Public Policy, CloudFlare and Adjunct Professor, Internet Studies,
Dr. Nelson works on Internet-related global public policy issues for CloudFlare, a startup that has improved the performance and security of more than two million websites. Before joining CloudFlare, he was a principal technology policy strategist in Microsoft’s Technology Policy Group, a senior Technology and Telecommunications Analyst with Bloomberg Government and director of Internet technology and strategy at IBM. Prior to this position, Dr. Nelson was director for technology policy at the Federal Communications Commission, where he helped craft policies to foster electronic commerce and spur development and deployment of new technologies. In addition, Dr. Nelson was the special assistant for information technology at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy where he worked with Vice President Gore and the President's science advisor on issues relating to the Global Information Infrastructure, including telecommunications policy, information technology, encryption, electronic commerce and information policy.
Monday, June 27
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM