Dr. Ann Cavoukian is recognized as one of the leading privacy experts in the world. An avowed believer in the role that technology can play in protecting privacy, Dr. Cavoukian’s leadership has seen her office develop a number of tools and procedures to ensure that privacy is protected in Ontario – and around the world. Read more »
Program Director for Public Computing and Broadband Adoption
Laura Breeden joined NTIA in May 2009 to lead the public computing and sustainable broadband adoption components of the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program, a $4.7 billion competitive grant program funded under the Recovery Act. BTOP is designed to promote the construction of new infrastructure for broadband communications in unserved and underserved areas, make public access computer centers and training available to vulnerable populations, and promote broadband adoption by groups that are under-represented among broadband subscribers. Under her leadership, BTOP aw Read more »
Larra Clark is a program director in the American Library Association Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP). Her responsibilities include overall management of OITP’s telecommunications portfolio, strategic communications and research, and day-to-day management of projects in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Read more »
Larry Downes is an Internet industry analyst and author on developing business strategies in an age of accelerating technological disruption.
He is the co-author, with Paul F. Nunes, of Big Bang Disruption (Penguin Portfolio 2014). Based on extensive research, the book introduces a new kind of disruptive innovation and teaches executives across industries how to adjust their strategies to survive it. Read more »
Global Managing Director, Center for the Future of Work
Based in Washington, DC, Paul is Global Managing Director of Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work.
Prior to joining Cognizant, Paul was a Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, where he researched and advised senior leadership on a broad range of topics, including sourcing strategy, trends, and best practices. In 2008 Paul was named one of the top services analysts globally by the Institute of Industry Analyst Relations. Read more »