George Sadowsky studied and taught mathematics at Harvard and received his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale. He worked as a mathematician and programmer, and headed computing centers at the Brookings Institution, Northwestern University and New York University. At the United Nations, he supported technical assistance projects and he has worked in more than 50 developing countries. He has been a consultant to, inter alia, the U.S. Treasury, UNDP, USAID, W3C, the Swiss Government, and the World Bank. He has served on Boards of AppliedTheory Corporation, educational networks CREN and NYSERNet, and the Internet Society where he directed ISOC's Developing Country Network Training Workshops. More recently he was Executive Director of GIPI, the Global Internet Policy Initiative. He is currently a member of the ICANN Board of Directors and is consultant to various organizations. He has written and lectured extensively on ICT and development. In 2013, he was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame. See http://www.georgesadowsky.org for additional information.