Mr. Lordan serves as executive director for the Internet Education Foundation (IEF), a non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, dedicated to educating the public and policy makers about the potential of a decentralized global Internet to promote democracy, communications and commerce. Mr. Lordan joined the IEF in 1999 as the first permanent staff member. The IEF assists the efforts of the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee in educating Congress about the Internet and related policy issues. Mr. Lordan helps coordinate those Internet Caucus Advisory Committee initiatives as well as other public education activities regarding the Internet.
In 1999, Lordan helped develop and launch the GetNetWise "one-click" parental empowerment resource and has since launched the "State of the Net" project designed to measure the success of the Internet -- in cultural, socio-political and economic terms.
Since graduating from law school in 1995, Mr. Lordan has amassed a broad range of experience in law, public policy, media relations and political strategizing. Prior to joining the IEF Mr. Lordan served as deputy policy counsel for the Internet Alliance, a Washington-based industry trade association. Mr. Lordan's other posts include: Edelman Public Relations Worldwide, full time consultant for AT&T's Law and Government Affairs Department and WGBH Educational Foundation. A graduate of Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts, Mr. Lordan currently resides in Washington, DC.