FORA.tv Speaker - Sascha Meinrath
Sascha Meinrath is the Research Director of the New America Foundation's Wireless Future Program and coordinates the Foundation's Open Technology Initiative. Meinrath has been described as a "community Internet pioneer" and an "entrepreneurial visionary" and is a well-known expert on community wireless networks (CWNs) and municipal broadband, and telecommunications policy.
Leading news sources, including the Economist, the New York Times, the Nation, and National Public Radio, often cite Meinrath's work in covering issues related to CWNs and telecommunications policy. Additionally, Meinrath coordinates the Open Source Wireless Coalition, a global partnership of open source wireless integrators, researchers, implementors and companies dedicated to the development of open source, interoperable, low-cost wireless technologies.
Meinrath is a regular contributor to Government Technology's Digital Communities, the online portal and comprehensive information resource for the public sector. Meinrath has also worked with Free Press, the Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA), the Acorn Active Media Foundation, the Ethos Group, and the CUWiN Foundation.
01.09.09 | 01:21:23 min
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