The Global Network Initiative (GNI) welcomes Vivek Krishnamurthy in his independent capacity as the newest member of the GNI academic constituency.

Mr. Krishnamurthy is currently a law professor at the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section of the University of Ottawa and Director of the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC). He served as an academic board member until August 2018 representing the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University, a community he continues to be a part of, and has worked on corporate social responsibility and privacy and data security practices at Foley Hoag, LLP.

“GNI has benefitted from Mr. Krishnamurthy’s extensive expertise on GNI’s issues and we are thankful for his valuable contributions to GNI over the years, including his work to help us improve the GNI assessment,” said GNI Executive Director, Judith Lichtenberg.

“I am truly privileged to have been associated with GNI in a number of capacities and I am eager to continue to contribute to the organization in my new role as a Professor at the University of Ottawa. I am particularly interested in contributing to the ongoing evolution of the GNI’s assessment processes, in view of the lessons learned from the most recent round of independent assessments,” said Mr. Krishnamurthy.

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