Maria giovanna sessa
Communications and Events Manager
From 1999 to 2012, Diana served as a member of the European Parliament, and particularly, as a leading member of the Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee. In 2007, she was elected to serve as Vice President of the European Parliament with specific responsibility for Transparency and Access to Documents. Diana played a key role in negotiating with the European Commission for the joint Transparency Register for lobbyists and others. Since resigning as an MEP, Diana has continued her activities in the European legal field and practices as a mediator and arbitrator.
Gregory has more than 25 years of proven accomplishments in the technology industry as an entrepreneur and a leader in the field of emergency communications. He is the founder of e-Copernicus, which helps technology companies enter new markets, grow their businesses, and secure funding. Prior to e-Copernicus, Gregory worked as the Assistant Secretary of Commerce and the Administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) under President Bill Clinton. He was also a senior aide to U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan handling all matters under the jurisdiction of the Senate Commerce Committee, working on several pieces of landmark legislation including the Telecommunications Act of 1996 and the Internet Tax Freedom Act.
Camille currently serves as the Global Director for Trust & Safety at Niantic, a leading Augmented Reality company. She is on the faculty of the Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, where she teaches a course on cyber conflict and information operations. She was previously the Chief Innovation Officer at Graphika where she led the company’s work to detect and mitigate disinformation, media manipulation and harassment. Prior to that, Camille was a Principal Researcher at Google, in a team focused on building technology to address global security challenges and protect vulnerable users. Camille has advised governments and parliamentary committees on both sides of the Atlantic. She is an affiliate scholar of the Harvard Berkman-Klein Center for Internet and Society, and a Fulbright scholar. She was awarded by the MIT Tech review as one of 35 Innovators under 35, and by the TIME Magazine as one of the “100 Next” Global Leaders.