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Robert Horvitz

Open Spectrum Foundation/Alliance, Founder/Co-Founder

Robert Horvitz is founder/director of Stichting Open Spectrum (in English: the Open Spectrum Foundation), which promotes license-free access to the radio spectrum. He has been actively engaged in spectrum policy reform efforts since the 1970s. In 1987 he attended the ITU’s World Administrative Radio Conference as a nongovernmental observer. His
"Local Radio Handbook", published in 1991, has been translated into 6 languages. From 1992 to 1994 Horvitz was the Soros Foundations' radio advisor for Eastern Europe and Central Asia. From 2000 to 2004, he managed the Global Internet Policy Initiative. During summer 2008 in Vienna he co-founded the Open Spectrum Alliance.

Sessions from eCommEurope2009: Emerging Communications Conference featuring Robert Horvitz: