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Malavika Jayaram

Digital Asia Hub
Executive Director
Hong Kong
Malavika is the inaugural Executive Director of the Digital Asia Hub, Hong Kong. Incubated by the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and a diverse group of academic, civil society, and private sector partners, the Hub provides a non-partisan, open, and collaborative platform for research, knowledge sharing, and capacity building related to Internet and society issues with a focus on digital Asia.

In a previous life as a practising technology lawyer, Malavika spent over 15 years in London and India, with global law firm Allen & Overy in the Communications, Media & Technology group, as Vice President and Technology Counsel at Citigroup, and as Partner at Jayaram & Jayaram. She was one of 10 Indian lawyers selected for The International Who's Who of Internet e-Commerce & Data Protection Lawyers directory for 2012 and 2013. In August 2013, she was voted one of India's leading lawyers, one of only 8 women to be featured in the "40 under 45" survey conducted by Law Business Research, London.

A graduate of the National Law School of India, Malavika has an LL.M. from Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago. She taught India's first course on information technology and law in 1997, and is Adjunct Faculty at Northwestern as part of the new Master of Science in Law program bridging STEM subjects and the law. She has been a Fellow with the Centre for Internet & Society, India, since 2009 where she helped start their privacy program. She was a Visiting Scholar at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, and has had fellowships at the University of Sydney and the Institute for Technology & Society, Rio de Janeiro. She is on the Advisory Boards of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and the Indian Journal of Law & Technology. Malavika has been a Berkman Fellow at Harvard since 2013, working on privacy, identity, biometrics and data ethics.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, March 30


Friday, April 1