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#WLS2019 Global Report: Panelists


Karim Sid Ahmed, GM of Cisco Algeria
Sofiane Chafai, EMEA advisory board at (ISC)2
Walid Ghanemi, Founder and CEO of Legal Doctrine
Badreddine Mouloudji, Lawyer approved by the Supreme Court and the Council of State
Yacine Hafiane, Data analyst

Hajiya Hadiza Ali Dagabana, General Manager, Legal, Regulatory & Compliance Services Department, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC)
Davidson Oturu, Partner, Intellectual Property & ICT, AELEX Legal Practitioners & Arbitrators/Member, Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) Roadmap Committee on the use of FinTech in the Nigerian Capital Market
Joel Godwin, Deputy Director & Head of ICT Industry Training Services Department, ICT Directorate, University of Jos/Coordinator Mikrotik Academy, University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State/Coordinator Juniper Networks Cloud & Automation Academy(JNCAA) / Coordinator of Cisco Networking Academy Support Centre and Instructor Training Centre (ASC & ITC) for West and Central Africa (English Speaking Countries)
Rotimi Ogunyemi, Managing Partner Bayo Ogunyemi & Co/Co-Founder and President, Spindlar Cyberlaw Centre/Lecturer of ICT Law & Policy at Digital Bridge Institute of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)/ Vice Chair of the Information and Communications Technology Law Committee- Nigeria Bar Association-Section on Business Law (SBL)
Ayodele Joshua, Managing Director of Royford Technologies Int’l Limited
Hadiza Ali Dagabana, General Manager Legal, Regulatory & Compliance Services Department, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC)
Odunoluwa Longe, Regional Head West Africa, Justice Accelerator, HiiL

Adv. Anthea Platt, Legal Practice Council
Mariya Badeva-Bright, Co-founder, AfricanLII
Ashlin Perumall, Senior Associate, Baker McKenzie
Neil du Toit, Data Scientist, AfricanLII
Darryl Bernstein, Partner, Baker McKenzie
Adv. Jackie Nagtegaal, Founder, Future Law Faculty
Alison Tilley, Co ordinator, Judges Matter
Emile Gerber, Co-founder, JusDraft
Gabriella Razzano, Founding Director, OpenUp
Nandipha Ganya, Sexual Violence Program Manager
Adam Oxford, HiiL
Themba Mahleka, HiiL
Rico Burnett, Director of Client Innovation, Exigent
William Chin, Business Development Manager, Click2Sure
Damian Michael, Managing Director, Innovo Networks

Kenneth Muhangi, Partner, KTA Advocates
Noelle Van der Waag-Cowling, Lecturer, Stellenbosch University
Tom Grogan, Associate and Co-Lead Blockchain Group, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Magezi Sagesse, Co-Founder & CEO, Justice ChatBot Limited
Daniel Bill Opio, Founder and Executive Director, Cyber Law Initiative
Lema Andrew, Co-Founder and CEO, Easy Matatu
Alexander Twinokwesiga, Founder, Tumaini Chambers
Sim Katende, Partner, Katende Ssempebwa and Company Advocates
Doreen Nawaali, Associate, Mmaks Advocates
Teddy Ruge, Co-founder of Hive Colab
Nathalie Dijkman, CEO of Sema

Asia Pacific

Donna Mayhew, SA Principal Advisor Information Sharing
Andrew Andrews, Data Governance Manager for the ACCC
James Price, Data Ethics Author, Speaker, Founder of Experience Matters (Data Mangement)
Dr. Owen Churches Sr. Statistician, Government of SA
James Scott, CEO and Founder Digichain Capital, Co-Founder Myntd, Chairman SA Blockchain Association
Luke Dale, National Head of HWL Ebsworth’s IP, Technology and Media
Tania Leiman, Dean of Law Flinders University
Michael Macolino, Sr. Manager BDO Technology Advisory Team
Skeeve Stevens, Future Crime Agency
Shanti Korporaal, Future Crime Agency
Luca Gnezda, Head of Taptu IT Advisory

Dr. Anton Didenko, Research Fellow, UNSW Faculty of Law
Michael Morris, Allens Partner
Steve Wilson, Managing Director, Lockstep Group
Dr. Katharine Kemp, Senior Lecturer, UNSW Faculty of Law
Dr. Monika Zalnieriute, Research Fellow, Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation
Evan Walker, Director, Smart Innovation Centre, Transport for NSW
Nicole McDonald, Senior Policy Analyst, The National Transport Commission
Rachael Falk, CEO, Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre and Hub advisory board members
Valeska Bloch, Allens Partner
Paul Domoney, Head of BlackBerry Services, Asia Pacific & Japan
James Turner, Managing Director, CISO Lens
John McKenzie, Legal Services Commission, OLSC
Thomas Chuang, Legal Product Expert, Luminance
Dr. Huon Curtis, Senior Research Analyst, University of Sydney Business School
Dr. Finnian Lattimore, Data Scientist, The Gradient Institute
Felicity Bell, FLIP Stream Research fellow

