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Jim X. Dempsey

  • Executive Director, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology
  • Member, Rework America
  • Member, Markle Task Force on National Security in the Information Age

Jim Dempsey is the Executive Director of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology. A leading expert on privacy and Internet policy for three decades, Dempsey spent 18 years with the Center for Democracy and Technology, a nonprofit headquartered in Washington, D.C., and served as its executive director from 2003 to 2005. He led the center's Global Internet Policy Initiative, which worked with government officials, industry, and human rights organizations on Internet policy issues in developing and transitional countries.