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William J. Drake is an International Fellow and Lecturer in the Media Change and Innovation Division of the Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research at the University of Zurich, where he teaches courses on Global Internet Governance, The Changing NetWorld Order, The Internet and World Politics, and the Internet and Social Change.  He is also the Chairperson of the Noncommercial Users Constituency and a member of the Board of Directors of the European At Large Organization in the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN);  a member of the multistakeholder 1Net Steering Committee; an advisor to the high-level Panel on Global Internet Cooperation and Governance Mechanisms; a core faculty member of the European and South Schools on Internet Governance;  and an Affiliated Researcher at the Institute for Tele-Information at Columbia University.  PhD in Political Science, Columbia University.  www.williamdrake.org  [full bio] and http://uzh.academia.edu/WilliamDrake [publications]