Tom Giovanetti is president of the Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI), a public policy research organization based in Dallas, Texas. Prior to joining IPI in 1992, Mr. Giovanetti was the director of product development for a small manufacturing company in Dallas, where he designed several patented products and gained real-world experience in how taxes and regulations affect small business.
Since joining IPI, Mr. Giovanetti has published numerous opinion/editorials and policy studies on a wide variety of topics including tax reform, intellectual property, Social Security personal accounts, telecom reform, Internet governance, education reform, the broadband revolution, and out-of-control government spending. In addition being published in leading papers including the Wall Street Journal, Washington Times, Investor's Business Daily and The Dallas Morning News, he has also appeared on a host of radio and television programs.
Mr. Giovanetti represents IPI at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), where IPI is an accredited NGO. He has delivered a number of interventions during WIPO conferences on behalf of intellectual property protection. IPI was also accredited as an observer organization with the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), where he argued against UN involvement with Internet governance, and with the UN's Internet Governance Forum (IGF). Mr. Giovanetti also participated during meetings of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Interngovernmental Working Group on Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property.
In addition to his writing projects and leadership duties at IPI, Mr. Giovanetti also testifies before state and federal legislative committees on a variety of topics.
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Working to Restore American Liberty
Candid policy discussion with IPI expert, Merrill Matthews and IPI president, Tom Giovanetti at the 25th Anniversary Celebration: A New Frontier for Liberty.
IPI: Pushing Back Against Big Government and the Government Class
IPI President Tom Giovanetti's Address at the 25th Anniversary Celebration: A New Frontier for Liberty.
Tom Giovanetti on Mark Davis Show: Beware the Internet Sales Tax
Giovanetti explains why the "Marketplace Fairness Act" is unfair taxation without representation.
Audio: Are there benefits to going over the fiscal cliff?
IPI President Tom Giovanetti explains the ramifications of the impending fiscal cliff on KSKY's Mark Davis Show.
Audio: Has Government Created a Dependency Class?
IPI president Tom Giovanetti says Americans are too dependent on the government on Wisconsin Public Radio's Joy Cardin Show.
Audio: Tom Giovanetti-- Romney's Right
IPI president Tom Giovanetti joined KSKY's Mark Davis to explain why Mitt Romney's comments about 47% of Americans who don't pay taxes are spot-on, and how the government class has created a dependency class.
2012 Communications Summit: Next Generation Television--The End of Competition or Finally a Free Market?
2012 Communications Summit: Spectrum--Innovation, Distribution, Allocation...Revenue?
Tom Giovanetti on WBAPs Mark Davis Show
Listen to a candid conversation about the Republican debate and the upcoming Texas Senate primary.
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