William Rinehart

American Action Forum
Director of Technology and Innovation Policy

Will Rinehart is Director of Technology and Innovation Policy at the American Action Forum, where he specializes in telecommunication, Internet, and data policy, with a focus on emerging technologies and innovation. Rinehart comes to the Forum from TechFreedom, where he was a Research Fellow. He was also previously the Director of Operations at the International Center for Law & Economics. In 2009, Rinehart was a Koch Summer Fellow at The Progress & Freedom Foundation, concentrating on advertising policy and Internet governance. In 2008, he was a Research Associate at the Illinois Policy Institute, where he studied state-level budget, energy and tax issues. Additionally, he worked for the Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement as the Research Assistant in Technology and Civic Engagement. Rinehart has a Bachelors in Political Science from the University of Illinois and is currently finishing his Masters at the University of Illinois. His thesis focuses on economics and communication, and, more broadly, his research program explores the intersection of technology, innovation and society.

Distinctions

William Rinehart is Directory of Operations for the International Center for Law and Economics. For most of the last decade he has been involved in print publications, beginning first as a reporter for the Illini Media Company, and then moving to production management and advertising. Because of his skill set, he was asked to be the editor-in-chief of a small magazine in central Illinois, which he helped to expand and migrate online. He was previously a Koch Summer Fellow at The Progress & Freedom Foundation, concentrating on advertising policy and Internet governance. Prior to this, he was a Research Associate at the Illinois Policy Institute, where he studied state-level budget, energy and tax issues. Rinehart has a Bachelors in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and is currently finishing his Masters in New Media Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago. While his thesis is specifically focused on the rhetoric of economics, his work more broadly explores the intersection of technology, innovation and society.

Linked authors

University Aix-Marseille
White & Case (Brussels)
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (New York)
International Center for Law & Economics (Portland)
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy (New York)
Dauzier & Associés

Articles

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