Over 25 years of research, teaching/training, and policy advocacy on the global governance of the Internet and other ICTs, including:
- Academia: 15 years teaching at U. Zurich; CCT Program and Business School, Georgetown University; School of Advanced International Studies; and UC San Diego. 9 years, co-editor of MIT Press book series, The Information Revolution and Global Politics; 29 years, Affiliated Researcher, the Institute for Tele-Information, Columbia University.
- Foreign Policy Think Tanks: 4 years as senior fellow and project director at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and at CIDCM, UM College Park.
- Consultancies: Multiple engagements with e.g. international institutions, including editing/co-authoring three books on Internet policies for the United Nations.
- Related Service: founding member, Global Internet Governance Academic Network, and International Summer Schools on Internet Governance; member, UN Working Group on Internet Governance; member, Group of High-Level Advisors, UN’s GAID; member, Working Group 1, UNICT Task Force; and member, World Economic Forum Task Force on the Global Digital Divide.
- Civil Society Advocacy: 3 years elected President of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility, a global NGO; 4 years elected member of the GNSO Council in ICANN, representing 86 organizational and
118 individual members of NCUC; 5 years elected member the Board of Directors of EURALO in ICANN, representing 25 organizations; 5 years member of Civil Society Council of the OECD.
- WSIS & IGF: Founding member (February 2003) of the IGC; active participation including drafting documents & making oral statements for IGC; early (2004) and persistent advocate for creation of IGF, adoption of broad definition of Internet governance, holistic analysis & IGF mandate, and inclusion of IG4D on IGF agenda (organized 4 workshops, co-organized 2 main sessions on the subject).