Brian Kahin

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Brian Kahin is Senior Fellow at the Computer & Communications Industry Association in Washington, where his work focuses on patents, standards, open source, and innovation policy. He is also a research fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, where he teaches a course on innovation and innovation policy, and visiting adjunct professor at the University of Michigan School of Information. Brian was founding director of the Harvard Information Infrastructure Project from 1989 to 1997, the first academic program to address the social, economic, and policy implications of the Internet. He subsequently served as Senior Policy Analyst in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy from 1997 to 2000. He has edited ten books, including most recently, Advancing Knowledge and the Knowledge Economy with Dominique Foray (MIT Press 2006). Brian has also authored numerous articles, papers, and amicus briefs and currently blogs for the Huffington Post. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School.

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