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Co-Author of “Big Data” and “Delete;” Expert on the Networked Economy

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Viktor Mayer-Schönberger Bio

Viktor Mayer-Schönberger is an expert on the role of information in the networked economy, discussing how big data is going to changes how people live, work, and think. He is also a prolific author and the professor of internet governance and regulation at the Internet Institute at Oxford University. He has been studying data privacy, governance in virtual worlds, law and entrepreneurship, e-government, and big data and is an advocate of the right to be digitally ‘forgotten’ in the form of expiration dates for personal information. An expert on information law and regulation, he advises businesses, governments, and international organizations on the new economy and information society issues.Viktor Mayer-Schnberger is co-author (with Kenn Cukier) of the business bestseller Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think. Acclaimed for his ground-breaking research into the role of information in the networked economy, Mayer-Schnberger is a visionary thinker about information innovation and governance, data privacy, memory and forgetting in a digital age, electronic government, and of course big data.He is Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at Oxford Universitys Internet Institute and a faculty affiliate of the Belfer Center of Science and International Affairs at Harvard University. He has published eight books, including the awards-winning Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age and he is the author of over a hundred articles and book chapters on the information economy.A frequent public speaker, and sought expert for print and broadcast media worldwide, he has been featured in New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The Economist, Nature, Science, NPR, BBC, The Guardian, Le Monde, El Pais, Die Zeit, Der Spiegel, and WIRED.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and other top speakers and celebrities.

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