The Global Commission on Internet Governance’s One Internet report makes practical recommendations for the international community to ensure that the future of the Internet remains open, secure, trustworthy and inclusive. The recommendations continue to gain traction on cybersecurity, multi-stakeholder governance and accessibility. CIGI is also conducting work on the future of the Internet in China, and international economic law and intellectual property law related to Internet commerce.

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Michael Chertoff

Michael Chertoff

CIGI Distinguished Fellow

Michael Chertoff is a CIGI distinguished fellow, where he focuses on cyber security. Michael was also a commissioner with CIGI’s Global Commission on Internet Governance.

 

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Laura DeNardis

CIGI Senior Fellow

A scholar of Internet architecture and governance, Laura DeNardis joined CIGI as a senior fellow in 2013. A professor at American University and affiliated fellow at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project, her research focuses on global Internet governance.

Eileen Donahue

Eileen Donahoe

CIGI Distinguished Fellow

Eileen Donahoe is a distinguished fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation where she focuses on Internet governance, global digital policy, international human rights and cybersecurity. Previously, she served as the first US Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.

Susan Etlinger

Susan Etlinger

Senior Fellow

Susan Etlinger is a senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation. Her work at CIGI focuses on artificial intelligence and big data. She is also an industry analyst at Altimeter Group, a division of Prophet Brand Strategy.

Michel Girard, senior fellow

Michel Girard

Senior Fellow

Michel Girard is a CIGI senior fellow. Michel’s work at CIGI relates to standards for big data and artificial intelligence (AI).

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Bill Graham

CIGI Senior Fellow

Bill Graham is a senior fellow with the Centre for International Governance Innovation, contributing to research on internet governance. Most recently, Bill was a contributing author of the Global Commission on Internet Governance report One Internet.

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Eric Jardine

CIGI Fellow

Eric Jardine is an assistant professor of political science at Virginia Tech and a fellow at CIGI. Eric’s research focuses on the uses and abuses of the dark Web, measuring trends in cyber security, how people adapt to changing risk perceptions when using new security technologies, and the inherent politics surrounding both anonymity-granting technologies and encryption. He is co-author of the book Look Who’s Watching: Surveillance, Treachery and Trust Online

Sean McDonald

Sean McDonald

Senior Fellow

Sean Martin McDonald is the co-founder of Digital Public, which builds legal trusts to protect and govern digital assets. Sean’s research focuses on civic data trusts as vehicles that embed public interest governance into digital relationships and markets.

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David Mussington

CIGI Senior Fellow

David Mussington is a senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), and professor of the practice and director, Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise, University of Maryland, College Park. In 2010, David was senior adviser for cyber policy in the US Department of Defense, later serving on the Obama administration’s National Security Council staff as director for surface transportation security policy. In addition to his work at the University of Maryland, David is an adjunct member of the research staff at the Institute for Defense Analyses, directing studies for the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. He holds a B.A. in economics and political science and an M.A. in political science, both from the University of Toronto, and a Ph.D. in political science from Carleton University, as well as the Certified Information Systems Security Professional designation.

Teresa Scassa

Teresa Scassa

Senior Fellow

Teresa Scassa is a CIGI senior fellow. She is also the Canada Research Chair in Information Law and Policy and a full professor at the University of Ottawa’s Law Faculty, where her groundbreaking research explores issues of data ownership and control. Teresa is an award-winning scholar, and is the author and editor of five books, and over 65 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. She has a track record of interdisciplinary collaboration to solve complex problems of law and data, and is currently part of the Geothink research partnership. 

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