Andrew McLaughlin

Vice President at Tumblr and a fellow at Stanford University's Center for Internet and Society



Andrew McLaughlin is Vice President at Tumblr and teaches at Stanford University where he is a fellow at the Center for Internet and Society. He also serves as a member of the board of directors for Code for America and for Public Knowledge.

Until December 2011, Andrew was the start up Executive Director of Civic Commons, a non-profit that helps cities and other governments share and implement low-cost technologies to improve public services, management, accountability, transparency, and citizen engagement.

From 2009 until 2011, Andrew served on President Obama's White House staff as Deputy Chief Technology Officer of the United States, focusing on Internet, technology, and innovation policy. He has also previously served as head of global public policy at Google, Vice President and Chief Policy Officer at ICANN, and a Senior Fellow at Harvard's Berkman Center.

Andrew was as a member of the litigation team that successfully challenged the Communications Decency Act before the Supreme Court in 1997.

In 2000, Time Magazine named Andrew one of its Digital Dozen. In 2001, he was named a Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum.





Click on the image above to access Andrew's Prezi presentation for his keynote talk. (opens in new window)
[ http://prezi.com/dol-1upnoki9/library-technology-conference-2012/ ]
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