Malavika Jayaram

Malavika Jayaram is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, focusing on privacy, identity, and free expression. She is also a fellow at the Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore, and author of the India chapter for the Data Protection & Privacy volume in the Getting the Deal Through series. Malavika is one of ten Indian lawyers in The International Who’s Who of Internet e-Commerce & Data Protection Lawyers directory. In August 2013, she was voted one of India’s leading lawyers—one of only eight women to be featured in the “40 under 45” survey conducted by the Law Business Research, London. In a different life, she spent eight years in London, practicing law with Allen & Overy in the Communications, Media & Technology group, and as vice president and technology counsel at Citigroup. She is working on a Ph.D. about the development of a privacy jurisprudence and discourse in India, viewed through the lens of the Indian biometric identification project.

Twitter: @MalJayaram

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