Rim Baltaduonis, Associate Professor of Economics, Gettysburg College
Rim is an Associate Professor in the Economics Department at Gettysburg College and a Co-Director of Gettysburg Lab for Experimental Economics (GLEE). He is also the Chair of the International Affairs Program at Gettysburg College. During 2015-2017 he was a Visiting Senior Scholar at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Dr. Baltaduonis' broad areas of research interest are industrial organization, energy and environmental economics, experimental and behavioral economics, mechanism design. His current research is heavily focused on the design and behavior of electric power as well as gas markets.
Raymond L. Gifford, Partner, Management Committee Member, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP
Raymond L. Gifford counsels communications, electric and gas utilities, and information technology companies on state and federal aspects of regulation, administrative law, and competition policy. He is an expert in public utilities law, and the law and economics of regulation of network industries. Mr. Gifford’s law and policy work focuses on the convergence of broadband communications and energy, as well as environmental policy as it applies to the electric industry. He represents clients in state and federal courts and agencies, and serves as an expert witness on utility regulation and its history. He is also a Executive Fellow at the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship, and Co-Directs the Institute for Regulatory Law & Economics at University of Colorado Law School.
Lynne Kiesling, Research Professor, CU Denver; Co-Director, Institute for Regulatory Law & Economics
Lynne Kiesling is a Research Professor in the College of Engineering, Design and Computing at the University of Colorado Denver. Most recently, Lynne was a Visiting Associate Professor in the department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. Prior to that, Lynne was a Visiting Associate Professor in Economics at Purdue University, the Associate Director of the Purdue University Research Center in Economics. Prior to that, and an Associate Professor of Instruction in the Department of Economics at Northwestern University, where she was also a Faculty Affiliate and Director of the Electricity Policy Program in the Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth.
Lynne has a PhD in Economics from Northwestern University and a BS in Economics from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Her previous appointments include Assistant Professor, College of William and Mary, Manager, Price Waterhouse/PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Director of Economic Policy, Reason Foundation, and Research Scholar, Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science at George Mason University.
Douglas Sicker, Senior Associate Dean for Computing and Professor, CU Denver; Co-Director, Institute for Regulatory Law & Economics
Dr. Douglas C. Sicker has held various positions in academia, industry, and government. Doug currently serves as the Senior Associate Dean for Computing and Professor of Computer Science at the University of Colorado Denver in the College of Engineering, Design and Computing. Doug also serves as the Executive Director of the Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group (BITAG) and the Chief Strategist of CMMB Vision. Previously, Doug was the Department Head for the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. Other previous appointments include serving as the DBC Endowed Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Colorado at Boulder with a joint appointment in, and director of, the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program. Doug previously served as the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Advisor for Spectrum at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). Doug also served as the Chief Technology Officer of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and prior to this he served as a senior advisor on the FCC National Broadband Plan. Earlier he was Director of Global Architecture at Level 3 Communications, Inc. In the late 1990s, Doug served as Chief of the Network Technology Division at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
Howard Shelanski, Professor of Law, Georgetown Law
Howard Shelanski earned his B.A. from Haverford College and received his JD and PhD in economics from the University of California at Berkeley. After graduating from law school he clerked for Judge Stephen F. Williams of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, Judge Louis H. Pollak of the U.S. District Court in Philadelphia, and Justice Antonin Scalia of the United States Supreme Court. After practicing law in Washington, D.C., Professor Shelanski joined the Berkeley faculty in 1997, where he remained until coming to Georgetown in 2011. In addition to being a member of the Georgetown Law faculty, Professor Shelanski practices antitrust law and is a member of the law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.
Professor Shelanski’s teaching and research focus on antitrust and regulation. In addition to numerous articles, he has co-authored leading casebooks, treatises and edited volumes in both antitrust and telecommunications law.
Eric L. Talley, Professor of Law, Columbia Law; Co-Director, Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership
Eric Talley is the Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law and Co-Director, Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership. He is an expert in the intersection of corporate law, governance, and finance, and he teaches/researches in areas that include corporate law and finance, mergers and acquisitions, quantitative methods, machine learning, contract and commercial law, game theory, and economic analysis of law. Talley has held permanent or visiting appointments at the University of California at Berkeley, University of Southern California, Caltech, University of Chicago, Harvard University, Georgetown University, RAND Graduate School, and Stanford University.