About FOSI

Online safety is everyone’s concern - from preschoolers to grandparents.  The Family Online Safety Institute brings a unique, international perspective to the potential risks, harms as well as the rewards of our online lives.  FOSI’s 30+ members, from Amazon to Yahoo! represent the leading Internet and communications companies in the world.  And our work encompasses public policy, industry best practice as well as good digital parenting.

Board & Staff

Discover the members of our board and staff that are striving to make the online world a safer place for kids and their families.

Founder & CEO, Family Online Safety Institute
Chairman of the FOSI Board, Public Policy Manager, Google

FOSI Members

Membership of the Family Online Safety Intitue will give you access to a wide range of unique events, resources and services. It will also provide you with a seat on the Board of the Institue and a highly-visible presence.



Press Release

FOSI Celebrates Safer Internet Day 2017

Feb. 7, 2017

Today, FOSI celebrates Safer Internet Day. Every year we look forward to this opportunity to come together around the globe to share lessons, resources and best practices as we work to create a better Internet for our kids. Now more ...

In The News

YouTube star’s anti-Semitic posts a wake-up call for parents

Feb. 16, 2017

Stephen Balkam, CEO of The Family Online Safety Institute discusses the messaging from YouTube star PewDiePie.