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Bio: Will Doherty
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As the founder and initial Executive Director of the Online Policy Group, Will Doherty has demonstrated a strong commitment to protecting and expanding rights of access, privacy, and safety on the Internet.

Doherty has also worked since January 2001 as the Online Activist and Media Relations staff member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Prior to founding the Online Policy Group, he served as the Director of Online Community Development at the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, where he focused on the online rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. He managed GLAAD's Digital Media Resource Center in San Francisco, cultivating strategic partnerships in Silicon Valley and beyond.

Will Doherty has twenty years of experience as a computing consultant and online activist. In the early 1980's, he worked on the ARPANET, precursor of the Internet. He served as the Globalization Operations Manager at Sybase, Inc., and as a Localization Program Manager and a Technical Writer for Sun Microsystems, Inc. He has designed and implemented Internet strategies and websites for dozens of nonprofit community and advocacy organizations. Will Doherty holds an MBA from Golden Gate University and a BS in Computer Science and Writing from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

You can send email to Will Doherty at doherty@onlinepolicy.org.

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