Kathryn C. Brown was previously the President/CEO of Internet Society. Ms. Brown is a veteran of Internet policy development and initiatives that have aided in the Internet’s global expansion, she leads the Internet Society in its mission to keep the Internet open, thriving and benefitting all people throughout the world.
Ms. Brown’s career spans the public and private sector, including serving in the United States National Telecommunications Information Administration (NTIA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and leading policy and global corporate social responsibility initiatives for telecom provider Verizon. Ms. Brown has served on the advisory boards of the Public Interest Registry (.ORG), the mPowering Development Initiative of the ITU, and the USC Annenberg Innovation Lab.
She received her J.D., summa cum laude, from Syracuse University College of Law and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Marist College.