Why the World Needs More Tech-Savvy Positive #ChangeAgents

By Melanie Wine, a freelance content creator In our rapidly changing world (partly due to Internet technologies and globalization), individuals are gaining the ability to do things that were not tenable fifty years ago when they were of limited availability to nation-states and large corporations. Simultaneously, the lines between activities done solely by the public sector […]

The Importance of Communication, Especially On-Going Communication

“As a both a new father and as our Executive Director, David Bray writes on the affirmative impacts that can result from adopting an empathetic “bridging” mindset across different groups. A potential unintended consequence of the Internet is the combination of 24/7 news, social media, and the ability of individuals to publish online whatever they want (which […]

People-Centered Internet and Foreign Affairs LIVE: Public Sector CIOs and their Evolving Role

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rg7ugsfoV5w&w=560&h=315] At a recent event co-sponsored by Foreign Affairs Magazine and the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center, Council on Foreign Relations member, Dr. David Bray, Executive Director of People Centered Internet (PCI), gave a closing keynote on a program focused on Public Sector Chief Information Officers and their evolving role, challenges, and opportunities, in […]

How We All Can Be Positive #ChangeAgents

Our world is changing rapidly and there is no textbook guide to indicate where the next decade will take us. In order to encourage a better future and a more People-Centered Internet, we must be willing to encourage people to want to be positive #ChangeAgents willing to strive to make a positive difference however they […]

How and Why CIOs Should Support an Open Internet

Vint Cerf, Mei Lin Fung, and David Bray discuss the key initiatives of the People Centered Internet, and explain how leaders in technology can help to transform and encourage a more people-centered future for the world The textbook for the future has not yet been written – it is written by what we choose to […]

Vint Cerf Visits CENIC’s Annual Conference

The Unfinished Internet: Vint Cerf on Expansion, Education, and Preservation “Forty years after helping create the Internet, Vint Cerf, chief Internet evangelist at Google, believes there’s still work to be done. The Internet, according to Cerf, isn’t yet complete for several reasons: Around 3.5 billion people worldwide still don’t have adequate Internet access, including millions […]

Vint Cerf on Shared Vision of PCI and NSRC

In this video, Vint Cerf describes the shared vision of the People Centered Internet (PCI) and the Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC) to coordinate complementary efforts in helping people develop and use more Internet infrastructure in underserved and unconnected areas around the world. Our goal is to connect people. Video credit: Andrew Kirkpatrick, Digital Media Developer for the […]

Forbes Features David Bray

In a recent article in Forbes magazine, David Bray, Executive Director of People Centred Internet is described as the most ‘social CIO in the world’ and is featured in a full length profile and feature overview of his life and mission to date. Here is a snap-shot of the piece: “Late last year, David Bray became the first Executive Director of the People-Centered […]

News Flash: SEAS to host David Bray for April 25 Kick-off of the CVP Speakers Series @ GW

Wednesday, April 25 6:00 – 8:00 pm Science and Engineering Hall, Lehman Auditorium 800 22nd Street, NW Washington, DC Register to attend       “SEAS is pleased to host Dr. David Bray, globally recognized champion of positive #ChangeAgents and expert on leadership in turbulent environments, to deliver the inaugural lecture of the CVP Speakers […]

Reflections on Diversity and Co-Existing in a Globalized World

Dr. David Bray, Executive Director for the People-Centered Internet coalition, is a 2018 Marshall Memorial Fellow and had the opportunity to travel to Europe to discuss the challenges of modern societies embracing a diversity of perspectives and views. The following is a post sharing his perspectives while in Belgium. Photograph of the gates to the […]