Kevin Werbach



EDventure Holdings, New York, NY, Editor (1998-present)
Responsible for all content in Release 1.0: Esther Dyson’s Monthly Report, an influential publication that explores emerging Internet, communications and computing technologies. Author ground-breaking work on broadband, syndication, peer-to-peer, Web services, knowledge management, open spectrum and other topics. Co-organize the annual PC Forum conference, a leading executive event for the high-tech industry. Speak worldwide, and appear frequently as an analyst in print, television and online media. Publish articles in several major publications, including Harvard Business Review, Business 2.0, Industry Standard and Fortune. Serve on advisory boards and draft white papers for startups, think tanks and venture capital funds.

Federal Communications Commission, Washington, D.C., Counsel for New Technology Policy (1994-1998)
Coordinated FCC’s Internet policy efforts. Advised FCC Chairman and Commissioners on technology policy issues. Authored Digital Tornado, the first comprehensive analysis of the Internet and telecommunications. Organized the FCC’s first-ever public forum on access to bandwidth. Helped develop Clinton Administration’s Framework for Global Electronic Commerce.  Created FCC World Wide Web home page and led electronic comment filing effort. Drafted numerous FCC orders and reports.

Big W Graphics, Principal (1987-1995)
Freelance graphic design, Web development, and computer consulting for organizations and small businesses. Created the Bare Bones Guide to HTML, an award-winning Web design resource.


Harvard Law School, class of 1994, magna cum laude.
Publishing Editor, Harvard Law Review; Publisher, Harvard Law Record

University of California at Berkeley, class of 1991, summa cum laude.
Phi Beta Kappa, Emerging Leader Scholarship, Chancellor’s Scholarship, National Merit Scholarship, Highest Honors in Slavic and Social Science majors.

Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys, summer 1990 study abroad program.


     Fellow, Center for Global Communications (GLOCOM), International University of Japan

     Information Technology Advisory Board, New School University

     Member, State Bar of California

Member, Advisory Boards: Participate Systems, Media Unspun, Kasenna, Onclave, Genesys Angelbridge Fund


“A Layered Model for Internet Policy,” Journal on Telecommunications and High-Technology Law (forthcoming 2002)

“Amazon’s Secret Sauce,” Business 2.0 (June 2002)

“The End of an Error,” CNet (April 30, 2002)

“Monster Mesh: Decentralized Wireless Broadband,” The Feature (January 21, 2002)

“Spectrum of the World Unite!” The Feature (December 3, 2001)

“Free the Airwaves!” CNet (November 29, 2001)

“The Webification of TV is happening,” CNet (July 26, 2001)

“Why the Next Best Thing May Be the Next Big Thing,” The Feature (June 25, 2001)

“The Addressing Crunch,” The Feature (April 19, 2001)

“One device or many?” The Feature (February 1, 2001)

“The Phone Network as an Application Platform,” The Feature (January 8, 2001)

“Wireless Peer to Peer,” The Feature (November 21, 2000)

“Let Them Eat Cable,” Industry Standard (November 6, 2000)

“How Greenspan Manages Expectations,” Fortune (November 2000)

“Life After Wires,” Industry Standard (October 16, 2000)

Mobile Interfaces of Tomorrow,” The Feature (September 4, 2000)

“It’s not Dead Yet,” Industry Standard (August 14, 2000)

“Syndication: A New Model for Business Relationships in the Internet Era,” Harvard Business Review (May/June 2000)

“Cable Operators vs. ISPs,” Internet World (December 15, 1999)

“Now in Syndication,” Red Herring (November 1999)

“Is the Price Right?” Industry Standard (October 1, 1999)

“Body LANguage,” Business 2.0 (August 1999)

“How to Get Ahead in Washington,” Business 2.0 (September 1998)

Digital Tornado: The Internet and Telecommunications Policy, FCC Office of Plans and Policy Working Paper No. 29 (March 1997).

“Looking it Up: Dictionaries and Statutory Interpretation,” 107 Harvard Law Review 1437 (1994).