Jonathan Liebenau is a Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at the London School of Economics (LSE) and currently a Visiting Scholar at Columbia Business School, Columbia University. In addition he is involved in research projects at the Columbia Institute of Tele-Information (CITI). Dr. Liebenau was previously the Director of Industry Studies at the Technical Change Centre, a government-linked think tank in London, and he headed research projects within the LSE, Business History Unit and Department of Economic History on high technology industries. He has conducted research in the area of telecommunications policy, with emphasis on transfer of technology, information infrastructure policy, and regulatory reform and liberalization of the European markets. He has also written on fundamental concepts of information management, as applied to problems such as decision support, temporality and transaction costs. His current research is on concepts of information infrastructure at levels ranging from the organization to national and international cooperative policies.