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 Institute 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 Institute and a highly-visible presence.



Press Release

FOSI Welcomes Snap Inc. to Membership

Dec. 19, 2017

Today, the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) welcomes Snap Inc. as its newest member.

In The News

Screen time solution: Sign a digital contract with kids

Jan. 16, 2018

As society spends more time looking at screens, experts say it’s up to parents to model good digital behavior for their kids. FOSI CEO Stephan Balkam is interviewed.