Ethan is a Research Analyst at the Computer & Communications Industry Association with a passion for Internet Governance affairs and interests in competition, innovation, privacy, and trade. At CCIA, Ethan manages the Disruptive Competition Project (Project DisCo), a blog that promotes disruptive innovation and competition with posts falling into 6 core categories: competition, intellectual property, digital trade, privacy, innovation, and the European Union. He began his career path as a volunteer for the Washington DC Chapter of the Internet Society (ISOC-DC) in 2014, where he later served as an Assistant Director and still actively participates. He additionally worked for Public Knowledge as a policy intern in 2016, focusing on telecom issues.
Ethan also participates in the planning and management of Internet Governance Forum USA (IGF-USA) each year and encourages anyone invested in the future of the internet, indisputably everyone, to get involved.
Ethan received his B.A. from Drew University in 2014 in Philosophy with a focus on applied ethics and a keen interest in the intersection between ethics and emerging technology. He is also competent in full stack web development as a 2017 graduate of the George Washington Coding Bootcamp.