Meet the Bloggers

Paula Bruening

P BrueningPaula J. Bruening serves as senior counsel for global privacy policy. Based in Washington, DC, she focuses on privacy issues across the company. She brings considerable experience in government, advocacy and international organizations to her work. Most recently she was Vice President for Global Policy at the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton & Williams, where her work centered on emerging technologies and innovative privacy solutions, including accountability, governance for big data and analytics, and use-based models for responsible data protection and management. She began her career in technology policy as a senior analyst for the congressional Office of Technology Assessment. She later served as a senior attorney advisor for the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, US Department of Commerce where she participated in the Clinton Administration’s efforts to establish and implement a blueprint for the information infrastructure and global electronic commerce.
Paula has a B.A. from John Carroll University and a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University.

Alice B. Borrelli

Alice B. Borrelli, director of global health and workforce policy for Intel Corporation, works with U.S. and international policymakers on healthcare reform and health IT issues with offices in Washington, DC, Mexico, Belgium, Japan and Australia. She also develops policy initiatives for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education in the U.S.

As former vice president of congressional affairs for AT&T, she represented the company on telecommunications, environment, benefits and labor issues. For over a decade she interacted with Congress on the Telecommunications Act of 1996, broadband issues, Medicare and pension reform, Internet tax and telework initiatives. She has a B.A. in government from the College of William & Mary and an M.P.A. from New York University.

Peter Cleveland

Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs
Director, Global Public Policy

Peter Cleveland is vice president of Legal and Corporate Affairs and director of Global Public Policy at Intel Corporation. He oversees a team of attorneys and policy professionals responsible for establishing favorable laws, regulations and policies to enable Intel’s global business success.

Cleveland acts as the company’s public policy liaison to foreign governments and regulatory bodies as well as the U.S. Congress and Obama Administration in Washington, DC. He represents Intel on the boards of various trade associations and related organizations, including the Information Technology Industry Council, the Transatlantic Business Council, the Center for International Private Enterprise, the National Association of Manufacturers, and the National Committee on United States-China Relations.

Cleveland joined Intel in 2008 from the office of California Senator Dianne Feinstein, where he served as chief of staff. Previously, he worked as an attorney for a leading international law firm. He received his law degree from Georgetown University in 1997 and an undergraduate degree from Columbia University in 1987. He is a member of the New York and the District of Columbia Bars and the Council on Foreign Relations.

Margie Dickman

Marjorie J. Dickman is senior policy counsel in Intel’s Washington, DC, office where she is responsible for Intel’s government affairs activities in the broadband, telecommunications and spectrum policy space, as well as the intelligent transportation systems sector. In this capacity, Margie advocates Intel’s legal and policy positions before the U.S. Congress, Executive Branch, Federal Communications Commission, and Department of Transportation. Margie serves on the Board of the Directors of the Broadband Internet Technology Advisory Board and the Connected Vehicle Trade Association.

With more than 15 years of government affairs experience, Margie brings extensive knowledge of legislative and regulatory policy to her role at Intel. Prior to joining the company in 2004, Margie was in private practice at the Washington, DC law firm of Wiley, Rein & Fielding, where she advised media, telecommunications, and technology clients on communications law, policy and transactional issues. She is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the Maryland State Bar and the Federal Communications Bar Association.

Margie received her J.D. from Georgetown University, where she served on the Editorial Board of The Georgetown Law Journal. She received her A.B. in public policy from Duke University and studied media and politics at The London School of Economics and Political Science.

Eric Dishman

Eric Dishman is an Intel Fellow and director of health innovation and policy for Intel’s Digital Health Group. He founded the product research and innovation team responsible for driving Intel’s worldwide healthcare research, new product innovation, strategic planning, and health policy and standards activities.

Eric is recognized globally for driving healthcare reform through home and community-based technologies and services, with a focus on enabling independent living for seniors. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post and Business Week, and The Wall Street Journal named him one of ?2 People Who Are Changing Your Retirement.?He has delivered keynotes on independent living for events such as the annual Consumer Electronics Show, the IAHSA International Conference and the National Governors Association. He has published numerous articles on independent living technologies and co-authored government reports on health information technologies and health reform.

Eric has co-founded organizations devoted to advancing independent living, including the Technology Research for Independent Living Centre, the Center for Aging Services Technologies, the Everyday Technologies for Alzheimer? Care program, and the Oregon Center for Aging & Technology.

