Will Rinehart

Director of Technology and Innovation Policy

Will Rinehart is Director of Technology and Innovation Policy at the American Action Forum, where he specializes in telecommunication, Internet, and data policy, with a focus on emerging technologies and innovation.

Biography

Rinehart 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 has a Bachelors in Political Science from the University of Illinois and is currently finishing his Masters at the University of Illinois. His thesis focuses on economics and communication, and, more broadly, his research program explores the intersection of technology, innovation and society.


Education

BA

University of Illinois

Notable Positions

Research Fellow

Tech Freedom

Director of Operations

International Center for Law & Economics


Education

BA

University of Illinois

Notable Positions

Research Fellow

Tech Freedom

Director of Operations

International Center for Law & Economics