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Peter Swire

Peter Swire is currently the Huang Professor of Law and Ethics in the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He also serves as a Senior Counsel to the law firm of Alston & Bird, LLP. Swire has been a leading privacy and Internet scholar since the rise of the Internet in the 1990s. In 2013, Peter served as one of the five members of President Obama’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology. He was also the Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy from 2009 to 2010. Previously, under President Clinton, Swire was the Chief Counselor for Privacy in the Office of Management and Budget. He has lectured extensively on privacy and security issues and is the author of six books, numerous scholarly papers, and op-eds in various national news outlets. Swire graduated from Princeton University and earned a J.D. from Yale Law School where he was an editor of the Yale Law Journal.