Danny Weitzner

MIT CSAIL

Daniel J. Weitzner is Founding Director of the MIT Internet Policy Research Initiative, Principal Research Scientist at CSAIL and teaches Internet public policy in MIT’s Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department. He was United States Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Internet Policy in the White House where he led initiatives on privacy, cybersecurity, copyright, and digital trade policies, and was responsible for the Obama administration’s Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights and the OECD Internet Policymaking Principles. Weitzner is a Founder of the Center for Democracy and Technology, led the World Wide Wed Consortium’s public policy activities, and was Deputy Policy Director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. He is a member of Council on Foreign Relations.