David Vyorst

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Affiliation: ISOC-DC
Country: USA
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David Vyorst served as the Executive Director of the Washington, DC Chapter of the Internet Society (ISOC-DC) from 2010 to 2017 and the Co-Chair of the Internet Governance Forum for the United States (IGF-USA) from 2014-2017. David passed away on December 5, 2017. His leadership of ISOC-DC and ISOC-DC's Internet Policy Forum has built that organization into a leading international forum on Internet governance. David’s Internet strategy and social media expertise stem from his experience at RelevantKnowledge (one of the first web rating companies, now Comscore), Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, and as the Founder of Relay Station Digital Strategies. Over the past 20 years, David has worked with leading organizations and companies including Microsoft, Google, The U.S. Department of State, The U.S. Department of Commerce, ICANN, ADP, Allied Bank, The Ford Motor Company, The NBA, The Fetzer Institute, The Internet Society, Verisign, and many others, spanning the corporate, legal, education, and nonprofit sectors. A blogger and critically acclaimed documentary filmmaker (The Internet Exposed, The First BasketUnusual Pairs), David’s insights and depth of knowledge have earned him recognition as a thought leader in Internet strategy and policy.  He holds a Master's degree in Government from the London School of Economics.