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Busting the myth that net neutrality hampers investment

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 04:00:45 +0000

This week I had the opportunity to share Mozilla’s vision for an Internet that is open and accessible to all with the audience at MWC Americas. I took this opportunity because we are at a pivotal point in the debate between the FCC, companies, and users over the FCC’s proposal to roll back protections for […]



Resignation as co-chair of the Digital Economy Board of Advisors

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:12:08 +0000

For the past year and a half I have been serving as one of two co-chairs of the U.S. Commerce Department Digital Economy Board of Advisors. The Board was appointed in March 2016 by then-Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzer to serve a two year term. On Thursday I sent the letter below to Secretary Ross. […]



New Mozilla Foundation Board Members: Mohamed Nanabhay and Nicole Wong

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:29:49 +0000

Today, I’m thrilled to announce that Mohamed Nanabhay and Nicole Wong have joined the Mozilla Foundation Board of Directors. Over the last few years, we’ve been working to expand the boards for both the Mozilla Foundation and the Mozilla Corporation. Our goals for the Foundation board roles were to grow Mozilla’s capacity to move our […]



The “Worldview” of Mozilla

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 18:28:41 +0000

There are a set of topics that are important to Mozilla and to what we stand for in the world — healthy communities, global communities, multiculturalism, diversity, tolerance, inclusion, empathy, collaboration, technology for shared good and social benefit.  I spoke about them at the Mozilla All Hands in December, if you want to (re)listen to […]



A Thank You to Reid Hoffman

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 17:06:54 +0000

Today I want to say thank you to Reid Hoffman for 11 years as a Mozilla Corporation board member. Reid’s normal “tour of duty” on a board is much shorter. Reid joined Mozilla as an expression of his commitment to the Open Internet and the Mozilla mission, and he’s demonstrated that regularly. Almost five years […]



Helen Turvey Joins the Mozilla Foundation Board of Directors

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 02:30:46 +0000

This post was originally posted on the Mozilla.org website. Today, we’re welcoming Helen Turvey as a new member of the Mozilla Foundation Board of Directors. Helen is the CEO of the Shuttleworth Foundation. Her focus on philanthropy and openness throughout her career makes her a great addition to our Board. Throughout 2016, we have been […]



Julie Hanna Joins the Mozilla Corporation Board of Directors

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:18:12 +0000

This post was originally posted on the Mozilla.org website. Today, we are very pleased to announce the latest addition to the Mozilla Corporation Board of Directors – Julie Hanna. Julie is the Executive Chairman for Kiva and a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship and we couldn’t be more excited to have her joining our Board. […]



Mozilla Hosting the U.S. Commerce Department Digital Economy Board of Advisors

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:10:28 +0000

Today Mozilla is hosting the second meeting of the Digital Economy Board of Advisors of the United States Department of Commerce, of which I am co-chair. Support for the global open Internet is the heart of Mozilla’s identity and strategy. We build for the digital world. We see and understand the opportunities it offers, as […]



UN High Level Panel and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon issue report on Women’s Economic Empowerment

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:54:20 +0000

“Gender equality remains the greatest human rights challenge of our time.”  UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, September 22, 2016. To address this challenge the Secretary General championed the 2010 creation of UN Women, the UN’s newest entity. To focus attention on concrete actions in the economic sphere he created the “High Level Panel on Women’s […]



Living with Diverse Perspectives

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:19:06 +0000

Diversity and Inclusion is more than having people of different demographics in a group.  It is also about having the resulting diversity of perspectives included in the decision-making and action of the group in a fundamental way. I’ve had this experience lately, and it demonstrated to me both why it can be hard and why […]