Joseph Potvin is the co-founding Executive Director of Xalgorithms Foundation, and co-designer of an Internet of Rules (IoR). This enables simple and efficient publishing and fetching of independent, self-contained computational algorithms over the Internet in a common, flexible way, using free/libre components and specifications. The implications for international "Trade Policy 3.0" have been reported upon recently by the World Economic Forum, the WTO Public Forum, and the LSE Business Review. Recently Mr Potvin was a guest speaker on "Automating Legislation" for the Digital Caucus of Canada's Parliament, and through 2016-17 he was a contributing member of the US Federal Reserve's "Faster Payments Task Force". Between 2006 and 2012 while employed at Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, he led IT Expenditure Analysis and Reporting. Also for the Interoperability Division, he designed and coordinated the High Resilience Environment, achieving 90% cost savings over comparable data centre systems. His first Canadian Government employment was as a staff economist on the core drafting team of "Canada's Green Plan", where he jointly authored sections on market-based instruments and extensions to national accounts. Over the years he has worked on project contracts to six divisions of The World Bank, four divisions of the International Development Research Centre, and two parts of Global Affairs Canada, with assignments in over 20 countries. Besides his professional duties Mr Potvin is completing a Doctorate in Project Management at Université du Québec. He holds an MPhil from Cambridge (geographical economics) and an Honors BA (economics) from McGill. Early in his career he taught economics a three universities in Bogota, Colombia.