Mr. Lordan serves as executive director for the Internet Education Foundation (IEF), a bi-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 coordinates the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee, which educates Congress about crucial Internet-related policy issues. Mr. Lordan created the State of the Net Conference series and founded both the Congressional App Challenge and the Internet Law & Policy Foundry. He also developed the mobile app Net Safety Tips On The Go, the first-ever digital safety and security advice app on the Android platform.
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, AT&T’s, and WGBH Educational Foundation. A graduate of Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts, Mr. Lordan currently resides in Washington, DC.