Non-Affiliated Experts

Individuals not affiliated with ITIF who have participated in ITIF events or co-authored an ITIF publication.

Cory Gardner

Cory Gardner
United States Congress
(CO-4)

Congressman Cory Gardner has been a leading conservative voice in Colorado where he served in the state legislature for five years prior to being elected to Congress to represent the state’s 4th Congressional District. Read more »

Marcus Peacock

Marcus Peacock
Visiting Scholar
George Washington University

Marcus Peacock is a visiting scholar at George Washington University. He is the former minority staff director at the U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget and a former Deputy Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). He served at the EPA from August 8, 2005 to January 20, 2009. Read more »

Alan Shark

Alan Shark
Executive Director
Public Technology Institute

Alan R. Shark is the Executive Director and CEO of Public Technology Institute (PTI). Created by and for city and county governments, PTI is a national, non-profit organization that focuses on technology issues that impact local government and thought-leaders in the public sector. Read more »

Lee Knife

Lee Knife
Executive Director
Digital Media Association

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John McCoskey

John McCoskey
Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
Motion Picture Association of America

As Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, John McCoskey is responsible for development and execution of MPAA's global technology strategy.  His operational responsibilities encompass technology strategy implementation, development, operations and infrastructure.  His organization provides technical strategy supporting MPAA’s advocacy, legal, communications, and content protection initiatives. Read more »

Margot Anderson

Margot Anderson
Executive Director of the Energy Project
Bipartisan Policy Center

Margot Anderson is the executive director of the Energy Project at the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC). Prior to joining BPC, she was a senior advisor to the deputy secretary of energy. From 2004 to 2009, Anderson was an office director at the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) where she was responsible for EIA’s short-term energy forecasts, U.S. energy consumption surveys, and the international statistics program. Read more »

Jane Long

Jane Long
Co-Chair
California's Energy Future Study Committee

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Robert Colwell

Robert Colwell
Director
Microsystems Technology Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Dr. Robert (Bob) Colwell joined the Microsystems Technology Office in April 2011 as the Deputy Director.  His interests include architectural and hardware engineering, CPUs, chipsets, buses, memories, and electronics. Read more »

Professor Sanjay Banerjee

Professor Sanjay Banerjee
Director of the Microelectronics Research Center
University of Texas-Austin

Sanjay Banerjee is the Cockrell Family Regents Chair Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director, Microelectronics Research Center, at the University of Texas at Austin. He is also the Director of the South West Academy of Nanoelectronics, one of three centers in the US to develop a replacement for MOSFETs.  He received his B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, and his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1979, 1981 and 1983 respectively, all in electrical engineering. Read more »

Mark Bohr

Mark Bohr
Director of Process Architecture and Integration
Intel

Mr. Mark T. Bohr serves as a Senior Fellow of Technology and Manufacturing Group and a Director of Process Architecture and Integration of Intel Corp. Mr. Bohr is works in Intel's Logic Technology Development group located in Hillsboro, Oregon, where he is responsible for directing process development activities for Intel's advanced logic technologies. He joined Intel in 1978 and has been responsible for process integration and device design on a variety of process technologies for dynamic RAM, static RAM and microprocessor products. Read more »