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Workshop: Innovation, Investment, and the Open Internet

January 13, 2010, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM EST
MIT Media Lab, Bartos Theater | Cambridge, MA

Coordinator info: Carol Simpson (202)

The Internet has become an unprecedented, global platform for commerce, unleashing the power of American innovators and driving economic growth and job creation. This workshop will examine how the Internet’s openness affects the ability of network operators, Internet content and application providers, and other Internet technology developers to innovate and to drive investment, job creation, and economic growth throughout the Internet ecosystem. These issues will be explored from the diverse perspectives of innovators and entrepreneurs, investors, network operators and equipment vendors, and experts in Internet innovation and investment.

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Workshop Materials

Perspective of a Mobile Application Developer & Entrepreneur
Jeffrey Glueck, CEO, Skyfire PPT Icon Download PDF file

Transaction Cost, Transparency, and Innovation for the Internet
Shane Greenstein, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University PPT Icon Download PDF file

Innovation and Investment in the Internet: Past, present and future
Marcus Weldon, CTO, Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs PPT Icon Download PDF file

Remarks - Federal Communications Workshop Innovation, Investment, and the Open Internet
Lynn St.Amour, President & CEO Internet Society Download PDF file

Factors that Foster Application Innovation
Barbara van Schewick, Stanford Law School PPT Icon Download PDF file

The Transformation of the Internet
Christopher S. Yoo, University of Pennsylvania Law School PPT Icon Download PDF file


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