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William Drake

Columbia University
Director of International Studies, CITI
New York City
William J. Drake is Director of International Studies at Columbia Institute for Tele-Information, Columbia Business School, in New York City. In addition, he teaches adjunct at Columbia Business School and at the Center for Executive Education in Technology Policy, Carnegie Mellon University; and is an International Fellow in the Media Change & Innovation Division of the Department of Communication and Media Research at the University of Zurich, where he also served as a Lecturer from 2010 - 2020. Other previous work experience has included: Senior Associate at the Centre for International Governance at the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies; President of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility; Senior Associate and Director of the Project on the Information Revolution and World Politics at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; founding Associate Director of the Communication, Culture and Technology Program, Georgetown University; Assistant Professor of Communication at the University of California, San Diego; and adjunct professor at the School of Advanced International Studies and the Georgetown School of Business.

Drake’s previous activities in the academic and practitioner environments have included: core faculty member of the European and South schools on Internet governance; co-editor of the MIT Press book series, The Information Revolution and Global Politics; three terms as Chair of the NonCommercial Users Constituency, seven terms on the Board of Directors of the European At Large Organization, two terms on the Nominating Committee, and two terms on the Council of the Generic Names Supporting Organization, all in the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN); member of the Multistakeholder Advisory Group of the UN’s Internet Governance Forum; advisor to the World Economic Forum’s Future of the Internet Initiative and its Task Force on the Global Digital Divide; advisor to the high-level Panel on Global Internet Cooperation and Governance Mechanisms; member of the UN’s Working Group on Internet Governance; member of the inaugural Coordination Committee of the NETmundial Initiative; member of the Coordination Committee of the 1Net initiative; member of the Group of High-Level Advisors of UN Global Alliance for ICT and Development; and Vice Chair and founding Steering Committee member of the Global Internet Governance Academic Network.

Some of his publications include the edited volumes, The Working Group on Internet Governance: 10th Anniversary Reflections (Association for Progressive Communications, 2016); Internet Governance: The NETmundial Roadmap (USC Annenberg Press, 2014); Internet Governance: Creating Opportunities for All---The Fourth Internet Governance Forum (United Nations, 2010); Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power (MIT Press, 2008); Reforming Internet Governance: Perspectives from the UN Working Group on Internet Governance (United Nations, 2005); Telecommunications in the Information Age (U.S. Information Agency, 1998); and The New Information Infrastructure: Strategies for US Policy (Century Foundation, 1995). Drake holds a PhD in Political Science from Columbia University. www.williamdrake.org