A. Michael Froomkin, the Chair of the Program Committee is the Laurie Silvers & Mitchell Rubenstein Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, specializing in Internet Law and Administrative Law. He founded We Robot in 2012.
Prof. Froomkin is a founder-editor of the online law review Jotwell, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots). He is also a founder of ICANNWatch, and serves on the Editorial Board of Information, Communication & Society and of I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society. He is on the Advisory Boards of several organizations including the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Electronic Privacy Information Center. Professor Froomkin writes primarily about privacy, Internet governance, electronic democracy, and cryptography.