Betaworks / Berkman Center for Internet & Society

Andrew McLaughlin is a partner at betaworks, a technology and media start-up studio based in New York City.

He also serves as CEO of Digg and Instapaper. In 2011, Andrew served as executive director of Civic Commons, and a Lecturer at Stanford Law School, teaching “Freedom of Speech in a Digitally Interconnected World”. From 2009-2011, Andrew McLaughlin served a member of President Obama’s White House staff as Deputy Chief Technology Officer of the United States. From 2004-2009, Andrew was Director of Global Public Policy at Google. From 1999-2003, Andrew was Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of ICANN, the Internet’s technical coordinating body.

Andrew holds a B.A. from Yale University, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He currently serves on the boards of directors of Access, the Sunlight Foundation, Chartbeat and Public Knowledge.