Steve DelBianco is a well-known expert on Internet governance, online consumer protection, online privacy and Internet taxation. Mr. DelBianco leads NetChoice in promoting the integrity and availability of the Internet, and has become a fixture in Internet policy debates in the states, in Washington, DC and at global Internet governance organizations.
Mr. DelBianco has provided expert testimony in 12 congressional hearings and is a frequent witness before state legislatures and at legislator conferences. For over a decade, he has been a powerful advocate for NetChoice positions at the National Conference of State Legislatures and the American Legislative Exchange Council. Mr. DelBianco is also a board member for the Business Advisory Council of the Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board, where he is the lone opponent of new tax burdens on Internet commerce.
Mr. DelBianco is frequently quoted on technology issues in the media, including a segment on 60 Minutes exposing barriers to innovation in residential real estate. Recently, Mr. DelBianco has debated online taxes on CNN’s The Situation Room, CNBC’s Kudlow & Company, the PBS Nightly Business Report, CBS This Morning and American Public Media's Marketplace.
His analysis of new Internet sales taxes was featured in a full-page debate in The Wall Street Journal in 2011. In the past year alone, Mr. DelBianco’s quotes and editorials have appeared in POLITICO, National Journal, Chicago Tribune, CNet, PC World, The Sacramento Bee, Washington Post and San Francisco Chronicle.
Before his work at NetChoice, Mr. DelBianco was founder and president of Financial Dynamics, an IT consulting firm that he led through the evolution of industry trends. Under his leadership, by 1997 Financial Dynamics grew to over $20 million in revenues.
Mr. DelBianco holds degrees in both engineering and economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Wharton School. He lives in McLean, Virginia with his wife and three children, where he is active in community government.