Professor Simon Chesterman, Dean, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
David Alfred, Chief Counsel, Personal Data Protection Commission
Zechariah Yap Jia Qing, Founding Executive Director, Emerging Technologies Policy Forum
Tony Lai, CodeX Fellow, Stanford Law School
Yum Shoen Yih, Deputy Director, Cyber Security Programme Centre (CSPC), Cyber Security Agency (CSA)
Associate Professor Warren B. Chik, Deputy Director, Centre for AI & Data Governance
Gino Bello, Managing Director, FTI Consulting
Ivan W C Ng, Chief Operating Officer, Asia Mobility Industries (AMI)
Arianne Jimenez, Privacy & Public Policy Manager, APAC, Facebook
Associate Professor Hannah YeeFen Lim, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University
Associate Professor Chen Siyuan, School of Law, Singapore Management University
Jonathan Ng, President, Asia Mobility Industries (AMI)
Ms Hannah Lim Jue Yi, Head of Rule of Law and Emerging Markets, Southeast Asia, LexisNexis Legal & Professional
Mr Rajesh Sreenivasan, Head, Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
Tan Ken Hwee, Chief Transformation and Innovation Officer (Judiciary), Supreme Court of Singapore
Lim Tanguy, Chief Executive Officer, Law Society Pro Bono Services


Joe Keating, Chief Data Officer at Glantus
Michael Murphy, Partner and Head of Cyber Risk and Data Protection at Holmes O’Malley Sexton Solicitors
Sarah Slevin, Corporate & Commercial Lawyer, member of Technology, Cyber and Data Protection Group
Valerie Lyons, Chief Operations Officer of BH Consulting
Stuart Anderson, Managing Director of XpertDPO Ltd. Leading expert in Data Protection
David Bradley, professional in vulnerability management and enterprise security
Paul Griffin, Director at First Compliance and qualified Data Protection Officer with the Institute of Banking
John Cleary, Global Cloud IT Implementation, Digital Realty
Brian Hourigan, Big Data Engineer pursuing MSc in AI
Paul O’Brian, Co-Founder of CalQRisk, Marine Engineer

Alexander Tyulkanov (Moderator), Deputy Department Director for the Regulation of Cyberphysical Systems and Big Data, Skolkovo Foundation
Andrey Neznamov, Executive Director, Sberbank
Maxim Karliuk, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Law and Development HSE-Skolkovo
Roman Dushkin, Director for Science and Technology, AI Agency
Elena Vvedenskaya, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Scientific Information in Social Sciences of the Russian Academy of Science
Roman Yankovskiy, Counsel, Tomashevskaya & Partners Law Firm
Ivan Podmasko, Managing Partner, Scrypta Law Firm
Sergey Voronkevich (Moderator), CEO, Data Privacy Office
Vasily Bannikov, Head of GIB Crypto, Group IB
Maxim Lagutin, Founder, B-152
Stas Sokolovsky, Senior Lawyer, GMT Legal
Holger Zscheyge (Moderator), Managing Director, Infotropic Media
Alexander Sarapin, Executive Director, Pravo Tech
Anna Smirnova, Deputy Director, Scientific Institute for Legal Information at the Ministry of Justice
Ekaterina Shabaeva, Head of Department for Legal Technology, European Legal Service
Dmitrij Grits, Dean at Institute of Business Law Moscow State Kutafin Law Academy

Nwadinobi Obaegbulam, Ogechi, Cyber security specialist
Ostera Leandro, Software engineer
Bjorlin Jonas, Privacy and GDPR specialist
Magnusson Sjöberg, Cecilia, Professor in law and informatics

Josep Mª Martorell, Associate Director at Barcelona Supercomputing Center
Rodolfo Tesone, Managing partner at Across Legal
Ignacio Lacasa, President of ENATIC.

