William Lehr

William Lehr is a telecommunications/Internet industry economist and policy analyst with over 20 years as an academic researcher and industry consultant. He is a research scientist in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology engaged in multidisciplinary research on the economic and policy challenges confronting the evolving Internet ecosystem. Dr. Lehr is engaged in a range of industry-academic research projects focusing on the economic and policy implications of key Internet trends such as the rise of mobile broadband and wireless innovation, the implications of Big Data for evidence-based decision-making, and the security and identity management challenges of transitioning to future Internet architectures. In addition to his academic research, he provides business strategy and policy advice to public and private sector clients in the US and abroad.

Twitter: @whlehr