Viktor Mayer-Schönberger

Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation, University of Oxford, UK

Viktor is Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at the University of Oxford. He is also a faculty affiliate of the Belfer Center of Science and International Affairs at Harvard University. He has published twelve books, including most recently "Framers - Human Advantage in an Age of Technology and Turmoil" (Dutton/Ebury, with Kenneth Cukier & Francis de Vericourt), the international bestseller "Big Data" (HMH, co-authored with Kenneth Cukier, translated into more than twenty languages) and the awards-winning "Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age" with Princeton University Press. He is the author of over a hundred articles and book chapters on the governance of information. He is a frequent public speaker, and sought expert for print and broadcast media worldwide. He is also on the boards of foundations, think tanks and organizations focused on studying the information economy, and advises governments, businesses and NGOs on new economy and information society issues. Viktor studied in Salzburg, Harvard and at the London School of Economics. Viktor is a Fellow of Salzburg Global Seminar.

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