Latin America

Adriana Servín Villada, SAP Government Relations and Corporate Affairs
Julio Téllez Valdés, Research Professor.
Oscar Manuel Lira Arteaga, JusTIC´s Experts in Ciberdelitos
Joel A. Gómez Treviño, Lex Informática Abogados.
Marco V. Herrera, Foro Legal Magazine.
Karen Guadalupe Castillo Acosta, Thomson Reuters
Marilú López, DAMA Mexico Chapter
Baltazar Rodríguez, Client Technical Leader (Cloud, Cognitive, and IoT), IBM
Carlos Valderrama, Managing Partner, Legal Paradox
Marco Antonio Ruiz Aguirre, Chairman of the Board of the Association of Notaries of Mexico City
Teresa Ganado, Thomson Reuters
Adi Corrales Magallanes, Director of Automated Systems of the Engineering and Industrial Development Center
Christian Palacios, Manager in the Strategy, Analytics, Cognitive and M&A area of Deloitte
Luis Gerardo Fonseca, Former General Director of Civil Aviation in the Ministry of Communications
Karla Capetillo Núñez, Editorial Coordinator, Thomson Reuters

Romina Cabrera, Abogada especialista en Seguridad y Derecho Informático
Juan G. Corvalán, Laboratorio de Inteligencia Artificial
Alberto Elisavetsky, ODR LATINOAMERICA
Pablo Fiusa, Proyecto DANE
Ignacio Maglio, Maglio & Asociados
Antonio Martino, Abogado especialista en Derecho Informático
María Victoria Marún, Abogada, profesora en Ciencias Jurídicas
Griselda Mela, Mediación Comunitaria Gobierno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Alejandro Repetto, Inipop
Alberto Schuster, ABECEB
Alejandro Sewrjugin, Economía PHI

Kael Moro, Partner at Vanzin & Penteado Advogados
André Tesser, Legal Director at Celepar
Gustavo Artese, Partner at Viseu Advogados (Digital and Privacy)
Marcos Wachowicz, Coordinator of GEDAI (Study Group on Copyright and Industrial Law) at UFPR
Fernando Zanicotti, Managing Director at Agres
Luiz Rodrigo Grochocki, Coordinator of Innovation and Integration of Technology for Public Safety at the Ministry of Justice
Susan Pastega, Global Risk and Compliance Director at Ebanx
Cinthia Freitas, Professor at PUC PR
Cláudio Carreirão, Project Manager at Volvo, Brazil
Thiago Araujo, Project manager in electrical engineering, electronics and vehicle connectivity at Volvo, Brazil
Gisele Ueno, Founder at Hi-LAW Consult
Gisele Raulik, Open Innovation Leader at Celepar

Dr. Rômulo Valentini, Professor Law & Informatics, UFMG
Dr. Roberto Francisco, CEO Kukac (IBM AI Partner)
Ms. Lorena Lage, Director of Academy Affairs, Brazilian Bar Association
Dr. Tatiana Revoredo, CSO, The Global Strategy
Dr. Renato Martini, Federal Counsil of Brazilian Notary
Paula Figueiredo, President Committe on Law for Startups, Brazilian Bar Association
Ms. Diego Machado, Lawyer and Teacher, UERJ
St. Johan Badra, Sr. Business Developer, Beijaflore
Sr. Bernardo Grossi, President Committee on Data Protection, Brazillian Bar Association
Sr. Sérgio Alves, Ministry of Cience, Technology, Innovation and Communications
Sr. Gabriel Ferraz, Legislative Affairs at Brazilian Support Service for Small-sized companies
Luiza Patusco, Secretary General, Committee on Law for Startups – Brazilian Bar Association

Mário Bessa, Doctor and IT Professor at Amazonas State Univesity (UEA)
Dércio Reis, Doctor and IT Professor at Federal University of Amazonas (UFAM)
André Fabiano, IT Secretary at Federal Justice Court – 11ª Section, member of the Committee on Startups and Innovation – Brazilian Bar, Amazonas Session
Denys Cruz, Sebrae Lab Manaus Coordinator and member of the Committee on Startups and Innovation – Brazilian Bar, Amazonas Session
Tatiana Jansen, Biotechnology Doctor
Irineu Amaro, Professor at Federal University of Amazonas (UFAM)
Aldo Evangelista, Lawyer, President of the Committee on Startups and Innovation, Brazilian Bar, Amazonas Session
Jessica Honda, Lawyer in Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
Karla Pereira, Computation Institute (IComp) at Federal University of Amazonas (UFAM)
Lílian Gibson Santos, Project Manager at PRODAM (Amazonas Data Processing)
Caio Andrade, Lawyer, member of the Committee on Startups and Innovation, Brazilian Bar, Amazonas Session
Andrey Rodrigues, Computation Institute (IComp) at Federal University of Amazonas (UFAM)
Victor Silva, Entrepreneur, Blockchain
Rafael Paixão, Lawyer, member of the Committee on Startups and Innovation, Brazilian Bar, Amazonas Session
Daniel Gottnauer, Entrepreneur, Blockchain, Jaraqui Valley
João Victor Silva Soares, Entrepreneur, Meritocracity
Fábio Andrade, Lawyer, Tax Law Specialist
Juliana Fonseca, Lawyer, member of the Committee on Startups and Innovation – Brazilian Bar, Amazonas Session

