Preetam Maloor is a Strategy and Policy Advisor in the Corporate Strategy Division of the ITU General Secretariat and an expert on international Internet-related public policy matters. He has been a key member of the ITU Secretariat at several major conferences including the 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT), 2010 and 2014 ITU Plenipotentiary conferences and the 2009 and 2013 World Telecommunication/ICT Policy Forums (WTPF). He also serves as the Secretary of the ITU Council Working Group on international Internet-related public policy issues. Prior to joining ITU, Preetam spent nearly 10 years in the private sector, working primarily at research organizations such as Intelligent Automation Inc, a Rockville, Maryland-based research think-tank, focusing on artificial intelligence-based applications, and at AT&T Research Labs in Florham Park, NJ.
He holds Masters degrees in Computer Science from Texas A&M University, College Station, and in Engineering and Public Policy from the University of Maryland, College Park. He has a Bachelor degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Mumbai.