Mr Cameron Kerry
Sidley Austin LLP
Cameron F. Kerry is Senior Counsel in the Boston and Washington, D.C. offices of Sidley Austin LLP. He is former General Counsel and Acting Secretary of the United States Department of Commerce, where he played a leadership role in privacy, cybersecurity, and the flow of information and technology across international borders. At Sidley, his broad practice operates at the intersection of law, technology, and public policy and is informed by his years of government service and over three decades in private practice. Cam is the recent co-author of Essentially Equivalent: A Comparison of the Legal Orders for Privacy and Data Protection in the European Union and United States (Sidley Austin LLP 2016) and frequent contributor to Data Matters, Sidley’s Cybersecurity, Privacy, Data Protection, Internet Law and Policy blog. His article 'Finding a Safe Harbor for Safe Harbor,’ written in advance of the European Court of Justice decision invalidating the Safe Harbor Framework, was selected for the prestigious Burton Foundation award for excellence in legal writing by law firms. Cam is also the first Ann R. and Andrew H. Tisch Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Governance Studies and the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings Institute, and a visiting scholar with the MIT Media Lab.