Andrea Fava

Andrea Fava is the manager of environmental policy in Intel’s Global Public Policy office in Washington, DC. She works with policymakers in DC and around the world to craft environmental policy that advances sustainability while preserving Intel’s ability to operate and innovate. She is a member of the Women’s Council for Energy and the Environment.

Andrea joined Intel in 2008. Previously, she worked with the United Nations Environment Programme in Paris and the United States Council for International Business in New York City. She has a master’s degree in political science from the University of Wisconsin.

Peter Gibson

Peter Gibson is a wireless standards and regulations manager for Intel Corporation based in the United Kingdom. A member of the Europe, Middle East and Africa communications team for Intel Global Public Policy, Peter joined the company in 2005. He offers specialist knowledge of spectrum regulatory activities through the International Telecommunication Union? Radiocommunications Sector, the European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administration and the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), as well as national regulatory administrations. He drove the development of a technology neutral ETSI Harmonised Standard for the 2.6 GHz band, which enables WiMAX technology to be placed on the European market. Peter has represented Intel on many regulatory and industry committees that address spectrum and regulations for mobile applications.

Prior to working with Intel, Peter worked with an American manufacturer who designed and developed fixed microwave radio systems. He previously served as manager of the fixed services frequency assignment operations at the United Kingdom spectrum regulator Radiocommunications Agency.

Denis Gudym

Denis Gudym is a government affairs manager for Intel Corporation in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, a role he has held since 2006.

Prior to joining Intel, Denis was the head of public relations and corporate affairs service at Verysell Group of Companies, where he was responsible for media relations, employee communications and communication with industry associations and chambers of commerce. He previously served as public relations manager for the Compulink retail chain and as the chief information officer for the Construction Corps of the Russian Ministry of Defense.

Denis earned an M.B.A. from the American Institute of Business and Economics in Moscow. He is a graduate of the Electronics Department of the State Technical University of Moldova and the London School of Public Relations.

Stephen Harper

Stephen Harper is global director of environment and energy policy for Intel Corporation. In that capacity, Stephen has chaired many high tech industry environmental groups and coalitions. He currently serves as chairman of the International Climate Change Partnership. Prior to coming to Intel he directed Amoco Petroleum’s regulatory services group and was a senior policy analyst at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Prior to the EPA, he was a vice president in the environmental policy consulting firm ICF Consulting.

Stephen has an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and an M.P.A. in public and international affairs from Princeton University.

David Hoffman

David A. Hoffman is director of security policy and global privacy officer at Intel Corporation. David joined Intel in 1998 as Intel’s eBusiness attorney. In 1999, he founded Intel’s privacy team and in 2000 was appointed group counsel of eBusiness and director of privacy. In 2005, David moved to Munich, Germany, as group counsel in the Intel European legal department while leading Intel’s worldwide privacy and security policy team.

David was a founding member of the BBBOnLine Steering Committee. He served on the TRUSTe board of directors from 2000 to 2006. David is also on the board of directors for the International Association of Privacy Professionals, for which he is treasurer. He holds the Certified Information Privacy Professional Certification and has lectured at law schools in the U.S., Europe and China.

David has a J.D. from the Duke University School of Law, where he was an editor on the Duke Law Review. He also received an A.B. from Hamilton College.

Sophie Jacobs

Sophie Jacobs is a public policy manager in Intel’s Global Public Policy office in Brussels, Belgium. She works with policy makers in the European Union to promote Intel’s interests and raise awareness on trade policy. Working closely with European Parliament and European Commission decision makers, Sophie provides internal guidance on emerging technology policy and helps to synchronize Intel’s legislative priorities. She also works with Intel’s Corporate Affairs Group on education, skills and CSR, and with the corporate communications team on public relations and external communications.

Sophie is from the Netherlands and joined Intel in 2005. Prior to Intel she worked as a public affairs consultant at a public relations firm advising technology firms on policy and communications issues. She started her career in Brussels in the European Parliament and previously did an internship with law firm Clifford Chance in Amsterdam. She has a Master degree in law from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Sophie actively represents Intel in multiple industry and policy-driven European trade associations in Brussels.

Terri Kokinda

Terri Kokinda is director of political programs for Intel Corporation. She works with the highest levels of Intel management, Senators and Congressmen to ensure that Intel’s policies and positions are understood and communicated between Intel and Congress. She also serves a vital role in insuring that Intel’s interests and visibility are presented to employees and communicated to management and Congress.

