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Bertrand de La Chapelle

Executive Director and Co-founder

Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network, France

Bertrand de La Chapelle is the Executive Director and Co-founder of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network, the leading organization addressing tensions between the cross-border nature of the internet and the diversity of national jurisdictions.

He has been a determined promoter and pioneering implementer of multi-stakeholder internet governance processes for more than 18 years, building upon his diversified experience as a career diplomat, civil society actor and tech entrepreneur. He was previously a Director on the ICANN Board (2010-2013), France’s Thematic Ambassador and Special Envoy for the Information Society (2006-2010) and an active participant in the World Summit on the Information Society (2002-2005), where he promoted dialogue among civil society, private sector and governments. Bertrand is a frequent speaker in major Internet governance processes and conferences.

Bertrand was in the 1990s the co-founder and President of the virtual reality company Virtools, later acquired by Dassault Systèmes. He is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique (1978), Sciences Po Paris (1983), and Ecole Nationale d’Administration (1986).

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Executive Panel Discussion

Opportunities and Challenges of the Influx of Data: How Can We Restore Trust in the Modern Information Ecosystem?

Marika Auramo | SAP SE, Finland

Lucy Crompton-Reid | Wikimedia UK, UK

Bertrand de La Chapelle | Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network, France

Öykü Işık | Institute for Management Development (IMD), Switzerland