Peter Swire

Organisation: Georgia Tech and Research Director, Cross-Border Data Forum (US)

Peter Swire is the Elizabeth and Tommy Holder Chair and Professor of Law and Ethics in the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology, senior counsel with the law firm of Alston & Bird, and Research Director of the Cross-Border Data Forum. Under President Clinton, Swire was Chief Counselor for Privacy in the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. Swire served as one of five members of President Obama’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology. In 2015, the International Association of Privacy Professionals awarded Swire its annual Privacy Leadership Award. In 2018, Swire was named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow for his project on “Protecting Human Rights and National Security in the New Age of Data Nationalism.”