Fall 2012 Member Meeting Oct 1st General Session Featured Speakers – The Importance of a Global Perspective for the US Research and Education Community
H. David Lambert
H. David Lambert is the President and CEO of Internet2. In partnership with the Board of Trustees and the Executive Leadership Team, Lambert is responsible for helping set the vision and the success of the Internet2 organization. Together, with the organization's governance, Lambert works to ensure the fulfillment of Internet2's mission: Internet2's relevance to the membership; and the accountability of Internet2 to its constituencies.
Sam Pitroda is currently Adviser to the Prime Minister of India on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations. He is an internationally respected development thinker, policy maker, telecom inventor and entrepreneur, who has spent over four decades in Information and Communications Technology and related human and national development initiatives. Sam Pitroda is considered as father of telecommunications revolution in India.
John Sexton is the president of New York University and Internet2 Board of Trustee Member. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a past member of the Executive Committee of the Association of American Universities. He is past Chair of the American Council on Education, the New York Academy of Sciences, and the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities of New York.