Peter Swire is the Elizabeth and Tommy Holder Chair and Professor of Law and Ethics in the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and is senior counsel with the law firm of Alston & Bird. Under President Clinton, Swire was Chief Counselor for Privacy in the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. Swire served as one of five members of President Obama’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology. Prior to that, he was co-chair of the global Do Not Track process for the World Wide Web Consortium. In 2015, the International Association of Privacy Professionals awarded Swire its annual Privacy Leadership Award. In 2018, Swire was named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow for his project on “Protecting Human Rights and National Security in the New Age of Data Nationalism.”
Theodore Christakis is Professor of International Law at the Université Grenoble Alpes, a Member of the Institut Universitaire de France and of the French National Digital Council. He is director of the Centre for International Security and European Studies and a deputy Director of the Grenoble Alpes Data Institute. He has published or co-edited 9 books and is the author or co-author of more than 65 articles and book chapters that focus on public international law, international security law, international and European protection of human rights, cyber security law and data protection. He has served as Legal Counsel for governments, international organisations and the private sector.
Jennifer Daskal is an Associate Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law, where she teaches and writes in the fields of criminal, national security, and constitutional law. From 2009-2011, Daskal was counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for National Security at the Department of Justice. Prior to joining DOJ, Daskal was senior counterterrorism counsel at Human Rights Watch, worked as a staff attorney for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, and clerked for the Honorable Jed S. Rakoff. She also spent two years as a national security law fellow and adjunct professor at Georgetown Law Center. From 2016-2017, she was an Open Society Institute Fellow working on issues related to privacy and law enforcement access to data across borders. Her work on cross-border data issues has appeared in numerous outlets, including the Yale Law Journal, Vanderbilt Law Review, New York Times, and elsewhere.
DeBrae Kennedy-Mayo is a Research Faculty Member at the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She works as part of a small team who research, write, and teach on legal and policy issues concerning privacy and cybersecurity. Peter Swire and Kennedy-Mayo are the co-authors of the forthcoming 2020 edition of U.S. PRIVATE SECTOR PRIVACY: LAW AND PRACTICE FOR INFORMATION PRIVACY PROFESSIONALS – the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) book that is used by professionals who are preparing for the IAPP certification exam on U.S. private-sector privacy and that now serves as the textbook for Georgia Tech’s online privacy class entitled Privacy for Professionals. With her co-authors, Kennedy-Mayo has written on cross-border issues focusing on the U.S., Europe, and India. Prior to her work at Georgia Tech, Kennedy-Mayo was employed as both an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Georgia and an Assistant District Attorney. Prior to that, Kennedy-Mayo clerked for the Honorable William Howard, Sr.
Mona Giacometti is a PhD researcher at UCLouvain in Belgium. She is currently working on a dissertation on the collection of electronic evidence in the context of the European Union. The objective of her dissertation is to build an effective model that also respects the State’s sovereignty. A significant part of her dissertation is dedicated to the analysis of the provisions of American Law with which many service providers have to comply when they are asked to disclose data by European law enforcement authorities. Before focusing on her dissertation, Mona Giacometti wrote several papers and book chapters in the field of Belgian and European criminal law. She is also a lawyer in the Belgian law firm Iuxta Legal. She focuses her practice on business criminal law.