Ishan Mehta

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Organization: Georgia Institute of Technology
Affiliation: NextGen@ICANN
Country: USA
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Ishan Mehta is a Master’s student at the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public Policy and a research assistant for the Internet Governance Project (IGP). His current work involves Internet access and zero-rating services. He spent the summer working at NTIA in the Office of Policy Analysis and Development. Ishan is passionate about online privacy and security and is involved with the EFF affiliate, Electronic Frontiers Georgia. He is also the founder and president of the Georgia Tech student group, Open and Secure Internet Advocates (OSIA).

Career History

ICANN and Internet Governance Participation

Ishan has been a member of NCUC since 2017.

Ishan was selected as a Next-Gen Fellow for ICANN 61 in Puerto Rico.


M.S., Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology (2018)

M.S., Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (2016)

B. Tech, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute (2014)


Kuerbis, Brenden, and Mehta, Ishan and Milton Mueller, In Search of Amoral Registrars: Content Regulation and Domain Name Policy, Internet Governance Project White Paper (October 26, 2017). Released at ICANN 60.

McHenry, Giulia and Goldberg, Rafi M. and Lewis, Maureen and Carlson, Edward and Mehta, Ishan, Digital and Economic Inclusion: How Internet Adoption Impacts Banking Status, TPRC 45 (August 31, 2017).