Global Internet Summit Speakers Announced

Posted: February 14, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The 2000 Global Internet Summit, led by Gov. James Gilmore and Congressman Tom Bliley, takes place March 12 to 14 at the Fairfax Campus.



Hosted by the School of Law’s National Center for Technology and Law, the summit will explore the Internet’s potential and challenges by assessing such issues as how differing cultural and legal norms around the world influence attitudes toward the Internet; how the Internet is spawning markets without borders; how the Internet affects consumer and citizen interests; how jurisdictional and sovereignty-related considerations affect the Internet’s expansion; and how the Internet is transforming the provision of medical and business services. The program includes prominent business leaders and policy makers from around the world. Confirmed speakers are the following:



  • Doug Atkins, CEO, Instinet Corporation


  • Al Berkeley, president, NASDAQ


  • Scott Cook, chairman of the executive committee, Intuit


  • Michael Daniels, chairman, Network Solutions


  • Michael Dell, chairman and CEO, Dell Computer


  • Orson Swindle, commissioner, Federal Trade Commission


  • Steve Case, chairman and CEO, America Online


  • Vint Cerf, vice president, MCI WorldCom


  • John Mogg, director general, Internal Market and Financial Services, European Commission


  • Lorraine Cichowski, senior vice president and publisher, USAToday.com


  • Gerold Herrmann, secretary, UNCITRAL


  • Tomoo Okada, vice chairman of the Internet Association of Japan


  • Congressman Tom Davis


  • Steven Cole, senior vice president and general counsel, Council of Better Business Bureaus


  • Richard Belluzzo, group vice president, Microsoft


  • Charles Zhang, CEO, Internet Technologies China


  • Congressman James Moran


  • Congressmen Rick Boucher and Robert Goodlatte, cochairs of the U.S. Congressional Internet Caucus


  • Jeff Eisenach, president, Progress and Freedom Foundation


  • Mike Fraizer, president and CEO, GE Financial Assurance


  • Ivan Seidenberg, chairman and CEO, Bell Atlantic


  • Alex Mandl, chairman, Teligent


  • Michael Nelson, director of Internet technology and strategy, IBM Corp.


  • Scott Painter, vice chairman and cofounder, Carsdirect.com


  • Wharton Rivers Jr., president, Cable and Wireless North America


  • William Rouhana Jr., chairman and CEO, WinStar Communications


  • William Schrader, chairman and CEO, PSINet


  • Phillip Thorpe, Financial Services Authority, United Kingdom


  • Thomas Vartanian, chairman of the Committee on Cyberspace Law, American

    Bar Association


  • Michael Vatis, director of the National Infrastructure Protection Center, Federal Bureau of Investigation


  • Herbert Wong, chairman and CEO, Healthanswers.com



For more information, visit the 2000 Global Internet Summit website or call (703) 790-0760.

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