Research Assistant with The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. Prior to joining ITIF, he was a telecommunications fellow for Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, an Honorary Co-Chair of ITIF. While part of her team, he assisted with research and analysis for a variety of issues related to information technology and telecommunications. Read more »
Adams Nager is an economic research assistant at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. Areas of interest include macroeconomic growth, competitiveness, and tax theory. Prior to ITIF, Adams was a student at Washington University in St. Louis, where he earned an M.A. in Political Economy and Public Policy and a B.A. in Economics and Political Economy.
Doug Brake is a Telecommunications Policy Analyst with the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. He specializes in broadband policy, wireless enforcement, and spectrum sharing mechanisms. He previously served as a research assistant at the Silicon Flatirons Center at the University of Colorado, where he sought to improve policy surrounding wireless enforcement, interference limits and gigabit network deployment. Read more »
Michelle Wein is ITIF’s Trade Policy Analyst, specializing in the connections between international trade, innovation, intellectual property and economic productivity. Her work has been featured in the Huffington Post, The Hill, Politico and Inside U.S. Trade, among others. Prior to joining ITIF, Michelle worked on intellectual property policy at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and the U.S. Department of State. She also spent four months studying European Union governance challenges in Berlin, Germany.