Terri grew up in northeast Pennsylvania. She began her career working with the Mayor of Cape May, New Jersey, and worked in public service for eight years, which gave her a taste of local politics prior to joining Intel. She enjoys being an active volunteer in local schools and assisted living communities.

Julian Lageard

Julian Lageard, based in Brussels, Belgium, is a senior manager of public policy in Europe for Intel Corporation. Julian’s primary focus is environmental laws in the European Union (EU). He is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the American Electronics Association of Europe.

Prior to joining Intel, Julian was a public affairs consultant from 1994 to 2000 in London and then in Brussels. He worked for a range of clients including 3M, Black & Decker, News Corporation and Good Morning Television. Julian worked in the EU Parliament from 1992 to 1994. He also served as deputy director of the European Federation of Magazine Publishers. Julian received a B.A. from Lancaster University and an M.S. from the University of London.

Dmitry Laryushin

Dmitry Laryushin is a senior software engineer for Intel Corporation based in Russia. Dmitry’s current charter is to achieve optimal regulatory conditions and smooth market entry for Intel’s products by working with government agencies, standards bodies and fellow travelers. He focuses on wireless products, security and encryption, consumer electronics and energy efficiency regulations and standards to pave the way for Intel’s future growth. He also helps drive Intel’s agenda through international standards organizations.

Dmirty was a member of the Intel Sales and Marketing Group’s Business Canalization Office in Russia, which was chartered to expand Intel’s business and technology initiatives in the region. He has also managed research and development projects and teams related to Intel WiFi and WiMAX wireless products. He originally joined Intel in 2000 to work on the company’s digital signal processing products. Prior to joining Intel, Dmitry managed research and development projects for a Russian technology company.

Dmitry holds a Ph.D. in quantum radio-physics and a master’s degree in physics and mathematics from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.

Christoph Legutko

Christoph Legutko is wireless standards and regulations manager for Intel Corporation in Germany. Christoph is responsible for global public policy in the German speaking and Central East European countries, and represents Intel at the International Telecommunication Union, the European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations’ Electronic Communications Committee and other regulatory and industrial bodies.

Before joining Intel in 2006, Christoph held a number of roles at Siemens. Most recently, he was responsible for frequency policy issues for the mobile products sector of Siemens Communications. Earlier in his career, he focused on the developing markets for computing and telecommunication investment goods and set up sales organizations to introduce IT software and telecommunication hardware systems into international markets. Initially, he developed I/O processors for main frame computers and a RISC CPU for Siemens.

Christoph studied at the Mining and Metallurgical Academy in Krakow, Poland, and earned a master’s degree in electronics engineering in 1981.

Graham Macdonald

Graham MacDonald is Director Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Communications Policy within Intel’s Global Public Policy (GPP). Graham joined Intel in 2002 and is based in the United Kingdom reporting into GPP EMEA HQ in Brussels and working closely with Intel Corporate GPP Washington D.C. Office on Communications Policy initiatives. Graham’s current focus includes technical and policy advocacy leading up to the World Radiocommunications Conference 2015 and beyond to secure access to additional spectrum for mobile broadband and Wi-Fi; influencing the European regulatory framework on spectrum sharing under Licensed Shared Access (LSA); and representing Intel Public Policy in the UK. Graham proactively participates within UK Ofcom; UK and European Trade Associations (techUK and Digital Europe respectively); the European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administration (CEPT); and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to influence communications policy regulations. Graham participates on the UK delegation representing the UK at some international meetings. Previously, Graham worked for Philips Electronics; UK Ministry of Defense, UK Radiocommunications Agency (now Ofcom), Nortel Networks, Intellect (renamed “techUK”) and UMTS Forum.

 

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Lisa I. Malloy is the senior manager of policy communications for Intel Corporation. She is responsible for media strategy and communications to promote Intel’s policy priorities. In this role, Lisa serves as a company spokesperson on legislative issues and develops strategic programs to elevate awareness of Intel’s leadership in economic and technology policy.

With more than 10 years of technology PR experience, Lisa has extensive knowledge in the security and telecommunications fields. Prior to joining Intel, Lisa was the director of communications at VeriSign, where she was responsible for overseeing corporate and product communications worldwide. Before that, Lisa was a senior manager of communications for Sprint PCS, then Sprint Nextel.

Lisa began her career at the public relations agency, Burson-Marsteller, in Washington, D.C. She received a bachelor’s of science degree in communications from Virginia Tech and is a volunteer for various organizations in her community.

