First 2011 Keynote Speaker confirmed: Elizabeth Stark
Elizabeth Stark is a Lecturer in Law at Stanford Law School, where she started the “Ideas for a Better Internet” program. She is a Visiting Fellow at the Yale Information Society Project and a Lecturer in Computer Science at Yale University. Stark is a cofounder of the Open Video Alliance, and a producer of the annual Open Video Conference, dedicated to promoting free expression and innovation in online video.
A graduate of Harvard Law School, Stark founded the Harvard Free Culture Group and served on the board of directors of Students for Free Culture. While at Harvard, she spent years researching for the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard on projects ranging from net censorship to crowdsourcing to digital copyright policy.
Elizabeth has collaborated with myriad organizations on advocating for shared knowledge, digital freedom, and the open web. She has lived and worked in Berlin, Singapore, Paris, and Rio de Janeiro, and speaks French, German, and Portuguese.