Urs Gasser

Executive Director, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

Executive Director, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University; Professor of Practice, Harvard Law School. Research and teaching activities focus on information law, policy, and society issues and the changing role of academia in the digitally networked age. Current projects – several involving the Global Network of Internet & Society Centers, which he helped to incubate – focus on the governance of evolving and emerging technologies such as cloud computing, the Internet of Things, augmented reality and artificial intelligence, with a particular interest in privacy and security issues and the broader implications of these technologies, including questions of agency and autonomy. As a longer term research interest, studies the patterns of interaction between law and innovation, and innovation with the legal system in the digital age.