Staff & Board
Bill Densmore is executive director and founder of the Information Trust Exchange Governing Association. Densmore developed the idea for ITEGA as a Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) fellow.
A career journalist, publisher and tech entrepreneur, Densmore has been an editor/writer for The Associated Press in Boston, Chicago and San Francisco and co-owned and published The Advocate newsweeklies for the Berkshires/southwestern Vermont. Densmore founded Amherst, Mass.-based Clickshare Service Corp. , which provides user registration, authentication, content access control and transaction services to Internet web content sites and publishers. He is co-founder of Taxonometrics Inc., a New York-based company incubating a news- and information-personalization service called LifeStream®. He’s a founding member and director of Journalism That Matters and also served eight years on the board of the New England Newspaper & Press Association and four years on the board of Shires Media Partnership, Inc.
Eva Tucker is the founder of Human Design, Marketing and Technology, a company that implements technology tools to connect people in meaningful ways. She previously served as CEO of Centered Media and at Knewsco Digital. Eva is a regional leader of the St. Louis chapter of Lean In. Every week, she prepares ITEGA’s Privacy Beat newsletter.
Working Group Leaders
Michelle De Mooy
Project Management Consultant Chair, Privacy Committee
Michelle De Mooy is an expert in privacy, data protection and technology policy, with a focus on responsible and ethical uses of personal data and chairs the ITEGA working group on privacy.
She has been director of the Privacy and Data Project at the Center for Democracy & Technology, where she led a team of talented lawyers and policy professionals, working most recently to draft and lobby for baseline privacy legislation in the United States. Before CDT, Michelle was a political campaign consultant for M+R Strategic Services and worked in the tech sector in product management and software engineering.
Principal Technology ConsultantChair, Technology Committee
Brendan Riordan-Butterworth is ITEGA’s principal technology consultant. He is an independent expert on advertising technology, identity and security and chairs the ITEGA working group on technology. Until December, 2018, he was Senior Director of Technical Standards at the Interactive Advertising Bureau, which he joined in 2012. He participates in industry working groups and studies at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
Chair, User Consent Committee
Don Marti is a Strategist at Mozilla where he collaborates with communities of practice to build processes and tools to sustain community participation at scale. Don is the former editor of LinuxWorld.
Chair, Governance Committee
Todd Eskelsen is partner at the Eskelsen Law Group LLC. He served as legal strategist for Bluetooth Sig. Todd received his JD from Georgetown Law.
Jo Ellen Kaiser
Jo Ellen Green Kaiser currently runs JGKSF Consulting, where she supports independent media to connect mission to money. She has worked in independent media for over 15 years, most recently serving as executive director of The Media Consortium. Jo Ellen also serves as president of the Foundation for the Alliance of Community Media and on the board of the foundation for the Association of Alternative Newsmedia.
Scott Bradner serves as the secretary to the Internet Society and was formerly a trustee. Until his retirement, he was University Technology Security Officer at Harvard.
Linda Miller is Director of Journalism and Inclusion at American Public Media and serves as a board member of Journalism that Matters.
John G. Taysom
John Taysom is the founder of Privatar, a company that creates software designed for enterprise-wide privacy protection. He currently serves as Member of the Advisary Board of Communitas Capital Partners LLC and on the Digital Advisory Group for the British Council.