John Miller

John S. Miller is a senior counsel and policy strategist in Global Public Policy at Intel Corporation, as well as a member of the corporation’s global security and privacy policy team. In this role John coordinates a variety of Intel’s security and privacy policy efforts, and also leads Intel policy strategy development on issues related to government contracting, as well as the intersection of technology and human rights.

Prior to joining Intel in 2005, John was an attorney in private practice in New York, where he represented technology, media and other corporate clients in a variety of complex business and intellectual property litigations and regulatory investigations, including matters related to privacy, computer technology and the Internet, as well as securities fraud, corporate governance and white collar crime.

John received his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he served as Articles Editor of the Wisconsin Law Review. John graduated from Hamilton College with a B.A. in Government, and was a graduate fellow in social and political thought at Vanderbilt University.

Turhan Muluk

Turhan Muluk is the wireless standards and regulations manager at Intel Corporation, responsible for government relations in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa region. Turhan is a member of Intel’s Europe, Middle East and Africa communications team and also currently serves as the Middle East and Africa chairman for the regulatory working group of the WiMAX Forum.

Turhan joined Intel in 2006 after working for Turk Telecom on numerous wireless projects, including WLL, GSM, Wi-Fi, WiMAX and other efforts. He is involved in European Telecommunications Standards Institute, International Telecommunication Union and IEEE wireless studies, and currently is the vice rapporteur at the Telecommunication Development Sector Question 18/2 and Question 20/2 Groups.

He graduated from the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department of the Middle East Technical University, Turkey, and is a member of IEEE.

Claude Pin

Claude Pin, based in Nice, France, is the wireless spectrum policy manager for Intel’s Europe, Middle East and Africa communications team. Claude focuses on telecommunications and environment policy influencing governments, regulators and administrations. In this capacity he represents Intel in a number of forums such as France’s European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations and International Telecommunication Union delegations, the Voice on the Net EU coalition and French trade associations including Alliance TICS, Ecoter and Sitelesc. He further represents Intel in the WiMAX Forum, and in the European Telecommunications Standards Institute and AFNOR on WiMAX European standardization processes.

Claude joined Intel in 2001 as part of the worldwide certification team at the Sophia Antipolis technology park in France, where he was responsible for ADSL product testing and type approval. Before he joined Intel, Claude worked at IBM. He earned his engineering degree from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Electronique et Radioélectricité in Grenoble, France.

Peter Pitsch

Peter Pitsch is associate general counsel and executive director of communications policy for Intel Corporation. He manages Intel’s global spectrum and telecom policy team. Prior to joining Intel, Peter was the president of Pitsch Communications from 1989 to 1998, which represented telecommunications clients before the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) and Congress. From 1981 to 1989, Peter served at the FCC as chief of the Office of Plans and Policy and then chief of staff to the chairman of the FCC. From 1980 to 1981, Peter was a staff member of the Reagan Administration Transition Team which developed recommendations for reforming the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) with special focus on antitrust issues. He also worked as a senior attorney at Montgomery Ward, Inc. from 1979 to 1981 and served as an attorney at the FTC from 1976 to 1979. While at the FTC he was an attorney-advisor to Commissioner Calvin Collier.

Peter received a B.A. in economics from the University of Chicago in 1973 and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1976. He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the Virginia State Bar and the Federal Communications Bar Association. He authored the book, The Innovation Age, and has written and lectured extensively on telecom and regulatory issues.

Audrey Plonk

Audrey L. Plonk is a global security and Internet policy specialist at Intel Corporation. A member of Intel’s security and privacy policy team, Audrey leads global policy efforts on topics such as cybersecurity, critical infrastructure protection and encryption. She works with the team to integrate privacy and security into product development and also focuses on Internet policy issues.

Audrey was previously a consultant to the Information Technology Association of America (now TechAmerica), covering for the vice president of information security and global public policy. She worked as a consultant for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s National Cyber Security Division from 2003 to 2006, primarily focusing on international security policy issues in their International Affairs Division. While a U.S. delegate to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Audrey worked closely with the Working Party on Information Security and Privacy (WPISP) and eventually accepted a post in Paris for the OECD Secretariat focusing on security issues for WPISP. She served as liaison to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Telecommunications and Information Working Group, the International Telecommunication Union and the Internet Governance Forum.

Audrey attended The George Washington University in Washington, DC and received her B.A. in international affairs with a focus on the EU and minors in French and dance.

