Richard Hill

Richard Hill is President of the Association for Proper Internet Governance, a nonprofit organization based in Geneva, Switzerland ( and principal of Hill & Associates, an independent telecommunications consultancy. Formerly a former senior official of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), Dr. Richard Hill has long been involved in discussions on Internet governance at both the national levels (in Switzerland) and the international level, and is currently involved in proposals to discuss e-commerce and related topics in the WTO and in free trade agreements.  He has published articles on Internet governance, e-commerce and trade, made presentations at academic conferences, submitted papers to intergovernmental organizations, and participated in multi-stakeholder discussions. Richard has a long professional background in Information Technology (IT) and Telecommunications, including the Internet, and holds a Ph.D. in Statistics from Harvard University and a B.S. in Mathematics from M.I.T. Among other works he is the author of The New International Telecommunication Regulations and the Internet: A Commentary and Legislative History