Tony Franquiz is Head of Communications for GMF’s Digital Innovation and Democracy Initiative, promoting its scholarship and expertise to reach target audiences in media, government, and civil society.  


Prior to joining GMF, Franquiz led public relations and strategic communications campaigns for nonprofit research institutions across the country, specializing in technology policy and platform governance. His work has focused on regulation surrounding new and emerging technologies, and has influenced public awareness and policy around these issues.  


Franquiz has a background in broadcast and multiplatform journalism, and he previously worked in newsrooms across the Capitol region, including at Sirius XM Satellite Radio and the McClatchy Tribune News Service. He has a B.A. from the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism and lives in Washington, DC. 

Mark Chandler is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Cisco, as well as Cisco's Chief Compliance Officer and executive sponsor for Germany.  He was responsible for Cisco’s international engagements in intellectual property protection and compliance with security and privacy laws and regulations, and has worked with governments on the development of appropriate network security and access requirements, negotiation of global supply chain security arrangements, and Cisco’s international human rights engagements.

Reed Hundt is co-founder, chairman, and CEO of the Coalition for Green Capital, a nonprofit that supports and advocates for green banks to invest in the clean power platform.