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Stephen Balkam PDF Print E-mail

Stephen BalkamChief Executive Officer
Family Online Safety Institute

For the past 30 years, Stephen Balkam has had a wide range of leadership roles in the nonprofit sector in the both the US and UK.  He is currently the Founder and CEO of the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI), an international, nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, DC.  FOSI’s mission is to make the online world safer for kids and their families.  FOSI convenes the top thinkers and practitioners in government, industry and the nonprofit sectors to collaborate and innovate and to create a “culture of responsibility” in the online world.

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David Miles PDF Print E-mail

Dave MilesDirector, Europe, Middle East & Africa
Family Online Safety Institute

For the past 25 years, David has had a wide range of leadership roles in the technology and telecommunications sector. He is currently FOSI's Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

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Jennifer Hanley PDF Print E-mail

Jennifer HanleyDirector, Legal & Policy
Family Online Safety Institute

Jennifer Hanley is the Director of Legal and Policy for the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI). Jennifer is a magna cum laude graduate of the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. While in law school, Jennifer served as a Vice Chancellor on the CUA Moot Court Board and as the Vice President of the Communications Law Students Association. Jennifer held legal internships with FCC Commissioner Michael Copps, EchoStar, and Comcast. Jennifer graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from the George Washington University where she studied Political Science.

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Emma Morris PDF Print E-mail

Emma MorrisInternational Policy Manager
Family Online Safety Institute

As International Policy Manager Emma brings a global perspective and expertise to the broad spectrum of Internet privacy and safety issues. With particular focus on the United States, Europe, Oceania and parts of the Middle East she is able to interpret domestic actions and place them in an international context.

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Amy Coull PDF Print E-mail

Amy CoullEvents Manager
Family Online Safety Institute

Amy Coull is the Events Manager for the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI). Amy is responsible for planning and managing all of FOSI’s conferences and special events. Typically FOSI runs three large conferences per year, as well as several smaller events. These events are based both nationally and internationally, and convene members of industry, non-profits, government and the wider stakeholder community to discuss and promote the best online safety tools and practices.

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Denise Lisi DeRosa PDF Print E-mail

Denise Lisi DeRosaProgram Manager
Family Online Safety Institute

Denise Lisi DeRosa is Program Manager for the Family Online Safety Institute. She is dedicated to empowering families with the tools needed to embrace the current social and digital technologies in meaningful, creative and positive ways. Denise is committed to further develop and promote FOSI’s Good Digital Parenting Initiative as a valuable resource for parents.

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Christian Brink PDF Print E-mail

Christian BrinkProgram Assistant
Family Online Safety Institute

Christian is the Program Assistant at the Family Online Safety Institute. His focus is program research and outreach to help grow resources and content for A Platform for Good. A believer in technology as a tool for positive change, he hopes to empower parents, teachers and teens with the resources they need to responsibly navigate the digital world and make a difference.

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Emily Mulder PDF Print E-mail

emily-mulderCommunications Coordinator
Family Online Safety Institute

Emily is the Communications Coordinator for the Family Online Safety Institute. In this role, she acts as a primary liaison for press while working to develop and implement FOSI’s international communications strategies through media engagement and public outreach. Currently based inLondon, she also provides policy support for the EMEA Director, and takes an active part in FOSI’s affairs in the UK and EU.

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Mallory Levy PDF Print E-mail

Mallory LeveyOffice Coordinator
Family Online Safety Institute

Mallory is the Office Coordinator at the Family Online Safety Institute and helps with the day-to-day operations at the Washington DC office. She works with the entire staff to ensure events and programs run smoothly and efficiently so FOSI's mission can be heard and carried out.

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Emma Ham PDF Print E-mail

emma-hamGRID - Senior Editor & Project Manager
Family Online Safety Institute

As Senior Editor, Emma has overall responsibility for the quality and delivery of GRID’s content. Her eye for detail, factual commentary and rigorous source attribution ensures GRID stays true to its aims. As Project Manager, Emma has steered GRID through its formative development stages, as well as managed a large and fluid team of researchers.

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Mike Aston PDF Print E-mail

mike-astonOnline Brand Manager
Family Online Safety Institute

Mike is FOSI’s Online Brand Manager, overseeing the day to day activities on FOSI.org, as well as the Institute’s wider online strategy. With more than 14 years of digital media experience, Mike also manages our online infrastructure and optimization.

 

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