Julian Sanchez is a Washington, D.C., based research fellow at the libertarian Cato Institute. He studies issues at the busy intersection of technology, privacy, civil liberties, with a special focus on national security surveillance. Sanchez came to Cato from a career in journalism covering many of the same issues, which included stints as the Washington Editor for the technology news site Ars Technica, a blogger for The Economist, and an editor for Reason magazine.
Shanker Singham focuses his practice on the areas of antitrust and international trade law including WTO and market access issues. He advises global companies and national government on trade, competition issues, regulatory and economic integration issues. Read more »
Edward Alden is the Bernard L. Schwartz senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), specializing in U.S. economic competitiveness. In addition, Mr. Alden is the director of the CFR Renewing America publication series. The former Washington bureau chief for the Financial Times, his work focuses on immigration and visa policy, and on U.S. trade and international economic policy. Read more »
Matthew Hancock is an economist and politician. He has been a Member of Parliament for West Suffolk since 2010 and is Minister for Skills in the UK Government’s Departments of Education and of Business. Before entering Parliament he worked as an economist at the Bank of England, and later as Chief of Staff to the Chancellor of the Exchequer (finance minister) George Osborne. He once held the world record for the most northerly game of cricket ever played.
Nadhim Zahawi is an entrepreneur and politician. He has been the Member of Parliament for Stratford-on-Avon since 2010 and sits on the House of Commons Business, Innovation and Skills Committee. Before working in politics he founded the market research and polling company YouGov, taking it public in 2005 and continuing as Chief Executive until his selection as a parliamentary candidate. He is also a non-executive Director of FTSE 250 recruitment business SThree Plc. He is a keen horse rider and used to be a useful show jumper many decades ago.
Carrie Johnson is a Justice Correspondent for the Washington Desk.
She covers a wide variety of stories about justice issues, law enforcement and legal affairs for NPR's flagship programs Morning Edition and All Things Considered, as well as the Newscasts and NPR.org.
While in this role, Johnson has chronicled major challenges to the landmark voting rights law, a botched law enforcement operation targeting gun traffickers along the Southwest border, and the Obama administration's deadly drone program for suspected terrorists overseas. Read more »
Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services
Phillip Singerman serves as Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). In this capacity he is responsible for the NIST suite of external partnership programs, including the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership, the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, NIST technology transfer and small business innovation research awards, economic analysis, and technology innovation. Read more »
Scott Doron directs the Southern Technology Council and provides senior-level guidance to Southern Growth on projects in the areas of science and technology. Scott authored and co-authored seven reports as part of Southern Growth Policies Board's initiative on telecommunications and economic development. He also managed three regional conferences on telecommunications in Georgia, Virginia and West Virginia. Read more »
Jay Stanley is Senior Policy Analyst with the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy and Technology Project, where he researches, writes and speaks about technology-related privacy and civil liberties issues and their future. He is the Editor of the ACLU's "Free Future" blog and has authored and co-authored a variety of influential ACLU reports on privacy and technology topics. Read more »
Bob Atkinson joined CITI in 2000 as one consequence of CITI receiving a multi-year grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for the purpose of expanding CITI into a Sloan Center for Telecommunications Research. At CITI, he has written on a number of regulatory issues and speaks regularly at conferences on regulatory policy, telecom business trends and the interaction between policy and business. Read more »