Urs Gasser

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Urs Gasser is a Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School and the Executive Director of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. His research, teaching, and other efforts cover a wide range of issues in technology and policy, including artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, the internet of things, and legal innovation. Among other books, Gasser has co-authored, with John Palfrey, Born Digital: How Children Grow Up in a Digital Age (2008, rev. 2016), Interoperability: The Promise and Perils of Highly Interconnected Systems (2012), and The Connected Parent: An Expert Guide to Parenting in a Digital World (2020). He is also the author or co-author of over 100 scholarly articles and book chapters. He graduated with an SJD from the University of St. Gallen and an LLM from Harvard Law School, and he has held visiting professorships at Keio University, the University of St. Gallen, the University of Zürich, and Singapore Management University.