Author: Rick Lane

Rick Lane is a tech policy expert, child safety advocate, and the founder and CEO of Iggy Ventures. Iggy advises and invests in companies and projects that can have a positive social impact. Prior to starting Iggy, Rick was the Senior Vice President of Government Affairs of 21st Century Fox/News Corporation. Rick was responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of the Company’s public policy activities. Before joining 21st Century Fox, Rick was the first Director of Congressional Affairs focusing on E-Commerce and Internet public policy issues for the United States Chamber of Commerce. Prior to working at the Chamber, Rick was employed by the international law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (WG&M) as the Director of Legislative Affairs. While at Weil, he advised and represented clients before Congress on a variety of legislative matters affecting the technology and telecommunications industries. From 1988 to 1993, he worked as an Associate Staff member to the House Appropriations Committee. His primary responsibilities involved technology, telecommunications, tax, education, labor and related issues.