Bernard Benhamou

Digital Institute for Sovereignty, France

Secretary General of the Institute of Digital Sovereignty (ISN) and Senior lecturer on Internet governance at Paris I University (Panthéon Sorbonne)
Previous functions :
–       Interministerial Delegate on Internet usage (Ministry of Research and Ministry of Digital Economy)
–       Coordinator of the French Presidency of the European Union Ministerial Conference on the Internet of Things (2008).
–       Advisor of the French Delegation at the United Nations World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
–       Head of the Forecast & Internet Governance Mission at the Agency for the Development of e-Government (ADAE- Prime Minister Office & Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
–       Head of the Mission « Internet, Schools & Family » at the French Ministry of Education.
–       Senior lecturer at the National School of Government (ENA) and at the Political Sciences Institute in Paris (Sciences Po).
–       Advisor for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Internet projects in developing countries.
–       Founding member and technology advisor of PlaNet Finance (Internet based NGO devoted to giving microcredit to the developing countries).
–       Conceptor in 1997 of the first Network and Internet based exhibition in the french museum of science (Passport to the Cyberworld)