Karen Mulberry joined the Internet Society as a Policy Advisor in March of 2012.
She brings over 10 years of international public policy advocacy experience and has addressed the implementation of local number portability, ENUM, threats to IP addressing, establishment of open competition and the reduction of barriers to entry, criteria for determining misuse and new initiatives such as data protection, content control and privacy through partnership with industry, governments and regulatory agencies. For eight years Karen was a key member of the prepatory team for the US delegation to the ITU working on advocacy positions such as IP addressing, internet cyber security, roaming and interoperability. She was a member of the ITSCC International Committee that works with the White House and DHS to develop cyber security and internet policy and has worked with the NTIA on technical and policy responses to OECD reports and other projects to represent company interests in content restrictions and privacy as government policy and positions are developed.
Karen serves as the Secretary of the Colorado Chapter of the Internet Society. She holds a BS from the University of San Francisco with undergraduate course work in economics from Oberlin College. She also has an MBA from the University of Phoenix along with additional Master's level work in public policy at the University of Colorado and the University of Denver.
Karen is based in Denver, Colorado.