"Shaping Tomorrow: A Techer's adventures in Internet strategy (in Congress, the White House, IBM, and beyond)" by Dr Michael R Nelson
Please join us in a summer dinner lecture by Dr. Michael R. Nelson (B.S. Caltech, Ph.D. MIT) on "Shaping Tomorrow: A Techer's adventures in Internet strategy (in Congress, the White House, IBM, and beyond)". Audience participation is strongly encouraged at this interactive event organized by the MIT Club of Cyprus.
The dinner will take place on Thursday June 21st, 2018 at 8.00 pm at the CVAR / Severis Foundation (Ermou 285, Nicosia, Google Map link).
Admission is 35 euros (payable at the door), which includes a welcome drink and buffet dinner. Dress code: Business casual.
As this is a limited capacity event, please register for the event as soon as possible on this website or by email to bWVsYWNocmlub3MgfCBhbHVtICEgbWl0ICEgZWR1. To help us plan the event better, please RSVP by Tuesday June 19th, 5pm.
Dr. Michael R. Nelson advises governments on Internet technology issues for Cloudflare, a startup that has improved the performance and security of more than seven million Web sites worldwide. Prior to joining Cloudflare in early 2015, he was a Principal Technology Policy Strategist in Microsoft’s Technology Policy Group and prior to that was a Senior Technology and Telecommunications Analyst with Bloomberg Government. In addition, for six years, starting in January, 2009, Michael Nelson has been teaching courses and doing research on the future of the Internet, cyber-policy, technology policy, innovation policy, and e-government in the CCT Program at Georgetown University. From 1998 to 2007, Nelson was Director of Internet Technology and Strategy at IBM, where he managed a team helping define and implement IBM's Next Generation Internet strategy. Prior to that, he was Special Assistant for Information Technology at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. There he worked with Vice President Gore and the President Clinton's Science Advisor on issues relating to the Global Information Infrastructure, including telecommunications policy, information technology, encryption, electronic commerce, and information policy. He earned a B.S. from Caltech and a Ph.D. from MIT.
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