Daniel J. Weitzner was formerly Visiting Senior Fellow at GMF.

Weitzner has been a leader in Internet public policy from its inception, making fundamental contributions to the successful fight for strong online free expression protection in the U.S. Supreme Court, and for laws that control government surveillance of email and web browsing data.

Weitzner is a founder of the Center for Democracy and Technology, led the World Wide Web Consortium’s public policy activities, and was deputy policy director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. He is a recipient of the International Association of Privacy Professionals Leadership Award (2013) and of the Electronic Frontier Foundation Pioneer Award (2016), and is a member of Council on Foreign Relations.