CLBR #292 – Tech’s DC Agenda for 2018 with David Snead


Tech’s DC Agenda for 2018 with David Snead


When the House of Representatives returns to work on Monday there will be approximately 90-days left on the House calendar until election day.  What is on tech’s agenda for this election-year session.

Internet Infrastructure Coalition Co-Founder & Policy Working Group Chair David Snead returns to give us a preview of the battles that lay ahead.

David Snead


Internet Infrastructure Coalition / @i2Coalition / @wdsneadpc

David Snead is the General Counsel for cPanel. He is responsible for cPanel’s global legal operations and is a member of the company’s management team.  In this role, he has principal responsibility for customer-facing agreements, regulatory compliance, vendor and partner negotiations, intellectual property, brand communication, mergers and acquisitions, legislative and international business issues. David has provided advice and counsel to technology companies since 1995 beginning with a practice based on technology exports.  Since 1999, his practice has focused exclusively on the Internet infrastructure industry.  Since his practice began, he has worked in large firms, as in-house counsel, and as a solo practitioner.

In 2011 he co-founded the Internet Infrastructure Coalition (I2Coalition), an advocacy organization for the Internet infrastructure industry.  One of the earliest opponents of the Stop Online Piracy Act, the i2Coalition has developed into a voice for a previously unrepresented industry.  He manages the group’s global public policy portfolio, is a member of the management working group, and board of directors.  In addition to his work with the I2Coalition, David is a member of the board of directors of MHz Networks.

David received his J.D. in 1991 from Georgetown University Law Center and his B.A. in 1987 in International Affairs from Trinity University in San Antonio.  He is a member of the bars of the District of Columbia and State of New Mexico.

Future Shows

  • Feb 28 – Stan Stahl, Citadel Information Group, Cyber Security Threats 2018
  • March 14 – Ann Ravel, Fmr Chair, Federal Elections Commission on Regulating Online Political Ads
  • March 21 – Darieth Chisolm, 50 Shades of Silence


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