Board of Directors

The primary purpose of the Global Network Initiative's Board of Directors is to further the Principles and to oversee the organization to fulfill the vision of the GNI.

The Board is composed of eight representatives from companies, four from non-governmental organizations, two from the academic community, two from the investor community, and an Independent Chair. Each Board member may also designate an alternate Board member from within its organization or constituency.


The following members serve on the GNI Board:

Independent Chair

Mark Stephens, CBE

 

ICT Companies

Pablo Chavez
LinkedIn

Lewis Segall

Google

Steve Crown
Microsoft

Nicole Karlebach
Yahoo!

Matt Perault
Facebook 

Civil Society Organizations

Arvind Ganesan
Human Rights Watch

Greg Nojeim
Center for Democracy & Technology

Robert Mahoney
Committee to Protect Journalists

Jodie Ginsberg

Index on Censorship

 

Investors

Bennett Freeman
Calvert Group

Sara Nordbrand
Church of Sweden 

Academics and Academic Organizations

Dalia Topelson
Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University

 

The following members serve as Alternate Board Members:

 

NGO Alternates

Farieha Aziz
Bolo Bhi

Cynthia Wong
Human Rights Watch

Kathleen Reen
Internews

Company Alternates

Andy O'Connell
Facebook

Bernard Shen
Microsoft

Katie Shay
Yahoo!

Sara Harrington
LinkedIn

Alexandria Walden
Google 

Academic Alternates

Arturo Carrillo 
The George Washington University Law School 

Deirdre Mulligan
U.C. Berkeley School of Information 

Investor Alternates

Lauren Compere
Boston Common Asset Management

Adam Kanzer
Domini Social Investments LLC