Anthony G. Oettinger is Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Mathematics and Professor of Information Resources Policy at Harvard University. He chairs the Board of Visitors of the U.S. Joint Military Intelligence College and the US Director of National Intelligence’s Intelligence Science Board. He belongs to the Council on Foreign Relations and to the International Advisory Council of the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research, and he is a Trustee of the Charles Babbage Foundation.
He founded the Harvard Program on Information Resources Policy in 1972 to create useful knowledge, both competent and impartial, on controversial information matters.
From 1997 to 1998, he served on the Banking and Finance Sector Study Team that contributed to the report, Preliminary Research and Development Roadmap for Protecting and Assuring Critical National Infrastructures, issued by the President’s Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection and the Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office in July 1998. From 1996 to 1998 he was a member of the National Library of Medicine’s Long Range Planning Panel on International Programs.