Will Rinehart

Will Rinehart
Director of Technology and Innovation Policy
American Action Forum

Will Rinehart is Director of Technology and Innovation Policy at the American Action Forum.

Will Rinehart specializes in telecommunication, Internet, and data policy, with a focus on emerging technologies and innovation. He comes to the Forum from TechFreedom, where he was a Research Fellow. He was also previously the Director of Operations at the International Center for Law & Economics.

In 2009, Rinehart was a Koch Summer Fellow at The Progress & Freedom Foundation, concentrating on advertising policy and Internet governance. In 2008, he was a Research Associate at the Illinois Policy Institute, where he studied state-level budget, energy and tax issues. Additionally, he worked for the Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement as the Research Assistant in Technology and Civic Engagement.

Rinehart is currently a Fellow at the Internet Law & Policy Foundry. Additionally, he serves on the Federal Communications Commission’s Broadband Deployment Committee and Consumer Advocacy Committee.

Recent Events and Presentations

September 25, 2018

The European Union’s new privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), went into effect on May 25, 2018. Pressure is mounting for lawmakers to take a position.