North America

Aaron Grinhaus, Author, Business and Tax Lawyer
Alexis Gargurevich, Sr. Manager, ORM, Innovation & Emerging Tech Risk, TD Bank
Amy ter Haar, Osgoode PD, CDL, Globalive Technology
Carlos Chalico, IT Risk Management and Cybersecurity at EY, IAPP, University of Toronto
Daniel Araya, WLS Senior Partner, CIGI
Dina Maxwell Sr., Legal Counsel JD, Axiom
Gordon Ackroyd, Sr. VP and General Counsel, SecureKey
Laila Paszti, JD Of Counsel, Norton Rose, AI Engineer
Logan Wolfe, Manager Cybersecurity and Risk, Deloitte
Myron Mallia-Dare JD MBA, Miller Thomson LLP
Kesem Frank, Co-Founder Aion, CEO Bicameral Ventures
Kathleen Killin, Legal Automation Consultant at Thomson Reuters
Damien McCotter, Legal Counsel, Canada at Thomson Reuters
Usman Sheikh, Partner; National Head of Blockchain/Smart Contracts; National Litigation Lead – Securities, Compliance, Investigations
Brent Arnold, Partner and Technology Sub-Group Leader (Comm Lit) at Gowling WLG Canada
Addison Cameron-Huff, Blockchain lawyer for selected clients, Ethereum’s first lawyer, and co-founder of Toronto Blockchain Week

Jeff Aresty, President, Institute
A.J. Bahou, Technology Lawyer, Waller Law Firm
Carrie Cobb, Law Student, Vanderbilt Law School
Jay Deragon, Architect of Radical Improvements, Unconventional Wisdom
Bruce Doeg, Immediate Past Innovation Manager, Baker, Donelson Law Firm
Eli Edwards, Emerging Technologies Research Librarian, SCU Law Library
Adel Elmessiry, Ph.D., Computer Engineer, Web DB Tech
Jill Fetters, B2B Business Development, Comdata
Allen Gibby, Privacy Counsel, Asurion
Lori Gonzalez, Go-getter, Process Nerd and Problem Solver, Founder Rayna Corp
Joshua Hatcher, Information Security Architect
Gena Helou, Corporate Counsel, Asurion
Courtney Hensley, Cybersecurity Executive, Hylant
Austin Holland, Regulatory Lawyer, Bradley Law Firm
Amber Ivey, Manager of Streamlining of Law Project, Pew Trusts
John Jefferson, Program Manager, Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts
Matthew R. Johnson, Founder Virtual Law Firm, ASIV Law Group
Kelly Parkinson, Paralegal, Express Employment Professionals
Mark Phillips, Ph.D., Professor of Legal Entrepreneurialism, Belmont University
Shaun Plant, Co-Founder and Head of Transformation, LawVu
Mick Pletcher, Sr. Law Firm System Administrator, Waller Law Firm
Ann Pruitt, Executive Director, Tennessee Legal Services Alliance
Rob Rolfsen, Chief Privacy Officer, Asurion
Linda Seely, Executive Director, ABA Dispute Resolution Section
Gerald Smith, Data Protection Office, Asurion
Richard Stout, Executive Director, Legility
J.B. Ruhl, Professor of Law, Director of Program on Law & Innovation, Vanderbilt Law School
Mason Williams, Operations Director, Maize Analytics
Kenneth Vacovec, International Tax Counsel, Vacovec, Mayotte & Singer
Nate Zeitlin, Neurolaw Specialist, Tennessee Home Grown Founder

Linda Tvrdy, Instructor with the Committee on Global Thought, Columbia, and Columbia Blockchain Alliance
Susan Joseph, Principal, Blockchain and Legal Consulting
Jonathan Askin, founder of Brooklyn Law Incubator, professor at Brooklyn Law
Nick Morgan, Partner at Paul Hastings
Behnam Dayanim, Partner, Paul Hastings
Danny Zuckerman, Co-Founder,
Nita Sanger, CEO, Idea Innovate Consulting
Joshua Ashley Klayman, Linklaters U.S. Head of Fintech and Head of Blockchain & Digital Assets; formerly Founder and CEO of Klayman LLC and Inflection Point Blockchain Advisors, LLC
Stephen Palley, Partner, Anderson Kill – Co-Chair, Blockchain and Virtual Currency Practice
Prakash Santhana, Managing Director, Payments Integrity & Cyber Risk Services, Deloitte
Huu Nguyen, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs
Ed Walters, CEO, Fastcase, Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center

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