Non-Affiliated Experts

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

Catherine Novelli

Catherine Novelli
Vice President

Catherine A. Novelli is Vice President, Worldwide Government Affairs at Apple, Inc. In that role, Ms. Novelli heads a team responsible for Apple’s federal, international, and state and local government relations. Prior to her tenure at Apple, Ms. Novelli was a partner in the Washington office of Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP where she assisted Fortune 100 clients on issues involving international trade and investment. Read more »

Artur Davis

Artur Davis
U.S. House of Representatives

Representative Artur Davis is an Honorary Co-Chair of the ITIF Board of Directors. In his 3rd term in Congress, he represents Alabama’s 7th Congressional District. Congressman Artur Davis serves on the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Judiciary Committee. Read more »

Riz Khaliq

Riz Khaliq
Director of Marketing & Communications

Rizwan (Riz) Khaliq has spent more than nine years at IBM. Riz is the Director of Marketing & Communications in IBM Global Public Sector. Riz worked previously as  a Global Business Executive for IBM’s Intelligent Transportation Systems and Growth Markets initiative. Prior to his current role, he led key wireless and mobile solutions business area, which leveraged bleeding edge technologies to address post 9/11 security concerns, optimizes government operations as well as addresses the digital divide by extending the reach of the Internet via broadband. Read more »

David Farber

Carnegie Mellon University

Prof. Farber is Distinguished Career Professor of Computer Science and Public Policy in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University holding secondary appointments in the Heinz College and the Engineering Public Policy Group.
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Scott Belcher

President and CEO
ITS America

Scott F. Belcher was appointed president and CEO of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America in September 2007 after a successful legal and nonprofit management career.
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Laura Taylor

Chief Policy Officer
Connected Nation

John Horrigan

John Horrigan
Independent Communications and Technology Policy Consultant

John B. Horrigan, PhD is an independent communications and technology policy consultant. Horrigan's work focuses on consumers' adoption and use of information and communications technologies, as well as ICTs' impacts on states and localities. Read more »

James Prieger

Associate Professor of Public Policy
Pepperdine University

James E. Prieger is an economist specializing in regulatory economics, industrial organization, and applied econometrics. Previously, he was an assistant professor of economics at the University of California, Davis. He received his bachelor of arts degree from Yale University and his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. Read more »

Mark MacCarthy

Adjunct Professor
Georgetown University

Mark MacCarthy is currently adjunct professor at Georgetown University's Communication, Culture, and Technology Program, where he teaches courses on the economics of network industries and public policy toward network industries. He is also an adjunct member of Georgetown University’s Department of Philosophy where he teaches courses in political philosophy. He does research and consults in the areas of information privacy and security, open standards, electronic commerce and other technology policy issues. Read more »

David Jeppsen

Vice President

David Jeppsen is Vice President of Business Development and Public Affairs for NTT DoCoMo USA. Among other things, Mr. Jeppsen manages DOCOMO’s relationships with the US government and telecommunications industry representatives in Washington, D.C. Read more »