Lynda M. CLarizio
Executive Vice President, AOL, LLC
Lynda Clarizio, in her current roles at AOL, oversees the industry’s largest online advertising network, which offers the
most comprehensive suite of marketing solutions powered by the web’s best advertising technologies. Since 2006, Ms.
Clarizio has served as president of Advertising.com, which operates the largest third-party display network. Earlier
she held several positions at AOL, most recently as executive vice president of AOL’s audience business, responsible
for strategy, finance, and business development. She was also senior vice president for both corporate strategic and
financial planning and for acquisitions and strategic investments. As part of the latter role, she led AOL’s acquisition of
Advertising.com. Before joining AOL in 1999, Ms. Clarizio was a partner for seven years in the Washington, D.C., law
firm of Arnold & Porter. She is a director of Human Rights First and a steering committee member of the Princeton
Women in Leadership.
John henry CLippinger
Berkman Center for Internet & Society
John Clippinger directs the Berkman Center’s social physics project, which supports the development of an open
source, interoperability identity framework called Higgins to give people control over their personal information.
He also conducts multidisciplinary research and workshops to explore the impact of trust, reciprocity, reputation,
and social signaling on the formation of digital institutions. Dr. Clippinger is the author of A Crowd of One: The
Future of Individual Identity (2007). He has consulted on networked organizations to the Command and Control
Research Program in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense. An experienced entrepreneur, Dr. Clippinger is
founder and chairman of Parity Communications, an identity services company. Previously, he was CEO of Context
Media LLC, a knowledge management software and services company; and director, Intellectual Capital, at Coopers
& Lybrand. Before joining Coopers & Lybrand, he was CEO of Brattle Research Corp., which developed artificial
intelligence, language processing, and search software.
Vice President, Product Management
Matt Cohler is vice president of product management at Facebook, where he oversees the teams responsible for
maximizing user value and works closely with the company’s engineering and product marketing organizations. One
of Facebook’s first employees, Mr. Cohler helped lead company strategy and organizational growth as vice president
of strategy and operations, and has been closely involved with Facebook’s product direction for more than three
years. Previously he was vice president and general manager at LinkedIn, where he was a member of the founding
team. Before LinkedIn, he was a consultant in McKinsey & Company’s Silicon Valley office and worked in Beijing
for AsiaInfo, the startup that built the infrastructure for the Internet in China. Mr. Cohler’s writings on the startup
economy have been published in Harvard Business Review. He holds a bachelor’s degree with honors and distinction
from Yale University, where he studied music theory, computer science, and finance.
arthur W. CovieLLo, Jr.
Executive Vice President, EMC Corp.
President, RSA, The Security Division of EMC
Art Coviello is responsible for RSA’s strategy and day-to-day operations as it delivers EMC’s global vision of
information-centric security. Mr. Coviello was CEO of RSA Security, Inc., before its acquisition by EMC in 2006. He
joined RSA in 1995 and has been a driving force in its rapid growth, increasing revenue to more than $500 million
in 2007, from $25 million in 1995. Under his stewardship, RSA became acknowledged as the de facto standard for
two-factor authentication and encryption, and as a leader in identity and access management. Mr. Coviello’s expertise
and influence have made him a recognized leader in the industry, where he plays a key role in several national cyber-security initiatives. He currently serves as co-chair of TechNet New England. He has more than 30 years of strategic,
operating, and financial management experience in high-tech companies. He currently serves as a director at Sana
Security and Crossbeam Systems.