Michael Kende

Senior Fellow and Visiting Lecturer, Graduate Institute, Geneva

Michael is a Senior Fellow and Visiting Lecturer at the Graduate Institute, Geneva, and a Senior Advisor at Analysys Mason. He is the former Chief Economist of the Internet Society, and prior to joining the Internet Society, Michael was a partner at Analysys Mason.

Michael has done a significant amount of work on promoting Internet development in emerging regions around the world, including many years of work on Internet interconnection and IXPs.

Michael spent five years as a professor of Economics at INSEAD, a business school near Paris, before joining the Federal Communications Commission. At the FCC, Michael was the Director of Internet Policy Analysis, where he was responsible for managing a wide range of policy analyses and regulatory decisions.