Peter Lord

Peter Lord
Director, Technology Policy
Oracle

Peter Lord is Director of Technology Policy for Oracle where he works at the intersection of technology, business, and public policy.

In this role, Peter focuses on open standards, open source, privacy and information security policy. In 2005, he led Oracle's collaborative effort with the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School, IBM and 13 nations to develop the critically acclaimed Roadmap for Open ICT Ecosystems. Continuing Oracle's support of open standards, Peter joined with other leading companies to launch the ODF Alliance in 2006. Partnering with the United Nations Development Program, IBM and 14 nations in 2007, Peter led Oracle's engagement in the development of a series of publications on e-Government Interoperability; assisting economies improve the delivery of e-government services and development of policy frameworks. Peter also serves as Chair of the Liberty Alliance's Public Policy Expert Group, and is active in various standards bodies and industry associations.

Prior to this role, Peter was Oracle's Senior Manager for Global Trade Compliance, ensuring Oracle's software and services remained compliant with US and international export laws and regulations.

Before joining Oracle, Peter worked for U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe and holds degrees from Bowdoin College and Georgetown University.

Recent Events

January 13, 2009

Please join us on January 13, 2009 for a breakfast forum on Globalization and Technology Standards as four internationally recognized experts in the field provide an overview of the global framework for standardization, and the respective roles of the government and private sector in the United States in setting direction for the U.S. standards system and its interface with the global system.