V. Sridhar

Dr. V. Sridhar is Professor at the Centre for IT and Public Policy at the International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIIT-B), India. He is the author of three books: The Telecom Revolution in India: Technology, Regulation and Policy (2012), The Dynamics of Spectrum Management: Legacy, Technology, and Economics (2014), and Emerging ICT Policies and…

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Erezi Ruth Ogbo

Dr. Erezi Ruth Ogbo is a postdoctoral associate researcher working with Professors François Bar and Hernan Galperin to identify how best to sustainably connect low-income households to high-speed Internet service they can afford and use. She is currently on a one-year leave from North Carolina Central University, where she serves as a visiting assistant professor…

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Gabriel Laender

Gabriel Laender is a Brazilian attorney, ICT researcher and legal tech entrepreneur. He was policy advisor to the Strategic Affairs Secretariat of the President´s Office (SAE), and later became telecommunication advisor to the Chief of Staff of the Executive Office of the President (Casa Civil), where he coordinated the regulatory aspects of the Brazilian National…

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Eleanor Marchant

Eleanor Marchant is a PhD Candidate in Communications and at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania. She has just returned from a year of ethnographic fieldwork examining the growth of the local technology startup scene in Nairobi, Kenya. Her dissertation explores how both global and local narratives about technology, entrepreneurship, and development –…

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Catherine Nyaki Adeya-Weya

Dr. Catherine Nyaki Adeya-Weya is an Information Scientist with knowledge and skills in information development issues. These include social, political and economic potential and impacts of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) particularly in Africa. Dr. Adeya-Weya has over 20 years experience in ICTs research having worked for agencies like the United Nations University/Institute for New…

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Marcio Iorio Aranha

Marcio Iorio Aranha is a tenured Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law at the University of Brasilia School of Law, Coordinator of the Center on Law and Regulation (www.ndsr.org) and Director of the Center for Communications Policy, Law, Economics and Technology (CCOM) at the University of Brasilia. He is a Research Affiliate with the Annenberg Research…

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Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol

Mobile communication has been one of her main areas of study since 2003, with a combined sociological and economic focus. Her interests are set both in developed and in developing countries. With a background in economics, she holds a Ph.D. from the University of Barcelona. She approaches research from a multidisciplinary point of view, combining…

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Natascha Just

Natascha Just is an Associate Professor in the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University. Prior to joining MSU, she was a senior research and teaching associate in the Media Change & Innovation Division, Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research (IPMZ), University of Zurich, Switzerland (2008-2016); a Hertha Firnberg Scholar at the…

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Raul Roman

Raul Roman is the co-founder of UBELONG, a leading international volunteering and learning organization headquartered in Washington, DC. He’s a bit of a renaissance man: entrepreneur, innovation laborer, social scientist, adventurer, educator. At UBELONG, Raul works with different teams to create innovative responsible travel programs that have received worldwide media attention. Before UBELONG, he developed…

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