Mario Romao

Mario Romao is the digital health policy manager for Europe in Intel’s Global Public Policy team. Based in Brussels, Belgium, Mario works with the European Union institutions and European governments on policies to promote the adoption of health information technologies to address some of the current challenges European healthcare systems are facing. He also works on information and communication technology (ICT) policies in support of citizen’s full participation in the information society, regardless of individual, economic or social disadvantages.

Mario has extensive experience working with eHealth policies and technologies. He has been involved in the deployment of European initiatives in the field of health care technologies and solutions for people with special needs, including a focus on the elderly population. He participates actively in numerous groups and associations promoting the advancement of ICT for health.

Greg Slater

Greg S. Slater is the director of trade and competition policy at Intel Corporation. In this capacity, he is responsible for trade and competitiveness issues affecting the company’s business interests worldwide. In his role as a senior counsel at Intel, he also provides legal and policy advice on emerging laws and regulations that significantly affect the company’s products and manufacturing sites. In addition, Greg is responsible for all government agreements related to Intel’s factory investments worldwide.

Prior to joining Intel in 1997, Greg was in private practice at Steptoe & Johnson and then at Latham & Watkins in Washington, DC. He began his law career as a clerk for former Chief Judge Albert Engel on the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals after graduating summa cum laude from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University.

Kumud Srinivasan

Vice President, Technology and Manufacturing Group
President, Intel India
INTEL CORPORATION

KUMUD SRINIVASAN_31Kumud Srinivasan is Vice President, Technology and Manufacturing Group and President, Intel India. In this capacity, she is responsible for general management of Intel’s operations in India, which includes location’s overall strategy, business-enabling operations, organizational development, engineering and innovation for market development, as well as managing relationships with government, industry and academia.

Previously, Kumud was vice president and general manager of IT for Silicon, Software and Services where she led the delivery of IT solutions and services for Intel’s hardware and software engineers. Kumud joined Intel in 1987 and has held several business and information systems positions within Intel’s manufacturing and IT organizations.

Srinivasan is a member of the Board of Advisors of the School of Information Studies in Syracuse University. She is a member of the Governing Body of the International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore. She serves on the India Council of the Anita Borg Institute.

Srinivasan received her bachelor’s degree in economics from Calcutta University in 1981 and her master’s degree in information and library studies from Syracuse University in 1984. In addition, she has completed doctoral coursework in information science at University of California, Berkeley.

Claire Vishik

Claire Vishik is the security and privacy standards and policy manager at Intel Corporation in the United Kingdom. Claire focuses on hardware security, trusted computing, privacy enhancing technologies, and some aspects of encryption and related policy issues.

Claire is a member of the Permanent Stakeholders Group of the European Network and Information Security Agency. She is active in standards development and is on the board of directors of the Trusted Computing Group. She is also on advisory boards of several research projects and initiatives in security and privacy. Prior to joining Intel, Claire worked at Schlumberger Laboratory for Computer Science and AT&T Laboratories. She is the author of many papers and reports, as well as 25 pending and granted U.S. patents. She received her Ph.D from the University of Texas at Austin.

Tom Waldrop

Tom Waldrop is director of issues and policy communications, responsible for spearheading Intel’s policy agendas in the media. He works closely with Intel’s policy directors, as well as with industry associations and coalitions, to enhance the dialog around industry policy objectives both with and through the media. Tom has more than 20 years experience in corporate communications, including technical communications, employee communications, media relations and advertising.

From 1985 to 1994 Tom served in various external communications roles at Tandem Computers (now part of HP). He joined Intel in 1994, serving as director of global communications from 2000 to 2007. He has extensive experience in high-tech policy communications and is past chair of the American Electronics Association PR committee and early participant in the Computer Systems Policy Project (now Tech CEO Council). Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Santa Clara University and master’s degree in music from San Jose State University.

Eric M. Weaver

Eric M. Weaver serves as a government affairs manager and senior counsel at Intel Corporation. In this role Eric is responsible for regulatory, policy and government influencing activities in Congress, the Administration and various third party interests. Eric brings his considerable experience in business, legal and political capabilities to focus on a broad spectrum of policy issues related to cyberspace security, global competitiveness and influencing issues affecting the company’s business interests worldwide.

Prior to joining the Global Public Policy team, Eric served as chief of staff for Bruce Sewell, Intel’s senior vice president, general counsel. Previously, Eric served as HR director for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA); chief legal officer and vice president of operations at the start-up Renaissance Airlines; senior attorney with Plunkett Cooney, PC; and a host of management positions in the telecommunications industry for SBC in Detroit, Michigan.

Eric received his B.A. from Howard University in Washington, DC, and his J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.