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Who is Nicklas Lundblad?!

Nicklas Lundblad…

…works for Google in Mountain View as senior policy counsel, thinking about all kinds of different policy stuff (I have been working for Google in different capacities since 2007, with a short six month break).

…is a member of the Swedish ICT-minister’s ICT-council giving advice to ICT-minister (since 2007).

…is a member of a small reference group to Swedish foreign minister Carl Bildt on Internet Freedom (since 2010).

…has a PhD in applied information technology, a Swedish Master of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Philosophy.

…is a member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Engineering.

…writes in Svenska Dagbladet, mostly reviews and essays.

…co-founded Swedish liberal (in the European sense) current affairs magazine Neo.

…has written three books on ICT and society, two for right-wing think tank Timbro and one for neutral publisher Liber.

…is an Eisenhower Fellow (MNP 2006).

…has served on several boards and in different organization and institutes. Among the different are Lotsen Kommunikation, Institutet för Rättsinformatik, ADBJ and Navitas.

…has served on the European Commission’s e-Europe Advisory Board giving advice on i2010.

…is a black belt aikidoka. But hasn’t practiced in a while. That has to change.

…is married with Emma and has three wonderful kids.

…only speaks for himself on this blog. If that.