Pamela Jones Harbour

Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.; Former Commissioner, FTC  

Former Federal Trade Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour is a partner in Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.’s antitrust and competition practice. Pamela heads the firm's Privacy, Competition and Data Protection practice group. She is well recognized for her knowledge of evolving areas of competition and consumer protection law, including privacy and data security issues. Pamela served on the Federal Trade Commission from 2003 until April 2010. She works from both the Washington, D.C. and New York offices of Fulbright. Prior to serving on the Commission, Pamela was an antitrust partner at a New York firm. She previously spent a decade working in the New York Attorney General’s Office, including as Deputy Attorney General, where she investigated and prosecuted a variety of antitrust and consumer protection violations. Pamela is recognized internationally for her leadership in the emerging field of privacy and data security. She was the 2010 recipient of the Electronic Privacy Information Center’s (EPIC’s) “Champion of Freedom Award” for her defense of consumer privacy as an FTC Commissioner. As a key member of the U.S. delegation to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summits, she was directly involved in representing U.S. interests during negotiation and future implementation of a global privacy framework related to cross-border data transfers. Beyond her contributions in the realm of information practices, Pamela also has played an important role in shaping the legal discourse on technological standard setting, innovation markets, vertical distribution restraints, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology and health care.
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Ted Morgan

CEO, Skyhook Wireless Inc.  

Ted Morgan founded Skyhook with Michael Shean in 2003 to capitalize on the explosive growth of Wi-Fi usage and the emerging demand for location-based services. Prior to founding Skyhook, Mr. Morgan was the Vice President of Marketing for edocs Inc., a provider of customer self-service solutions that was sold to Siebel Systems in January 2005. At edocs, he ran marketing communications, inside sales, product marketing, and product management. Prior to edocs, Mr. Morgan was Group Product Manager for Open Market, one of the early leaders of the e-commerce revolution. Prior to that, he was a product manager for Harbinger Net Services in Atlanta. Prior to the technology industry, Mr. Morgan spent four years in the financial services industry, as part of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Alliance Capital, and Allen & Company. Mr. Morgan has an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Georgetown University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
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David Vladeck

Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection, FTC  

David C. Vladeck is the current Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection of the Federal Trade Commission. He was appointed by the Chairman of the FTC, Jon Leibowitz, on April 14, 2009, shortly after Leibowitz became Chairman. Vladeck was a professor at the Georgetown University Law Center for seven years before his appointment to head the Bureau of Consumer Protection. While at Georgetown, he served as the Director of the Center on Health Regulation and Governance of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. He taught courses in federal courts, civil procedure, and government processes, and co-directed the Institute for Public Representation, a legal clinic. Before joining the faculty of the Georgetown University Law Center, Vladeck spent nearly 30 years as a lawyer at the Public Citizen Litigation Group, the litigation arm of Public Citizen, an advocacy organization founded by Ralph Nader. He served as the group’s director for 10 years. While at the Public Citizen Litigation Group, Vladeck argued a number of cases in front of the United States Supreme Court, including cases about the First Amendment, Civil Rights, and Labor Law. He also argued more than 60 cases in front of federal courts of appeal and state courts of last resort. Vladeck received his B.A. from New York University in 1972, and graduated with a J.D. from Columbia Law School in 1976. He received an L.L.M. degree from Georgetown in 1977.
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Gerard J. Waldron

Covington & Burling L.L.P.; Former Senior Counsel, House Subcommittee on Telecommunications  

Gerard Waldron is a partner in the Washington office. His practice focuses on communications, technology, energy, and climate policy. Mr. Waldron has more than 25 years of experience in law and public policy. He most recently served as Staff Director and Chief Counsel of the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming. In these public service roles, Mr. Waldron has been deeply involved in all major energy and climate related legislation in the House of Representatives over the past two years, including passage of the landmark American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009. At Covington, he utilizes that expertise to advise clients in the firm’s clean energy and climate industry group on policy and legislative issues affecting climate change, clean tech, and energy efficiency, including issues affecting development of smart grid infrastructure that arise at the convergence of communications and energy law and policy. During his prior tenure at the firm, Mr. Waldron's practice focused on regulatory and legislative matters affecting the communications and IT industries. He represented broadband companies, high-tech and Internet content companies, wireline and wireless telephone companies, sports leagues, broadcasters and investors on matters before the FCC, Congress, and state commissions, as well as in industry and company negotiations. Chambers USA ranked him as one of the leading regulatory lawyers in Telecom, Broadcast and Satellite. Earlier in his career, Mr. Waldron served for nearly nine years on the U.S. House of Representatives Energy & Commerce Committee, and as the Senior Counsel of its House Subcommittee on Telecommunications, working on the 1992 Cable Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, CALEA, auction legislation, and the precursor to the 1996 Telecommunications Act. He was also the Senior Policy Analyst on the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy Conservation and Power and legislative assistant on the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.
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Marc Rotenberg

President, Electronic Privacy Information Center

Marc Rotenberg is Executive Director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) in Washington, DC. He teaches information privacy law at Georgetown University Law Center and has testified before Congress on many issues, including access to information, encryption policy, consumer protection, computer security, and communications privacy. He testified before the 9-11 Commission on "Security and Liberty: Protecting Privacy, Preventing Terrorism." He has served on several national and international advisory panels, including the expert panels on Cryptography Policy and Computer Security for the OECD, the Legal Experts on Cyberspace Law for UNESCO, and the Countering Spam program of the ITU. He chairs the ABA Committee on Privacy and Information Protection. He is a founding board member and former Chair of the Public Interest Registry, which manages the .ORG domain. He is editor of "The Privacy Law Sourcebook" and co-editor (with Daniel J. Solove and Paul Schwartz) of "Information Privacy Law" (Aspen Publishing 2006). He is a graduate of Harvard College and Stanford Law School. He served as Counsel to Senator Patrick J. Leahy on the Senate Judiciary Committee after graduation from law school. He is the recipient of several awards, including the World Technology Award in Law.
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