FORA.tv Speaker - Chuck Cosson
Chuck Cosson helps Microsoft Corporation with public policy counsel in a number of substantive areas, including policy lead on children's safety, work on free expression/human rights, and contributions on telecoms/media policy including regulation of new media services. Cosson also supports Microsoft's policy communications work and its citizenship initiatives, with an emphasis on online safety, and helps coordinate its efforts on international telecoms policy.
Before coming to Microsoft in 2004, Cosson was VP for Public Policy in Vodafone's Americas/Asia region. There, he led the company's public policy efforts in the U.S. and contributed to policy and CSR work in China, Japan, Mexico, Canada and Brazil. Chuck also chaired the policy team at the Liberty Alliance, where he was active on Internet safety and privacy issues. Prior to Vodafone, Cosson worked on public policy matters at AirTouch Communications and at the United States Telephone Association in Washington,D.C.
Cosson attended Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA, and the George Washington University law school. He is a native of Washington, D.C., and is married with two children.
05.04.09 | 01:17:20 min
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