Discussion participants in the Jan. 7, 2021 session of “Identity, Advertising and the Future of Journalism”
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- Sally Hubbard, author, director of enforcement strategy at the Open Markets Institute;
Hubbard is a former New York assistant attorney general antitrust prosecutor, and author of “Monopolies Suck: 7 Ways Big Corporations Rule Your Life and How to Take Back Control.” She founded and hosted Women Killing It!, a podcast series. Combining her two passions of antitrust and women’s rights, Sally helped pioneer the study of the relationship between concentrated market power and gender inequality. She has written for national media and appeared on a range of news outlets. She holds a law degree from New York University School of Law.
DISCUSSION PARTICIPANTS (alpha order):
- Cameron D’Ambrosi, Principal, One World Identity LLC
D’Ambrosi directs client services for OWI, a market intelligence and strategy firm focused on identity, trust and the data economy. Previously he was a consultant and then manager at Deloitte, working on anti-money laundering for banks and broker/dealers. His career began in the securities industry on Wall Street. His BA in history is from Fordham University.
- Meg Eason, senior corporate counsel, The McClatchy Company
Eason is based in North Carolina where she leads legal aspect of the newspaper chain’s privacy-compliance efforts. She has worked in contracts at LexisNexis and in various marketing roles. She combines an undergraduate degree in strategic communications with a law degree, both from the University of North Carolina.
- U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Ill., bipartisan digital identity bill cosponsor
Foster represents outer suburbs of Chicago and brings experience as a business entrenprenur and high-energy physicist to authorship of one of the most promising bipartisan efforts to address web identity and privacy. His father was a civil rights lawyer who wrote much of the enforcement language behind the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Holds undergraduate and doctorates in physics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Harvard, respectively.
- Dipayan Ghosh, co-director, Digital Platforms & Democracy Project, Harvard-JFK-Shorenstein
Ghosh previously worked at Facebook on strategies to address privacy and security issues. Before that, he was a tech and economic advisor in the Obama White House. He now directs the Digital Platforms & Democracy Project at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and teaches at Harvard Law School. He earned degrees in electrical engineering and computer science at Cornell, and a Ph.D., from MIT. He writes extensively on digital privacy, AI, disinformation and internet economics.
- Fanny Hidveg, European Policy Manager, AccessNow
Hidvegi is a lawyer focused on privacy tech, human rights, freedom of information, data control and transfer from the Brussels office of AccessNow advocacy nonprofit. Previously she focused on E.U.-U.S. data transfer rules for the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington, D.C. Earlier, she headed the data protection and freedom of information program of the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union.
- Drummond Reed, Chief Trust Officer, Everyn Inc.
Reed has been a technology advisor to ITEGA since 2015 and has spent over two decades working on internet identity, security, privacy and trust frameworks for private ventures, foundations and through the World Wide Web Consortium. Evernym provides services focused on decentralized identifiers and self-sovereign identity. Prior to starting Respect Network, he was executive director of two industry foundations, the Information Card Foundation and Open Identity Exchange and helped found XDI.org and Identity Commons. Based in Seattle, his undergraduate degree is from Harvard College.
- Matthew Thompson, Board President, Kantara Initiative Inc.
Thompson serves as non-executive board president of the nonprofit data-industry trade association, Kantara Initiative, an effort to foster trustworthy use of identity and personal data through innovation, standardization and good practice. He is SVP for civil identity for North America for Idemedia, the French provider of facial recognition, biometric and identity-card technologies and “augmented identity.” Earlier he directed identity services for Capital One, the U.S. bank and credit-card issuer. His MBA is from Harvard Business School.
- Richard Whitt, President, Glia Foundation; Fellow, Mozilla Foundation and Georgetown University Law Center
Whitt is an attorney and former longtime DC policy and strategy executive for Google Inc. who is now organizing support for the GLIA Foundation focused on building trustworthy and accountable web ecosystems. He is also an ITEGA advisor. Sicne leaving Google he has also served as a fellow in residence to the Mozilla Foundation and a policy advisor to Code for America. His degree is from the Georgetown University Law Center.
“Identity, Advertising and the Future of Journalism,” continues with sessions on Jan. 21 and Feb 4 — participatory webinars curated by the Information Trust Exchange Governing Association (ITEGA.ORG) with support from the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism institute. Anyone may participate by registering in advance.