Bill Densmore is executive director and founder of the Information Trust Exchange Governing Association (ITEGA). Densmore developed the idea for ITEGA as a Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) fellow.
A career journalist, publisher and tech entrepreneur, Densmore has been an editor/writer for The Associated Press in Boston, Chicago and San Francisco and co-owned and published The Advocate newsweeklies for the Berkshires/southwestern Vermont. Densmore founded Amherst, Mass.-based Clickshare Service Corp. , which provides user registration, authentication, content access control and transaction services to Internet web content sites and publishers. He is co-founder of Taxonometrics Inc., a New York-based company incubating a news- and information-personalization service called LifeStream®️. He’s a founding member and director of Journalism That Matters and also served eight years on the board of the New England Newspaper & Press Association and four years on the board of Shires Media Partnership, Inc.